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Maintaining Your Personal Brand: New Year, Same You, Just Better

This piece is part of the new series, New Pro? No Problem: The PRSA New Professionals Guide to Success. Before I finished my graduate degree, my final project included building an online portfolio, refreshing my resume and updating critical social media platforms like LinkedIn. It was the perfect opportunity for me to consider all the […]

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Conference Preview: A Q & A With Speakers Ron Culp and Ryan McShane

The PRSSA 2015 National Conference in Atlanta is just around the corner, and like most students, I’ve anxiously reviewed the program to find the sessions I’m most looking forward to. Not surprisingly as the publications editor in chief, I’m excited for the professional development session on writing hosted by Ron Culp (RC) of DePaul University […]

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How To Create an Engaging Internship Program: A Guide for Employers

Employers: this one’s for you. Every month, I write a column for interns on how to maximize their professional development opportunities and ask professionals to chime in—but this month, I decided to turn things around. This installment of Intern Talk is different than any of the previous ones: I’m giving interns the floor to voice […]

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How to Set Up a Professional, Personal Blog

Starting your own blog can seem like a pretty daunting task. In reality, it is very simple to start your own professional blog. Blogging professionally looks great on a resume to future employers because they will see you have blogging experience, you are keeping up with industry trends and you know how to start a […]

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Business Casual vs. Business Confused [Infographic]

At work, you never get another first impression and your appearance can say more than your vocal chords.  When attire calls for business casual, follow these tips to make sure you do not appear “business confused” to employers. How do you decide what is appropriate in the workplace? What common dress mistakes do you see […]

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Unemployment’s Silver Lining

For members currently without full-time work and seniors fearful of the economy, take heart – there is a silver lining to unemployment. I’m living it. If you’re like me, you’re passionate about one communications niche. After interning for the Philadelphia Flyers, experiencing the rush of working the Stanley Cup Final and, as a result, recognizing […]

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