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Entries for December, 2011

Good Interviews – Get Down to the Basics

According to Tribune Media Services: “Good interviews aren’t always based on basics – less obvious action can help raise your profile.”  To comment: When interviewing for a job, it’s important to speak clearly and to be honest about your past and potential. It’s also essential to research the company beforehand so you’ll be able […]

Standing out from the crowd

The Philadelphia Inquirer  (Nov. 20, 2011) carries a Monster Worldwide, Inc. full page on “Using your looks for career success (without going overboard).   You can link to it right here. Please read it and heed Robert DiGiacomo’s words (for Yahoo HotJobs). He knows of what he speaks. [To comment:] [ buy low price viagra […]

Major League Baseball’s ‘new’ media dress code

To comment: As the Courier-Post’s Celeste Whittaker notes in a recent column. Major League Baseball “swings and misses” with its dress code. Not that Whittaker doesn’t agree with it, she just doesn’t believe it needs to be codified. MLB’s dress code apparently evolved last year when the New York Jets had the controversy with the sideline […]

PR Students Learn How to Handle Crisis for Clients

Cape May County Herald.Com (Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011) ran this piece on Atlantic Cape Community College’s annual public relations panel discussion. This year’s topic was Crisis Communication. The panel traditionally runs the day before Thanksgiving. To comment: My Rowan University students were inited to attend and many did. Here is the article by Al Campbell. [See pictures […]