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Announcing #50Shows: Giving Women a Platform and a Voice

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Being a woman in business and a mom juggling family responsibilities certainly has presented many great adventures and challenges. They say, “Balance, balance, balance.” I’ve spent a large part of my career finding this balance between career and family, as well as mentoring other women, both seasoned and young professionals, to do the same. My mantra has always been to grow by embracing new opportunities, even when the journey is uncertain.

Q&A Interview with theSkimm co-founders, Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg

Q&A Interview with theSkimm co-founders, Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg 3

If you haven’t checked out theSkimm, I encourage you to take a look. I recently wrote about the daily email newsletter in my blog post, What’s in your Fall 2014 Communications Toolkit?” For me, theSkimm is an essential tool. For those of you who are curious about theSkimm and how the newsletter came to life, here’s a Q&A with the co-founders, Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg.

PRStudChat & PR20Chat Kick off the Busy Season With a “Back to School #PRToolkit” Twitter Chat on Sept. 9th

PRStudChat & PR20Chat Kick off the Busy Season With a “Back to School #PRToolkit” Twitter Chat on Sept. 9th 2

Where did the summer go? It’s September, which, for most, marks the busy season. Vacation is over and our students, educators and pros are either back in the classroom or busy at work. On September 9th at 8:30 p.m. ET, the #PRStudChat and #PR20Chat communities will gather for a joint Twitter chat discussion on finding the most effective resources to include in a “Back to School #PRToolkit.”

How to Get Ahead in PR and in Business

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I spent a good part of last week in Orlando at the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Annual Conference. After my session concluded, there was one question, which stood out in my mind. I was so pleased to have a young professional approach me to ask, “How do you get ahead in public relations and […]

Guest Blog Post: What Does Being a Millennial Really Mean?

Guest Blog Post: What Does Being a Millennial Really Mean? 0

It seems more and more businesses are trying to figure out Gen Y aka Millennials these days. First off…what is a Millennial? Some countries define the generation as anyone born from 1980 to the early 2000s; however, in the U.S. and the U.K. it is defined as anyone born from 1980 to the early 1990s – we’ll go with that one.

Part I: Treat Every Meeting Like a First Interview

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This post is Part I of a two-part series on Treating Every Meeting Like a First Interview. When I mentor young professionals, we discuss the importance of preparing for a job interview.  A lot of emphasis is placed on preparation, which includes doing your homework on the company and the interviewer prior to your meeting. […]

PRStudChat Summertime Learning Opportunity for PR Students

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While summertime may mean a break from the classroom, ambitious students and professionals understand the importance of learning every day. Public relations students, professionals and educators will gather together on Wednesday, July 16th at 8:30 p.m. ET for a Twitter based discussion on how to leverage social media for a career in public relations.