By Katie Stoller I am one of those people who regularly pops up from a deep sleep and scribbles notes down. To the complete annoyance of my husband, I have to keep a pen and paper next to my bed because I’m usually too tired to get up but I know I need to…… Continue reading Creating the Insider’s Guide to Influencer Marketing
By Craig Engstrom Disclaimer: Ron Culp did not solicit this post. These are my opinions. If you’re reading this, you already know what I know: Ron Culp is the cool uncle you wish you had at family gatherings. He’s a seasoned PR and communications professional who has worked with big names like Eli Lilly,…… Continue reading Entering the PR and Communications Content Creation Game? 5 Useful Lessons for Success
By Howard N. Karesh, APR I’ve learned a great deal while searching for my next full-time role, and I’m pleased to share the following encouragement and guidance to my fellow searchers, at every career point. Just because you’ve labored to earn an offer does NOT mean you have to take it. If you decide…… Continue reading The Search is On!
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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