So, did we do our homework? Because class is back in session people! image via I'm so excited about this series because after last week's post about getting started you all wrote, tweeted, shared and e-mailed with questions and personal stories about landing your dream job in PR. It's fun when people are just as excited as you are about your career. #PRNerdGirl. So to continue our journey today we're talking COVER LETTERS - why you need 'em, how to write 'em and when to send 'em. . . .
This one’s for them post-grads, those smart caps, diplomas straight masterpieces… Clearly I’ve been listening to too much Bruno Mars, post-Grammy win. I’ll stick to my day job. But seriously – let’s talk PR and jobs! The number one question I get from you all is – how did you get your start? #2 – how do I get mine. As many of you graduate (and e-mail me?) that’s exactly what we’re going to chat about. In a new series – “PR Jobs: How to find them, where to start and how to sell . . .
Let’s talk professional growing pains. And no I’m not talking about the moment we fell in love with Leo. Let’s talk about the moment where our professional growth may come at the expense of hard work and what to do to break the glass ceiling. In PR we're constantly advocating for our clients. Presenting the best stories, coming up with positive and creative thinking and brainstorming innovative ideas. In fact we're almost always wearing our client work hats. So often times when calendars . . .
You know that scene at the start of Devil Wears Prada where these girls who have been up for hours still manage to slip off their nighties/lingerie, eat their avocado toast (hold the bread), and apply their dewy glistening make-up before strutting out the door in fabulous and yet impractical walking heels? It’s not real life. At least it’s not my real life. I’m a walking oxymoron to all of those pre-conceptions of PR/Media gals. I’m not a morning person. Confession, I’m the queen of the . . .
I have to admit – between warm temps abroad and a few bday and Christmas parties in 70 degree weather in NYC has me feeling a little less “Elf-ish” this year! So in the spirit of a 12 day to Christmas countdown I’ve turned on the Spotify Christmas music pinterested the sh!t out of holiday cocktail ideas and am going to let the blog do a little Christmas content caroling this week. Let’s consider this my holiday ‘From The Desk’ sign-off. . . .