Archive for November, 2009

Getting creative: making a video resume

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More and more people seem to be looking for employment. The unemployment rate in October 2009 was 9.5% of the labor force in the U.S. (14.3% in Michigan!). Job seekers will do anything to be creative and get the attention of a hiring manager. One creative, but not so new way to grab the attention […]

Guest Post on Twinked.In

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I recently wrote a guest post on Twinked.In “Twitter & LinkedIn Link Up Benefits PR Pros.”
TwinkedIn.com aims to be a resource for professionals who are ready to take their social networking to the next level. The site features guest posts and how-to’s, as well as a community forum.

Guest Post on PRSA’s New Pros Blog

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I wrote a guest post on PRSA’s New Pros blog, “The mistake I stopped making.” The post is about a mistake that I made when I first entered the full-time workforce. PRSA’s New Pros blog is a great resource for new professionals and college students focusing on PR.

Conferences: Share with me, don’t talk at me

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Last week I attended the AACSB Building B-School Symposium in Scottsdale, Arizona. This conference was different than most. Besides it being exclusively for higher education communicators and development folks (the people who ask for donations), 60% of it was simply sharing best practices.
Each participant was asked to fill out a questionnaire before hand and was […]