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Posted At: July 12, 2012 3:04 PM by Julia Gardial As social media becomes more deeply integrated into our lives than ever before, it’s important to use college as a time to train for professional habits.
Posted At: June 25, 2012 2:52 PM by Julia Gardial Google+ couldn’t find it. Twitter strives for it. Facebook dominates it. So what is it?
Posted At: May 10, 2012 1:20 PM by Ashley McDaniel Persistence: "Continuing without change in function or structure and continuing to exist despite interference or treatment."
Posted At: May 3, 2012 2:30 PM by Kera Cottingham I found myself not only graduating with a public relations degree, but also engaged. Yes, I have a diamond and all, but I also have a soon-to-be marketing grad as a fiancé. With that said, as we have begun to plan our upcoming nuptials, we both have realized two previously unthought-of planning aspects: how to market and publicize our wedding.
Posted At: May 3, 2012 10:30 AM by Katie Bishop As a soon-to-be college graduate in merely days, I cannot help but to focus this blog on the past four years of my life: The regrets and lessons learned.
Posted At: April 24, 2012 5:10 PM by Mariah Fairweather Through my past four years at The University of Alabama, I have learned many things about the PR field. One of the most valuable pieces of information I have learned is to always continue to build your professional network.
Posted At: April 23, 2012 2:00 PM by Lauren Cuervo I have applied to every job I can find that is even remotely related to the communication field, everything from hotel concierge to sales representative. The job search and some of its resulting interviews have taught me a few things every aspiring interviewee should know.
Posted At: April 18, 2012 2:30 PM by Katie Brazeal As communications professionals, what is there to be learned from the Olbermann catastrophe? And how do you prove that you are, in fact, indispensable?
Posted At: April 17, 2012 9:00 PM by Katie Kallam The rerelease of classic films in 3D is a growing trend in Hollywood. In the year 2012, four movies will be released in 3D, and not just by Disney. Beauty and the Beast, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Titanic and Finding Nemo are all films that are continuing this 3D trend.
Posted At: April 15, 2012 12:45 PM by Margaret Bishop A quick hello on the elevator, a short tweet, a brief phone conversation: these are all everyday interactions that we have with colleagues, friends and clients. It is always a strength to be friendly and polite – but how deeply do you know your co-workers and clients?
Posted At: April 12, 2012 3:15 PM by Brian Haight Planning and hosting an event can be the most stressful part of a PR professional’s job. These occasions can either be a breeze or so chaotic that it makes you want to pull your hair out.
Posted At: April 11, 2012 2:30 PM by Anna Ellis Rather than consistently reporting stories with elements of newsworthiness, such as relevance, timeliness and prominence, the 24-hour news cycle is infamous for reporting on trendy topics and sensationalism. This biased agenda setting creates unnecessary drama that the 24-hour news cycle seems to thrive off of, also known as “fluff stories.”