Summer is over. Time to get back to work—especially if you are a student or young professional pursuing a career in public relations. This time of year provides endless opportunities to engage in events, activities and organizations that expand your network and future job prospects. If you are in college, there is no excuse for…… Continue reading Build Your Network, Advance Your Career: Join Now
By Jill Stewart 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of my arrival in Chicago. My four decades here track with my career path in public relations. During that time the Publicity Club of Chicago has been an integral part of my professional development. This is my thank you note to PCC. I. Making acquaintances Then as…… Continue reading Thanks PCC!
Going to school in Chicago, there are many frigid cold days that you don’t want to step out of your dorm room. But I’m urging you to act like everyday is a beautiful august afternoon, and see what the world has to offer you. As a student, on-campus organizations can reveal a whole new world…… Continue reading All About That Pace–No Trouble
It is never too early or even too late to start networking. Just because you missed some events does not mean you should let other pass you by again. As students, we must be willing to put ourselves out there in the professional world to soak in the knowledge and experience provided by these opportunities.…… Continue reading Students: Seek Out Opportunities to Network
By Sadie McGuire The Publicity Club of Chicago (PCC) has been a staple for public relations professionals in the city since 1941. Being around for 71 years, the Club has seen its fair share of trends in the PR industry. Keeping up with the newest innovations, PCC befittingly made social media the topic of its…… Continue reading Social Media Trends PR Pros Need To Know
Karen Bloom I’ve been a professional recruiter for, well let’s just say many years, and the one thing I can say about PR industry salaries is that regardless of the year, and regardless of the economy, salaries for junior- to mid-level pros have remained pretty consistent. So, what’s so different about salaries and the…… Continue reading PR Salary Survey: Focus on Relevance, Flexibility