By Richie Roesner Hundreds of public relations professionals converged on the renowned Chicago startup hub, 1871, to for last week’s 2018 PRWeek conference, PRDecoded. With the promise of “a master class on the best tools, tactics and guidelines to ensure communicators thrive in an ever-evolving digital world,” two of my colleagues from Hill+Knowlton Strategies and…… Continue reading Adapting to Change: 3 Takeaways from PRDecoded
Renee Wilson became president of the PR Council last month after a long career in a variety of agency roles–most recently as chief client officer at MSLGroup. In this Career Capsule Renee Wilson discusses her early jobs and how they influenced her career. Before I even knew what public relations was, I was seeking out…… Continue reading Renee Wilson: A Purposeful Career Path
A “Who’s Who” in public relations showed up in Chicago Thursday night to salute six role-model mentors at the Plank Center’s second annual “Milestones in Mentoring” gala. The outstanding mentors receiving recognition at the second annual awards dinner in Chicago Thursday night were: Legacy: Ann Barkelew, senior counselor and founding general manager of Fleishman Hillard Minneapolis/St.…… Continue reading Six Great Mentors Share Common Qualities: Passion for Their Jobs and Commitment to Help Others
Matt Soriano 2010 has brought a new sense of optimism in the business and public relations worlds. Companies are hiring more aggressively, albeit with increased “skill set” selectivity. According to a Q4 Quick Survey, half of the Council of Public Relations Firms’ members anticipate and increase of hiring activity in 2010. The LAGRANT…… Continue reading Are You Marketing Yourself Correctly?
Richard Bailey If I’m to look ahead, then let me start by glancing backwards a moment. Just over a year ago, Sir Martin Sorrell gave the annual Distinguished Lecture for the Institute for Public Relations. Sorrell is Group Chief Executive of WPP, the global marketing services business that owns the Hill & Knowlton and…… Continue reading 6 Tips to Improve PR Prospects in 2010