To go back to school or to not go back to school: that is the question. And this is the very question Jason blogged about recently — one that almost every working professional grapples with at one time or another. Especially in the communications field, if you’re already gainfully employed, you wonder how anything learned… Continue reading The Next Step for Communications Pros
"Nobody's hustle is like anyone else's" - Robert Downey, Jr. I've been very open about how much of a fan I am of Robert Downey, Jr. He can act, sing, and he's pretty good with a crowd. He's also someone I derive inspiration from. A few months back, I watched Downey on "Off Camera with… Continue reading Develop Your Hustle
In 2008, I came to the realization that public relations was changing. Facebook was just starting to make an impact; Twitter and YouTube were still fairly new. I noticed that more and more forward-thinking PR pros were adapting these social platforms into their thinking. It was going to be the future. What was I to do… Continue reading Blog Series: Re-invent Yourself Often
[Jas' note: I'm thrilled to welcome Niki Ianni, a fellow Temple University alum, to the blog with a great and timely post.] Six months ago to the day, I put on my new Macy’s clearance rack suit, smoothed my hair, double-checked my briefcase for all the basics and took a deep breath as I walked… Continue reading Three Steps for New Pros
In today's Tuesday Tip, I discuss how you can make 2012 even better, by learning from 2011's successes. How are you getting ready for 2012? Let me know in the comments.
Tuesday, Sept. 5 started off a little different for me. It was my daughter's first day of kindergarten, so there was a ton of excitement. I hopped in the car after getting her on the bus and headed to work. I got in the office at 9 a.m., by 9:25, my boss told me I… Continue reading The Day I Lost My Job
There are some of us out there that work for a living, but find the time to do something extra because they enjoy it. That’s the case with Michael Baron. Not only is he an accomplished photographer, Michael also writes for one of the top sports blogs around, Metsblog.com. He does all this while working… Continue reading Get to Know: Michael Baron
Let's be honest. At some point, someone - maybe even you- skipped out of work to go for a job interview. Believe it or not, your employer probably knows it. But, if you get the new job, so what if anyone figures it out? Well, what if you DON'T get the job and you have… Continue reading You’ve been caught… going for a job interview!
(Jas' note: I'm thrilled to have Stephanie Florence offer a guest blog. She's currently working at JSH&A Public Relations in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. and writes a terrific blog of her own. You can connect with her on Twitter @StephanieFlo. After a recent wedding, she was inspired to write this post.) The rituals of a wedding… Continue reading Everything you need to know can be learned at a wedding
Now that we have blown past the Labor Day holiday, summer is unofficially over. From the look of the tweets of those I follow on Twitter, posts on Facebook and those I talk with in person, folks gained a ton of knowledge and experience from their summer internships. Whether you travelled hundreds of miles or worked… Continue reading What did you do with your summer internship?