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September Monthly Reading Round-Up — Making Ethically Sound Decisions, Secrets of Great Communicators, Get-Out-The-Vote, Interview Follow Up

September flew by, and the PRSSA 2016 National Conference is right around the corner. Before heading to Indy, make sure you’re up to date on the latest industry news and trends by reading the Progressions Monthly Reading Round-Up. Below are eight article you may have missed this month: 1. Tough Situations: Making Ethically Sound Decisions in […]

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July Monthly Reading Round-Up — Earn Media From Influencers, Excuses That Don’t Fly in the Workplace, Tools for Communicators

Another month has passed, and it’s crazy to think the fall semester will begin in just a few short weeks. Here are eight articles you might have missed in July. 1. Millennial-Friendly App Bumble Delves Into PR Territory Author: Kevin Allen Publication: PR Daily Bumble, a dating app that requires women to start the conversation, is […]

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How Disney Handled Their Crisis During a Celebration

June 2016 was supposed to be a successful month for the Walt Disney Company. With the opening of the Shanghai Disney Resort and a new attraction featuring the popular animated film Frozen, Walt Disney Company employees planned to celebrate. Unfortunately, June turned into more of a disaster than a celebration. Since the Orlando, Florida, theme […]

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#ThisIsPublicRelations: We Are Communicators

Public relations is a term we rarely use these days. Today, public relations is more commonly referred to as “communications.” For me, communications captures what we truly do each day. We communicate.   When individuals visit our office for an interview, they often talk about their “people skills.” When we ask candidates to tell us why […]

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Hire for Attitude and Train for Skill [National Assembly Recap]

Event: PRSSA 2016 National Assembly Friday Keynote Presenter: Brandy King, Southwest Airlines, “Communications Director” Recap: Brandy King double majored in political science and communication at Texas State University, and started her career as a TV producer for a television station in Dallas. She did not originally study or practice public relations. She currently is a […]

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So You Got the Job—Now Keep It! A Guide to Getting Hired After Your Internship

Courtney Moats did what public relations students dream of doing: she was hired full-time for a company after completing that company’s internship program. She is now an assistant manager for Chevrolet Communications, following her time as a Chevrolet Communications intern. If you’re looking to snag an open position after the internship of your dreams, Courtney […]

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City Series: New York City the “Spiritual Heart” of Public Relations

Undoubtedly, you probably already have an opinion of New York City. Maybe you’ve visited and seen the tourist sights. Maybe you’ve never been but know you’d love it or hate it. Maybe you think that “Seinfeld” and “Sex And The City” are documentaries. The truth is—New York City is what you make of it. I […]

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Get Busy: The Importance of Time Management in College

Being a part of college athletics is a life changing experience. Along with the countless hours of rehabilitation, athletic advising meetings, conditioning and practice times, it is essential to find “free time” to be involved in extracurricular activities as an aspiring public relations professional. This year, I am working in athletic communications for the Division […]

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PRSA Sections Series: Corporate Communications

If you have ever wanted to know more about the different types of public relations careers straight from professionals in each area, the PRSA Sections Series is here to help. The PRSA Sections Series highlights the 14 different PRSA public relations professional interest sections. Each month, two professionals will sound off on their specific sub-category of […]

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Six Ways to Start Off on the Right Foot at Your Summer Internship

Early mornings, long days, quick lunch breaks and a whole slew of other things you didn’t expect. That’s right; you’re an intern now and no longer can you strategically schedule your classes so you don’t have to get up until noon. Internships come in all shapes and sizes. In other words, all internships are different. […]

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