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Are you ready for your interview?

[To comment: larry at larrylitwin dot com] (Portions taken from John Rossheim’s Philadelphia Inquirer “Monster” article. 1. Explore prospective employer’s websites 2. Use search engines to read the latest news about the organization. 3. Visit trade journals. 4. Use networking sources to contact current employees to help determine if prospective employer would be a good fit. 5. […]

How to stay on track this semester by EMU PRSSA

[To comment: larry at larrylitwin dot com] This comes from Eastern Michigan University’s Public Relations Student Society of America — Sept. 9, 2015 By: Katie Gerweck It’s the beginning of a new school year, and for me it will be my last. I’m heading into my senior year, which means my schedule is full of […]

How to unplug on vacation

[To comment: larry at larry litwin dot com] The first step is to recognize there is a problem. Here are some steps to take to get into the mindset as carried in the Courier-Post on July 23, 2015. It is by-lined by Shannon Eblen TIPS TO UNPLUG Plan ahead: Schedule out-of-office emails and assign a […]

Strategies: 18 tips and tricks for daily business life

Rhonda Abrams has done it again. Here are her top tips — “Little things matter to a successful operation. Abrams contact info is at the bottom of this week’s blog. [To comment: larry at larrylitwin dot com]  Running a business means taking care of lots of little things. Sure, success depends on the big things, such […]

4 traits of great PR pros

[To comment: larry at larry litwin dot com] From Ragan’s PR Daily by Tor Constantino (Jan. 26, 2015) Every leader, entrepreneur and business owner needs to communicate their visions to stakeholders. If a vision is complex or the contextual environment is noisy, it’s a good idea to hire a PR adviser to help get the […]

Rhonda Abrams — 10 Small Biz Resolutions You Can Keep

[To comment: larry at larry litwin dot com] Rhonda Abrams always has excellent advice for strategic communicators. These resolutions first appeared in USA Today on Jan. 2, 2015. What do you want to achieve in 2015 for your small business? The beginning of January is the time for New Year’s resolutions, so here are my top […]

Eastern Michigan University PRSSA — Shares 2014 National Conference Take-aways

[To comment: larry at larry litwin dot com] Eastern Michigan University Dec. 5, 2005 blog. Lots of good information. Raven’s recap of PRSSA 2014 National Conference Posted on December 5, 2014 by EMU PRSSA | Leave a comment In October, I had the wonderful opportunity to travel to our nation’s capital. It wasn’t for pleasure but I did have a blast. […]

Workplace productivity killers – but first…

[To comment: larry at larry Litwin dot com] This week’s blog is a potpourri. Watching last week’s baseball Hall of Fame ceremonies was inspirational. Here are just a couple of quotes. Tony LaRussa of the cardinals said he always preached, “team, tenacity and toughness.” The Braves’ Tom Glavine thanked his parents for “setting the example” […]

5 Commandments of Strategic PR

To comment: larry at larry litwin dot com. The George Washington University offers a master’s degree in Strategic Public Relations. One of its promotional emails offers this: EMPOWER WITH CRUCIAL PR SKILLS Public relations in the modern era is fast-paced, highly visible, and unforgiving. PR professionals are tasked with increasing demands and accountability; the ability […]

Top jobs for college and high school grads

[To comment: larry at larry litwin dot com] before getting into high-paying jobs for high school grads, let’s look at college communication major. The 7 Top-Paying Jobs for College Graduates in 2014 and Beyond These degrees help students get the biggest financial bang for their education buck By Mary Patrick (U.S. News and World Report) […]