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4 Steps to Remember During Your Job Search

As your undergraduate studies come to an end it’s time to enter the real world. It can be daunting to think of post-graduate life, so keep these four steps in mind during your job search. 1. Personal Brand 101 “Personal branding is critical in this day and age,” said Donna Wertalik, Virginia Tech director of […]

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How to Nail Long-Distance Interviews

Internship and first job interviews can be a challenge, especially if you go to school far from home or your dream company/city. There are two common long-distance interview types: phone and Skype, and each can have a unique set of challenges. Below are some key things to do before, during and after an interview, collected […]

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5 Ways to Make Your Portfolio Stand out from the Pile

Envision this — you’ve taken the time to carefully craft your pitch to that dream employer. You fire off the email and anxiously begin the waiting process. Then, it happens. Maybe you’re walking to class or in the midst of planning your trip to the PRSSA 2016 National Conference. An email pops up in your […]

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How to Make The Best of Pursuing a PR-Related Major

When researching for a volunteer opportunity, internship, or entry-level job you are more than likely to scroll to the qualifications section first. Often, one of the bullet points will state a requirement such as “working towards undergraduate degree in a related field of public relations.” However, in the past I have been denied an opportunity […]

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Regional Conference Highlights: Y Are You in PR?

Georgia Southern University recently hosted its Regional Conference, “Y Are You in PR: A Study of Generation Y and the Profession,” giving attendees the opportunity to learn how to reach and motivate different generations. While gaining useful information, students applied their newly found knowledge throughout the event with interactive workshops. Keynote presenter, Kathryn Potter, senior […]

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Dr. Seuss’ PRSSA Words of Wisdom [Infographic]

March 2 is Dr. Seuss’ birthday! Dr. Seuss is famous for his wacky characters and rhyming quotes. He’s also famous for setting the bar high and taking a stand with the stories in his books. In PRSSA, we make our own adventures, we prepare to be future leaders and we set the bar high too. There’s no limit […]

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Putting Yourself on Paper: Resumes [Infographic]

Tailoring your resume to each position you apply for may seem like a daunting task. But a few simple things can help you perfect your resume for different internships or jobs. Follow these tips to create a resume that will always stay at the top of the pile of applicants. What do you include in […]

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What’s a Work Ethic and How Do I Get One?

Work ethic. It may sound a little archaic, but in our generation it matters more than ever and has the potential to set you apart from your peers. Essentially, having a work ethic means that you care about your work efforts. You believe that what you do has value, that it must meet a certain […]

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Four Simple Ways to Connect With PRSA [Infographic]

Editor’s Note: To commemorate PRSA/PRSSA Relationship Month, PRSSA is running a series of posts on how to grow your relationships within the profession. An archive of PRSSA professional development posts can be found here. More information can also be found in the PRSA/PRSSA Relationship Manual. How do you connect with PRSA? What advice do you […]

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PRSSA/PRSA Relationship Month

It’s easy to forget how large PRSSA is. It’s even easier to forget that PRSA makes our network even larger. That’s why October is PRSSA/PRSA Relationship Month. During this month, we encourage you and your Chapter to build your relationship with PRSA to improve your Chapter. So, what’s in a relationship? As the definition of […]

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