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3 Ways Technology is Shaping the Modern Office

Over the past ten years, technology has changed drastically. Now more than ever, professionals are using technology in the workplace for a variety of daily tasks and ongoing projects. Below are three ways technology is shaping the modern office. 1)    Increased Connectivity. Microsoft and Google’s suite of products allows for modern employees to work simultaneously […]

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New Pro? No Problem

Breaking into the real world is a lot less like a break-in and a lot more like a lonely drop off. Learning how to navigate the professional world, work culture, workplace competition and your actual job duties can be challenging. Lucky for me, I’m surviving it all so here’s a few tips and some truth […]

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Tips from New Professionals [National Conference Recap]

Session: Tips from New Professionals Presenters: Laura Daronatsy Fooks, Communications LPD Associate, Lockheed Martin; Chad Furst, Communications Senior Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton; Andrea Gils, Marketing and Communications Manager, University of Kentucky International Center; Veronica Mingrone, Digital Analyst, Canvas Blue Recap: Laura Daronatsy Fooks, Chad Furst, Andrea Gils and Veronica Mingrone, all accomplished new professionals, offered […]

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The Power of a Network

As communications professionals, we’re sure you’ve heard it before — your network is everything. So, what is a network? By definition, a network is “an interconnected or interrelated chain, group or system.” You likely already know that your network is comprised of the professionals you meet throughout your life at conferences, trainings, happy hours, etc. […]

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Life as a New Professional: Never Stop Learning

This post is the second of a series of “Lives of New Professionals” guest posts for Progressions. The fact that a brand new job comes with an enormous learning curve is an understatement. Beginning my first full-time job has been one of the biggest life changes I have faced yet. I have said goodbye to […]

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Tonight We Are Young, Tomorrow Our Alarm Goes Off at 6

This post is the first of a series of “Lives of New Professionals” guest posts for Progressions. For the majority of my life, I have been one of the following: a baby, a student, a part-time employee, an intern or some combination thereof. As of June 2012, however, I am a newly graduated, young professional […]

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