How to get a job without connections

September 10, 2017
Public Relations News

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] We thank Thejobnetwork.com for this piece, which appeared in the Courier-Post on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. BY PETER JONES THEJOBNETWORK.COM Networking is probably the number one way to get yourself a job if you are looking. Referrals account for nearly 40 percent of all hires — and referred employees often get jobs quicker and make more money out of the gate. But what if you don’t have anyone to refer you …Read the Rest

9 tips for a successful phone interview

September 3, 2017
Resumes

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] (Thank you to the Courier-Post for this. It appeared as an advertorial on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017.  It contains …Read the Rest

From a legend: these strategic communication principles

August 27, 2017
PR Trends

[To comment: Larry@larrylitwin.com] Larry Litwin’s The Public Relations Practitioner’s Playbook for (all) Strategic Communicators contains dozens of important tips that assure effective …Read the Rest

8 Red Flags employers see on your resume’

August 20, 2017
Resumes

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] Thank you to Jessie Liu from THEJOBNETWORK.COM for this. Jessie is a career advice journalist who investigates and writes …Read the Rest

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 — …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