By Siona Chibber Five established women leaders of the communication field recently shared their candid views on careers and tips for successful leadership with DePaul University communication students from PR and advertising courses of Nina Abnee and Ron Culp as well as several DePaul PRSSA leaders. Now in its sixth year, this year’s panel…… Continue reading “We Evolve” – Women in Communication
Beginner’s Guide to Getting a Job When You Have Limited Experience
By David Albritton Ok college students – let’s talk about ways to help you find a great job after you graduate – even if you have limited experience. This is often perplexing situation for many students because some employers want you to already have experience by the time you apply for their open role(s). Not…… Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to Getting a Job When You Have Limited Experience
The ‘Feminization’ of PR
By Siona Chibber When I switched my major to public relations and began participating in PR/Advertising events and classes, I quickly noticed many of the people in these careers were women. I was shocked by this because I had never heard of a job consisting primarily of women over men. Especially considering that PR…… Continue reading The ‘Feminization’ of PR
Entering the PR and Communications Content Creation Game? 5 Useful Lessons for Success
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
The Search is On!
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!
15 Questions to Ask Yourself to Discover Your True Passions
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
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!
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
Top 10 Posts of 2022 Focus on Self Improvement, Job Search and DEI
Time flies: Culpwrit is wrapping up its 14th year and nearing 1,500 posts. It was the early spring of 2008 when three interns led by Kevin Saghy pitched the idea of this blog to yours truly, who at the time headed the Chicago office of Ketchum. That winning pitch was more life changing than…… Continue reading Top 10 Posts of 2022 Focus on Self Improvement, Job Search and DEI