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Peer Mentoring in College, What’s In It For Me?

October 16th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy Colin Wylie Professionals frequently hear the call to action to become mentors to the rising generation. Numerous studies have indicated the correlation between mentorship and engagement in the workplace. Recently, a study of millennials by Deloitte indicated, “Mentoring is having a positive impact and six in ten (61 percent) Millennials are currently benefiting from […]

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Paying It Forward Begins in College, Just Ask Katie

October 12th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetI spent the first part of this week in Boston where I saw future leaders of the public relations profession in action. And the future looks bright. Some 1,000 members of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) participated in a wide range of meetings and workshops that exposed them to new ideas and […]

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Secrets to a Successful Client/Agency Relationship

October 8th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy Jessica West A few nights ago, our class was fortunate enough to hear from Jeff Winton, Chief Communications Officer of Astellas, and Wendy Lund, CEO of GCI Health. Over the hour, Jeff and Wendy discussed their client/agency partnership and went on to share tips for an effective client/agency relationship. Given Jeff and Wendy’s two-decade-long working relationship, […]

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6 Tips to Help You Ace the Writing Test

October 2nd, 2017 · 1 Comment

Tweet Gone are the days you interviewed, got a job offer and then had to take a perfunctory writing test. Today, a growing number of companies and agencies now require applicants to pass writing tests before they even get considered for an interview. Perhaps this new wrinkle stems from the fact that over 60% of […]

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Find Your Moments of Extraordinary Impact

September 21st, 2017 · 8 Comments

TweetI’m just back from this week’s annual conference of the Arthur W. Page Society—stimulated by many great sessions, speeches and one-on-one conversations with PR leaders from around the world. At one of the closing sessions, Chip Heath, author of The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact, talked about memorable powerful moments in […]

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