First 90 Days on the Job

This is the exciting time of year when a lot of recent graduates and young professionals are landing jobs. The first several weeks in a new job are usually both exciting and filled with a certain amount of anxiety. Your  new relationships and the unfamiliar corporate culture also can be a source of  apprehension as you figure out how best…… Continue reading First 90 Days on the Job

Reflections on A Young Pro’s First Business Trip

  By John Dangles Earlier this month, I experienced one of the most exciting moments in my career – my first business trip.  This was a big opportunity in my career as it reflected my managers’ confidence in me to represent the agency and its client. In addition, this trip was the final result of…… Continue reading Reflections on A Young Pro’s First Business Trip

Admitting Mistakes Sooner Than Later Saves Jobs

Q. Although this has never happened to me, I was wondering if you had any pointers on improving your relationship with your employer if something goes wrong from the beginning. I feel it is important to understand how to deal with this in the professional workplace, especially for new employees. A. If this hasn’t happened to you yet,…… Continue reading Admitting Mistakes Sooner Than Later Saves Jobs

3 Workplace No-No’s for Young Professionals

  If you recently graduated from college and are relatively new to the workforce, it can be hard to understand the professional world immediately. There are so many unwritten rules, and often, you don’t really have anyone to guide you through these rules, until, that is, you make a mistake and learn the hard way.…… Continue reading 3 Workplace No-No’s for Young Professionals

Building a Relationship With Your Employer

  No matter where an employee works, they usually like the idea of being seen in a positive light by their employer. Sometimes, it doesn’t always work out and the employer ends up with a negative impression of the employee. Regardless of whether you’re a new hire or someone who has been with the company…… Continue reading Building a Relationship With Your Employer

4 Tips for Transition to Corporate Culture

Early in many young PR professionals’ careers, you may start out working for a small business with only a handful of co-workers. The environment, dress code, and overall culture in many small businesses are emphatically casual, and the hierarchy is not as necessarily as rigid or clearly spelled out. For many young professionals, this is…… Continue reading 4 Tips for Transition to Corporate Culture