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Entries for February, 2014

How did you find your favorite/best job?

To comment: larry at larry litwin dot com] This comes from a USA Today “Snapshots”: Personal connections = 42% Social network = 21% Online job board = 20% Classified ad = 19% According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, here is the unemployment rate for college graduates ages 22 to 27: Engineering = 5% Education […]

Tips to Succeed: The elevator ‘speech’

[To comment: larry at larrylitwin dot com] This is Tip No. 114 from The ABCs of Strategic Communication by M. larry Litwin, APR, Fellow, PRSA and is available on www dot larrylitwin dot com. The “elevator pitch” is a short description about your company that you can convey in the time it takes to ride an elevator. And […]

Tips to Succeed: Ease those public speaking jitters

[To comment: larry at larry litwin dot com] From Litwin’s The ABCs of Strategic Communication Tip No. 224. Be sure to visit larry litwin dot com for more on The ABCs and Litwin’s newest The Public relations Practitioner’s Playbook for (all) Strategic Communicators. Public speaking is many people’s number one fear.These tips should help: • Determine whom your audience is and […]

Tips to Succeed:Call it – ‘An applicant statement’

[To comment: larry at larry litwin dot com] From Litwin’s The ABCs of Strategic Communication Tip No. 133. Be sure to visit larry litwin dot com for more on The ABCs and Litwin’s newest The Public relations Practitioner’s Playbook for (all) Strategic Communicators. Polish your resume by including a summary paragraph stating what you bring to the table, qualifications,experience and examples […]