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Four Unexpected Soft Skills to Develop Before Starting Your First Job

Congratulations! You got the job. Whether it’s a summer internship, a first full-time job as a post-graduate or you’re well into your young professional career, entering a new role is always filled with excitement and anticipation of what you will learn. While respect, punctuality, humility and professionalism are tried and true soft skills to bring […]

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Young PR Professionals Reach New Heights: Tips on Taking the Certificate Examination

As a marketing major and graduate, my pursuit of the Certificate in Principles of Public Relations was an enriching and rewarding experience, which provided me with a deep foundation in methodical thinking and an understanding of strategic communications. This knowledge has enhanced my ability to interact and engage others through meaningful and efficient messaging. More than […]

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Celebrity Focused PR [National Conference Recap]

Session: Celebrity Focused Public Relations Presenter: Rita Tateel, President, The Celebrity Source Recap: Rita Tateel, president of The Celebrity Source, presented the Celebrity Focused Public Relations session at the Public Relations Student Society of America 2017 National Conference. She began by providing us with a definition for the term celebrity and described how many celebrities […]

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PRSSA History Quiz 1

Join us as we celebrate PRSSA’s 50th anniversary, as well as all of its history. Test your knowledge with the questions below!    

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Let’s Talk Public Relations Certificate

As a diligent public relations student nearing graduation, you’ve likely served as a member in your PRSSA Chapter, completed an awesome internship at a local agency and have maybe even done your share of networking at industry conferences. But it’s no secret how competitive the entry-level job market can be. You’ve put yourself ahead of […]

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Why You Should Invest in #PRSSANC

Attending the PRSSA 2017 National Conference is one of the best things you can do for your college and professional career. Between the professional development sessions, social networking events and more, you will have countless opportunities to grow personally and launch your future career. However, it can be difficult to make that initial investment of […]

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Diversity Twitter Chat Recap

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Diversity Month Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts Courtney Lukitsch and Vice President of External Affairs Andrew Young, as well as Vice President of Digital Communication JaCey Yonke (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Be sure to join in August 29 for the next […]

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Five Ways to Transition Your Chapter Leadership Successfully

It has been a long, productive year. You brainstormed, set goals, met goals, took your Chapter to the next level and fine-tuned your leadership skills. You deserve a break. But first, it is time to transition your successor, and PRSSA National is here to help. The best place to start is our Leadership Transition webpage, […]

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October “Growing Your PRSA/PRSSA Relationship” Twitter Chat Recap

Thank you to everyone who participated in our second October 2014 Twitter Chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts, PRSA Board Liaison Kelly Davis (tweeting from @davispr) and Vice President of Professional Development Dea Pennington (tweeting from @dea_pennington) for guiding the conversation. Join us on Nov. 18 at 9 p.m. ET for the next […]

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Ryan Kahn’s Secrets to Landing a Job After Graduation

*Editor’s Note* A similar version of this article first appeared on Careerealism. Have a Unique Story One of the greatest assets you have when looking for your first job — and every one after that — is your life experiences. Who you are, and what makes you unique and interesting, is something all employers seek […]

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