By Ali Burleson Who is the woman behind @GirlBossTown? Robyn DelMonte is the self-proclaimed “internet’s agent,” and she does it all within the scope of her preferred social media platform, TikTok. A content creator and social media influencer, DelMonte is a leading public relations professional, yet until recently, she did it all for free…… Continue reading The Ultimate PR Girl Boss: Robyn DelMonte
This headline from the Labor Day print edition of The New York Times hopefully drew thousands of young professionals into reading the article, including former students of mine – a few of whom are into their sixth, seventh and eighth jobs since graduating three to five years ago. Long gone is the belief you…… Continue reading Job Hopping Looks Bad on the Résumé. Gen Z Doesn’t Care.
By Christina Steed This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending DePaul University’s graduation ceremony. I hadn’t attended before even though I’ve been an adjunct professor since 2019. The stars aligned. I was in town. And I was able to secure some ceremony regalia last minute. I was also able to make it…… Continue reading Congrats to the Class of 2023: Advice For Them and My Younger Self
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
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
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
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!