5 essentials for getting ahead in your PR career

By Mickie Kennedy  This post can be found here       Public relations can be a cutthroat field. Competition for jobs is always fierce, and standing out from a sea of candidates can be incredibly challenging. But take it from someone who has been in this industry for more years than I can remember at this point: You … [Read more...]

NEW PR BOOK ALERT

NEW PR BOOK ALERT

Our Co- Founder of Women In PR Anje Collins has published her first book! PR Related- How To Start & Build A Successful PR Agency. ABOUT PR RELATED PR Related describes in detail how to successfully  start and build a public relations firm.  This one –of-a kind book is bursting with creative tips, instructions, theories and guidance, … [Read more...]

Tips for PR pros planning a 2014 editorial calendar

By Carrie Morgan  This post can originally be found here If you’re the kind of uber-efficient PR pro who organizes Outlook into client-specific folders, keeps client folders for years after they’ve evaporated, and alphabetizes books and CDs, this post is for you. If you’re a new PR professional still learning the ropes, this might … [Read more...]

HOW TO WRITE SO EDITORS DON’T HATE YOU

  This post can be found here As a writer, it pains me to say that I don’t always know exactly what people will gravitate to and read, instead, I try and identify the type of story a publication would choose to print, or not. While editing yesterday evening,  my frustration became so intense that I recalled  a post from Women in PR, “PR … [Read more...]

A PR fee for your thoughts?

By Donn Pearlman This post can originally be found here Airlines, banks, and even Las Vegas hotels are all pounding the public with various fees for services that used to be free. Perhaps the public relations profession should consider adding surcharges, too. Many hotels in Vegas tack on so-called "resort fees," so I think the PR … [Read more...]

Should PR pros get accredited?

By Matt Wilson| This post can be found here   Of the Public Relations Society of America’s 21,000-plus members, only about 3,800, or 18 percent, hold the organization’s Accredited in Public Relations (APR) certification. The number of professionals seeking the accreditation is on the decline, too, according to PRWeek. That’s likely … [Read more...]

5 things not to expect from an unpaid intern

Don't be surprised if they come in late or don't give their all. Without being paid, they have less motivation to do either and can damage your business, argues this PR pro. By Hannah Stacey     Ah, the PR internship. That much-maligned rite of passage for anyone hoping to make their way in the communications … [Read more...]

20 pieces of advice every young professional should follow

After 30 years in the working world, a onetime 'big-haired career rookie' offers tips and tactics for surviving and succeeding in the workplace. By Reba Hull Campbell This post can be found here May 23 marked the 30th anniversary of my first day in the working world.  Photo  credited to PRSSA 2012-2013 National Committee That day in 1983, I … [Read more...]

How To Get An Internship

  This post can be found here   Lauren Berger, 27, has become an authority on landing internships. She runs a website,Internqueen.com, and just published a book on the subject: All Work, No Pay: Finding an Internship, Building a Resume, Making Connections and Gaining Job Experience. But she started out as a clueless college … [Read more...]

13 Books Every PR Pro Should Rread

By Brad Phillips-  This post can be found here       I’ve read dozens of books that focus on media training, crisis management, body language, and public speaking. Many are quite good; a few have become favorites. Below are some of my all-time favorites. This isn’t a comprehensive list, as there are surely great … [Read more...]