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Do You Talk Too Much?

Nervous-chatters, over-sharers, and Chatty Cathy & Charlies alike, if you're seeking a job, I beg you to ask yourself this question: "Do...

Is Temp-to-Perm the Right Move?

As more PR people job hunt, I’m starting to notice an increase in temp-to-perm roles. What does this mean for you, the jobseeker? Well,...

Where Are the Jobs in PR Now?

Since I started this business 35 years ago, I've noted that the "softer" side of PR suffers most during an economic downturn or crisis. ...

Writing Your Resume? Keep it Simple

Anyone who is seeking a job knows their resume is one of the first steps in presenting themselves to a recruiter or hiring manager. Many...

How to Avoid Recruiting Scams

I’m a recruiter, but like many of you, I continue to work in the PR industry as a freelance PR specialist. Lately, I receive more...

How the PR Labor Market is Changing

In the wake of COVID-19, the public relations labor market is evolving and will continue to change. In some cases, for worse, and in...

A Dog's Guide to Being a Happy Employee

Today is June 26, A.K.A. National Take Your Dog to Work Day. This day is always celebrated the Friday after Father’s Day. For those of us...

You’re Not That Busy

These days, everyone is busy. Over the last two or so decades, we’ve coined phrases like “busy complex” and “we live in a go, go, go...

Is Lazy the New Norm?

As a recruiter, I’m noticing a disturbing trend, a general lack of effort, and it is beginning to make me wonder… is lazy the new norm,...

Dear Candidates - No More Excuses

Recently, I was asked what it takes for a candidate to stand out, and the question has stuck with me since. I can think of a few things...

There’s a New PR Agency Wishlist

Until the pandemic, as the law of supply and demand goes, there were more PR jobs than talent. Agencies often hired the first candidate...

Can Self Expression Cost You the Job?

Do Employers Still Care About How You Present Yourself? Do you? While many agencies are loosening up, you might be surprised by a senior...