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Entries for October, 2010

Traffic Light Cameras – Warnings must be posted near intersections

[To comment:] Traffic light cameras have become the craze in Southern New Jersey. If you try to run a yellow light, “big brother” is going to get you. On Oct. 30, 2010, The “Courier-Post” ran some common questions and answers to the red light cameras throughout South Jersey. Question: How do I know if […]

Networking – It IS effective

Hone your networking skills now. Here’s start from M. Larry Litwin, APR, Fellow PRSA. Networking begins with a firm handshake, a look into the eyes and exchange of business cards. It is an important step in anyone’s personal [job seeking] plan that could lead to an interview and first “real” job. To comment: [ […]

Portfolio Advice

To comment: Portfolios… With the trend toward brevity, my suggestion is…Limit your portfolio to you best “stuff.” A three-ring binder still works. Your first page should be a brief applicant statement, similar to the one on your resume. That resume should be next, followed by examples of results-oriented products – carryout tactics that made […]

Ready, Set, Resume

By M. Larry Litwin, APR, Fellow PRSA [To comment:]           Timing for a PRomo article about resumes couldn’t be better. As the new school year started, the world was celebrating “International Update Your Resume Month.” Who would have thought?           How big a deal is the resume? Recently, on NPR [National Public Radio], experts […]

Philadelphia Sports Teams – Litwin gets some “ink” – in conjunction with the Sport Industry Research Center at Temple University

[To comment:] Philly fans ranks Cowboys as greatest rival Philadelphia Daily News Larry Litwin, of Berlin, NJ, said the rivalry could have something to do with “that big star” the Cowboys wear. Litwin says that somehow his daughter Julie …  Fans rank Merrill Reese as Philly’s No. 1 play-by-play voice Philadelphia Daily News In […]