Recruiters report almost a thousand applications flowing into their agencies for each new summer internship and coveted entry-level job. With that in mind this is the season to focus on differentiating yourself from run-of-the-mill candidates. Based on observations from the recent PRSSA national conference “career exhibition” in Atlanta, a few agencies drew the attention of…… Continue reading 12 Steps to Stand Out From the Crowd
PRSA Chicago recently invited young professionals to the “Taking a Closer Look at Food” workshop to help attendees gain perspective into the evolving PR world. The workshop included a panel led by Ketchum Midwest Director Bill Zucker that offered tips on how to become a more successful PR professional. The following are tips recorded by young…… Continue reading PR Pros Offer Interview and Job Start Tips
With the rapid rise in video communication, job seekers can set themselves apart from others via a video resume or strong performance during a video interview. This InfoGraphic provides tips that will help you shine.
If you’re anything like me, you probably have Googled “Interview Tips” a million times before any interview. Of course, most of the advice is definitely solid. Recently, however, I’ve had the opportunity to interview and hire people myself, and sitting on the other side of the table has been an interesting experience, to say the…… Continue reading 5 Interview Tips They Don’t Talk About at Career Services
Leah Bassettt Your first day at a new job has arrived – a swiveling chair, an empty desk, a new email address and a feeling that you’ve started the climb up the corporate ladder begin to circle around your brain like Chicago’s blustering wind. A few days into your new job and you might…… Continue reading Resume and Interview Tips from Pros With Commentary from a Young Professional