C-Suite to Business Consultant: Four Communication Practices That Work

As a business consultant and corporate communication strategist, I consider myself lucky. Before leaving the C-suite and going into my own practice, I was fortunate to work for a corporation who believed good communication was paramount to their success. I was able to see how consistent, relevant and engaging communication can rally employees, foster pride [...]

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Building Bridges to Summer and Beyond

Before spring semester gets crazy and summer arrives, it’s time to think about getting hired.  Now is the time to act, whether you’re pursuing a temporary internship this summer or a full-time position after graduation. It’s tempting to delay preparation until closer to the end of the semester, but that could mean forfeiting prime opportunities [...]

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Make the Most of This Year’s National Assembly

One of the best benefits about being a PRSSA member is attending the events; from Leadership Rally to National Conference to Regional Conferences and, of course, National Assembly. While all enhance your PRSSA membership, Assembly gives you the opportunity to have a say in the future of the Society. During my time in PRSSA I [...]

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Maximize Your Spring to Land Your Dream Summer Internship

Summer is a prime time to focus on an internship. With little to no class work during the summer, it is the most optimal time to experience the real world and completely immerse yourself into a life-changing professional experience. Now’s the time, PRSSA members, to hone in on your best professionalism and start preparing for [...]

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Four Types of Students Who Should Attend National Assembly

This March, public relations students representing PRSSA Chapters from across the Americas will travel to Portland, Oregon, for the PRSSA 2015 National Assembly. At this annual event, members gather to make decisions about the future of the Society, elect a new National Committee and review the Bylaws. The Assembly draws in a smaller, more intimate [...]

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January Twitter Chat Recap: Write Right — Improve Your Writing Skills and Get the Job

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January 2015 “Progressions Writing Prompt”

Have you ever wanted to contribute to a blog but were unsure what to write about? Participate in “Progressions Writing Prompts,” a monthly writing exercise and contest held by PRSSA, to enhance your skills and have the opportunity to get your personal blog recognized nationally. The January 2015 writing prompt is as follows: “Last year, [...]

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Ten Items on Our Public Relations Holiday Wish List

Whether you’re making your own wish list or looking for the perfect present for a public relations pal, look no further. These ideas should give you plenty of fuel this holiday season. LADIES “My Content Brings All The Leads to the Yard” Shirt — $25 From internships to student-run firms to daily life, this shirt [...]

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Let’s Party! Five Steps to Planning a Successful Holiday Event

If the mere thought of planning a holiday get-together causes weeping and gnashing of teeth, take a minute to pull yourself together, put on your favorite holiday tunes and start planning. Establish the vision and purpose. Every event, no matter how small, needs a clear vision and purpose. Is your event to thank volunteers for [...]

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December Twitter Chat Recap: The Internship Search — Secure Your Future

Thank you to everyone who participated in our December 2014 Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts, Vice President of Career Services Jonathan Hill  (tweeting from @JonJonHill) and Vice President of Public Relations Ethan Parry (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Please be on the lookout for next semester’s Twitter chat [...]

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