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Simple Tips from a Networking Expert that will Help You Land Your Dream Job

Networking — it’s like that daunting semester-long project worth 50 percent of your final grade. You know it’s essential to your success but you avoid it because it’s too much work and you aren’t even sure how to do it yet. However, unlike those dreaded projects, networking is worth a lot more than 50 percent […]

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An Underclassman’s Perspective of Com Day 2012

Before I joined PRSSA, I was unaware of the many resources available to help me launch a successful career in the communications field. After attending a few PRSSA events, including Purdue University’s Regional Conference, Com Day, I realized these resources represented many of the important reasons to be a part of PRSSA. At Regional Conferences such […]

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Five Secret Strategies for Finding Your Perfect Job

In my experience, not ONE of the jobs I scored in my public relations career was a public listing or posting. This may be the case for you, as well. Here’s how you can find and even create your dream job beyond the want ads. 1. Seek People Ask yourself where you really want to work and […]

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Four Tips From Recruiters to Secure Your Next Internship

Recruiters and human resources staff are often overlooked but are vital to a career in public relations. For many companies, these are the people who decide if your résumé is “worth” sending on to the desired internal teams. For this reason, it is important to network with these professionals when you’re at PRSSA, PRSA or […]

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November Twitter Chat Highlights: Internships

We’d like to thank everyone who participated in the November PRSSA Twitter chat. PRSSA would especially like to thank Aaron Brown, managing director at Fahlgren Mortine, for joining the chat to provide his professional advice. Additionally, we’d like to thank co-moderators Vice President of Internships/ Job Services, Joe Clarkson, FORUM Editor in Chief, Amy Bishop […]

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Six Steps to Be a PR Superstar

For those of us looking for a public relations career in the near future, we need to establish ourselves. However, everyone starts on a different level, and everyone brings his or her own skills. So, how do you get ahead? Here are six key steps to reaching your future dream job. 1. Intern Internships are […]

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