Take advantage of the power of a great story

August 13, 2017
PR Trends

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] From the National School Public Relations Association — of which I have been a long-time member — comes this information about story telling and its value: Stories create trust We pay more attention to a story We connect stories to our own lives Stories break down walls of misunderstanding Stories help parents identify with a school’s challenges and solutions Haring stories with your staff reinforces values and …Read the Rest

Landing your next promotion

August 6, 2017
Public Relations News

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] These suggestions come from CareerBuilder.com and Deanna Hartley Start the conversation before even accepting a job Have …Read the Rest

From NSPRA – Tips to help staff connect with more parents

July 30, 2017
PR Trends

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] From the National School Public Relations Associations comes these suggestions: Hold an in-service training session on working …Read the Rest

A potpourri – From ‘USA Today’

July 23, 2017
PR Trends

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] Some “USA Snapshots” from USA Today. It gets full credit. 41 percent of Americans cannot tell the difference …Read the Rest

Making your resume ATS (applicant tracking system) – friendly

July 16, 2017
Resumes

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] BY MATT TARPEY (From the Courier-Post – Sunday, July 16, 2017) CAREERBUILDER When looking for candidates to potentially fill …Read the Rest

Recovering from a bad interview

July 16, 2017
PR Trends

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] CareerBuilder.com’s Sarah Sipek writes in detail about interview follow-ups.  Look for the entire article online or visit the Courier-Post Sunday, …Read the Rest

Henry Clay Eulogy

July 9, 2017
General

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] Read by Larry Litwin on behalf of the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association at Henry Clay’s funeral on …Read the Rest

Firework safety tips

July 2, 2017
General

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] Do not allow children to light fireworks, even sparklers, without parental supervision. Do not allow young children …Read the Rest

Personal Finance — Some tips to help

June 25, 2017
General

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] (From USA Today on Sunday, June 25, 2017) From Robert Powell who suggests, “If you have to go it …Read the Rest

6 Tips to help you get promoted

June 18, 2017
PR Trends

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] From: Dale Carnegie Training Newsletter By Anita Zinsmeister, PresidentDale Carnegie® Training of Central & Southern New Jersey  Word count …Read the Rest

Why it is crucial to use key words (keywords) in your resume

June 11, 2017
Resumes

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] (From CareerBuilder’s Deanna Hartley in the May 12, 2017 Courier-Post.) Research and identify keywords to highlight Master …Read the Rest