By David J. Albritton If you’re lucky, you’ve already discovered many of your passions and get to spend much of your time enjoying things that bring you excitement and joy. However, maybe you’ve not yet connected with activities, skills, and interests that ignite your passion. It takes time, soul-searching, and some life experience to identify…… Continue reading 15 Questions to Ask Yourself to Discover Your True Passions
Category: Advice from a Pro
Get Out and Go Places!
You might just learn something you already know. By William Soquet As I listened to a talk delivered by Matt Ragas and Ron Culp, both professors of public relations at DePaul, their themes sounded familiar. Not vaguely familiar as in ‘I think I’ve heard of this before’, but familiar as in ‘these themes are…… Continue reading Get Out and Go Places!
Need College Cash? Don’t Overlook Scholarships
Every year I am amazed with the insanely large number of scholarships that go unclaimed. But I always enjoy finding unusual scholarships that would be fun to pursue. For example, if you’re adept at using duct tape, high school students might qualify for a $10,000 Stuck at Prom Scholarship. Yes, that’s an actual scholarship.…… Continue reading Need College Cash? Don’t Overlook Scholarships
No Bull: Everyone Can be a Better Writer
Here are two resources to get you started. By Jill O’Mahony Stewart, MS, MA By February, those New Year’s resolutions are mostly in the rear-view mirror. At Weight Watchers, we have a saying, “Nothing changes if nothing changes.” But you don’t slim down without modifying your eating habits and increasing your activity. When it…… Continue reading No Bull: Everyone Can be a Better Writer
2023: Year of AI, AR and Influencer Relations
By Andrea Holland 2023 is shaping up to be a big year for the PR industry. That said, isn’t it always a big year? At the pace the PR/Comms world moves, it’s sometimes hard to keep up with the latest and greatest tools and processes that are proving to be effective. Staying ahead of…… Continue reading 2023: Year of AI, AR and Influencer Relations
New Year, New Me… New Resume
PRSSA Chapter Gives Future Communicators Tools They Need to Succeed in the Job Search By Gisselle Bahena DePaul’s PRSSA and Ad Society recently co-hosted a career workshop event named, New Year, New Me…New Resume. The purpose of this event was to give students the opportunity to enhance their professional materials and skills so they…… Continue reading New Year, New Me… New Resume
Still Not Done: Fighting Ageism in the Workplace
By Lauren McGrath and Ella Tobias Patti Temple Rocks has held a variety of titles throughout her 40 years in the communications field before ageism activist became a part of the list. But whatever title she’s holding – whether it’s writer, speaker, manager or mentor – what’s most important is that she’s still not…… Continue reading Still Not Done: Fighting Ageism in the Workplace
Oscar Suris: A PR Pro Who Embraces Growth Through Reinvention
By Mila Osorio and Chris Lopez Oscar Suris is no stranger to how hard work, determination, and a willing spirit can aid one in defying the odds. Statistically, few Hispanics and Latinos reach the highest levels of corporations in the United States. This Cuba native, however, has not only headed global communications for a…… Continue reading Oscar Suris: A PR Pro Who Embraces Growth Through Reinvention
What Does Success In Your 20’s Look Like?
By Alexis Diller and Jason Grapethin In 2020, for a brief moment, the world stopped. With it, so too did the dreams and aspirations of so many young and talented people. Landon Campbell, a California native and soon-to-be DePaul University graduate was at a crossroads. Looking around, he thought, “Am I just going to…… Continue reading What Does Success In Your 20’s Look Like?
Resolved: To Write Better
Top 5 Tips for the New Year By Judith Stern Friedman January is a fitting time to reflect on our work as communication professionals. Thanks to the Romans, the name of this month hails from Janus, the god of beginnings and transitions. How ironic that in a writing framework, starting and transitioning are among our…… Continue reading Resolved: To Write Better