Business Acumen Is Imperative for Our Profession

By Ron Culp During a recent Economic Club of Chicago member group discussion that I led, civic leaders vividly described the dire need to improve business literacy among high school students. Despite their personal business accomplishments, more than a couple of the leaders mentioned how they wished their own children better understood business basics. I…… Continue reading Business Acumen Is Imperative for Our Profession

Bottom Line to a Successful Career: 10 Tips

For years, writing has been the consensus #1 skill demanded of top prospective public relations talent. Nothing else came close. But as the role of communicators has pivoted from being tacticians to becoming true business partners, so has the demand shifted to individuals who are not only good writers, but also who are comfortable with…… Continue reading Bottom Line to a Successful Career: 10 Tips

Colleges Should Require Business 101

“Matt Ragas According to the latest jobs report, released last week by the Labor Department, the U.S. unemployment rate┬áticked up to 7.9 percent for January. More alarming was a report from Generation Opportunity, released the same day, placing the unemployment rate for those under age 30 at 11.5 percent, or nearly 50 percent higher than…… Continue reading Colleges Should Require Business 101