There’s no better time to prepare for a job search than now. Experts suggest that more job opportunities will be available in 2017 than at any point in the past decade. Are you ready if opportunity comes knocking? While the profession and academic programs continue to produce more PR talent than can be fully absorbed, gone are…… Continue reading Are You Ready if Opportunity Comes Knocking?
Before we get too distracted by the holidays, this is the perfect week to remember and thank those who have been helpful to you and your career. In some cases, they will be surprised by the thought, but you can bet they will be very happy to hear from you. While in Atlanta recently for…… Continue reading Take a Moment to Say Thanks to Your Mentors
“Thank you” – It’s a simple phrase that leaves a lasting impact. Time and time again, my peers and I hear about the importance of this simple phrase, often accompanied by the recommendation to show our gratitude with a personal, hand-written note. So, then why don’t more people do it? I’m not sure of that…… Continue reading ‘Thank You’ Can Create Lifelong Relationships
In this season of graduations, it’s interesting to note that graduation speeches can be inspiring, deadly dull, or even insulting. Advice to grads often includes admonitions to “suck it up,” “pay your dues,” or “it’s not just about you.” A recent college reunion reminded me how important even random words of encouragement can be…… Continue reading The Power of Encouragement