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Writing a Resume for Employers — Not the Trash

I find it incredibly interesting that one of the most common phrases undergraduate students say regarding applications for jobs and internships is “my resume stinks.” Resumes are the number one deliverable that opens the doorway into the professional field and yet it is one of the most neglected items in preparing for job applications. “I’m […]

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4 Tips to Ace the Interview

Let the job searching process begin! It’s that time of year again where many undergraduate students are starting the job hunt and dreading the most important part — the interview process. Interviews are intimidating because they are the determining factor of acceptance or rejection but the interview itself doesn’t have to be scary. Continue reading […]

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Advice for PR Students Seeking Their First Job

There was a time when public relations positions used to be available for almost anybody who wanted them. Few people were sure exactly what public relations was and standards weren’t high. Today, the situation is far different. As public relations has become more enticing to liberal arts students, lawyers, journalists and others, positions have become […]

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Six Steps to Acing Your Next Interview

1. Do your homework. Before you pick out your clothes or print a fresh resume, visit the company’s website. Instead of wasting time aimlessly browsing, focus on three key areas: mission statement and values, flagship projects and recent news/achievements. Being armed with simple facts about the organization could make a huge difference to the interviewers. […]

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PRSSA One Year Later: Scott Thornburg, Red Square Agency

Editors Note: To honor our graduating PRSSA members, this “One Year Later” series will follow where our past members are one year after their graduation. Follow our “One Year Later” posts to inspire your members and learn from the success of past members. Current Company: Red Square Agency Current Position: PR Coordinator Former PRSSA Chapter: […]

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PRSSA One Year Later: Renee Legendre, RMD Advertising

Editors Note: To honor our graduating PRSSA members, this “One Year Later” series will follow where our past members are one year after their graduation. Follow our “One Year Later” posts to inspire your members and learn from the success of past members. Current Company: RMD Advertising Current Position: Media Specialist Former PRSSA Chapter: Ohio […]

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