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7 Steps to Help Build Your Network

Networking plays an important role in public relations. Being good at networking can help land you your next job, gather information about an industry or introduce you to professionals who can offer advice about advancing your career. Here are seven ways to help improve your networking skills. 1. Attend as many events as you can. […]

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Coffee and Networking: A Match Made in Public Relations Heaven

If there is one thing that new public relations professionals and college students know well, it is coffee. Coffee is the fuel that helps us wake up and power through our busy days of social media managing, press release writing and event planning. It is rare to find a public relations person without their favorite […]

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The 3 Mentors You Can’t Thrive Without

It’s no secret that a mentor can make a life-changing impact on your career. They can help guide your steps, expand your perspective and introduce you to the right people. People often ask the question, however, “What kind of mentors do I need and how many should I have?” These are the three types of […]

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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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Sharpen Your Networking Skills, Get Noticed by Professionals at National Conference

With PRSSA 2014 National Conference quickly approaching, I am sure you are actively counting down the days until your trip to Washington, D.C. As part of your Conference preparations, I hope that you’re also thinking about how to make the most of the opportunities that you will have to interact with the 2,000-plus public relations […]

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Three Ways To Benefit From Chapter Connections

As students and pre-professionals, we’re told how important it is to network with experienced practitioners; however, connecting with your peers from other Chapters may be just as beneficial. I have learned so much by networking with PRSSA Chapters from across the country at PRSSA National events and local Chapter mixers. Here are a few benefits […]

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Making Professional Connections: How To Stand Out and Make An Impression

You attend various PRSA meetings, conferences and professional networking events all the time. You exchange business cards with the professionals you meet. You follow up with them via email. Could it be possible you’re just “going through the motions”? Do you ever feel like everything you do is simply not enough for professional development? Follow […]

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