April 29, 2010
It’s been a dark few weeks. A volcanic eruption halted global commerce. LOST showed a repeat this week. Crazy Siobhan was sent packing on American Idol. Kate Gosselin somehow was on “Dancing With The Stars.”
Dark times, indeed.
Out of the darkness shines a beacon of hope. No, it’s not the new Iron Man movie – it’s [...]
April 27, 2010
Guest post by Brittany James
During February’s #PRStudChat, Deirdre Breakenridge and Valerie Simon announced they had picked me to be the #PRStudChat Tweetheart because of how through chats I’ve reached out to other PR students and pros and developed relationships. In addition to being named Tweetheart, Deirdre and Valerie announced I [...]
February 19, 2010
1) Elissa Davis
Elissa Davis – , , elissadavis.com
I am Elissa Davis, a Senior Journalism and Mass Communication student at George Washington University who is currently desiring full-time employment opportunities beginning in mid-May.
I’m an innovator, who understands this converging world and the need to balance the traditional and the new to achieve success. My medium to [...]
February 18, 2010
Happy HAPPO Day! Here are some more terrific pitches that have come my way!
1) Elizabeth Glomb
You should hire me because I am a creative, hardworking, dedicated, and willing to take risks. I always try to go the extra step in order to get the job done. I am passionate about being good at [...]
With HAPPO just hours away, I have compiled some “pitches” from some VERY qualified pros! Some are rising college seniors, some are pros that got crunched in the recession and others are looking for their next career move. I didn’t give them any parameters for this, so some are longer/shorter than others. Don’t confuse that [...]
February 17, 2010
NOTE FROM MIKE: As we continue to march towards HAPPO on Feb. 19, I will feature job-hunters on this site. I am very happy to introduce Emily Heend to you. Emily was an all-star intern with my company a few years back and, like many others in her position, is working her way into the [...]
February 16, 2010
Note from Mike – With HAPPO just days away, I reached out to my good friend Jolie Downs at Paradigm Staffing for her top tips for interviewing. What she sent is above and beyond any expectations! Job-seekers, please use this as a resource. Employers, don’t accept less than the best!
Guest post by Jolie Downs
Reading through [...]
February 12, 2010
Don’t know about HAPPO? Click here!
Calling all Washington, DC, (and Maryland and Virginia) PR pros, agencies, and job-seekers!
With a MAJOR thanks to Amanda Miller Littlejohn and Margie Newman we are proud to announce:
The First Ever DC HAPPO HOUR!!
Margie was very kind to allow us to join in with the DC Flacks February Meetup event [...]
February 8, 2010
OK, PR Pros, let’s be honest with each other for a few minutes. How many times have you told someone you’d let them know about any job opportunities that you hear about? It could be a former intern, someone you are mentoring or even a peer out of work.
And how many of those promises went [...]
February 6, 2010
As promised, I did a snow angel! Do your part and go to www.12for12k.org and www.helpaprproout.com