What first started as a firm of less than 10 staff members and non-paying clients, has now transformed into a firm of 56 staff members and five paying clients. To continue the firm’s growth rate and communication between Temple students, specifically the School of Media and Communication, PRowl is implementing Professional Workshops and Twitter Chats, … Continue reading Looking Forward: PRowl PR
For many PRowlers, this is their last semester of their undergraduate college career at Temple University. Senioritis may have already kicked in for some, and for others, not quite yet. All of the students who are not graduating this semester and not yet job hunting, are probably most looking forward to summer vacation; taking a … Continue reading How To Stay Motivated For The Spring Semester
As public relations students we have all become familiar with a “pitch,” also known as OPEN MY E-MAIL AND GIVE MY CLIENT SOME PRESS! I’ve recently realized the pitch is present not only in the PR world, but in the dating world as well. Going into my senior year as a PR … Continue reading Is A Pitch The New Pick-Up Line?
The other day I was at a networking event meeting professionals in my industry. As I was shaking hands with women and men throughout the night, I noticed there was a major difference in both handshakes. For instance, when meeting a professional woman, we had a mutual firm handshake. On the other hand, when shaking … Continue reading Be Firm.
This year I took on the leadership role of account executive, leading a group of five PRowl account members. Before taking on this role, I had no idea what to expect, other than it would be a lot of work. Now, with new leaders on the rise, I’m writing to share my insights on how … Continue reading How to Succeed as a PRowl Account Executive
Lately I have felt like nothing has gone my way. Whether it is in school, work or my personal life, I have been feeling like I just can’t win. Although I was feeling down and not myself, I realized complaining and not tackling my problems only makes matters worse. If I wanted to succeed, I … Continue reading Staying On The Right Track
In an article from PR News, social media was the overwhelming answer to the informal poll question “What keeps PR pros up at night?” Like others, I too, would have had the same response. This got me thinking. Yes, social media is fun and essential in our line of PR work, but does it carry … Continue reading SMAD Ring A Bell? Let’s Hope Not!
According to Dictionary.com, a leader is “a person or thing that leads.” To me, a leader is so much more than that. A leader is someone who goes above and beyond, who truly WANTS to make a difference. To lead is to inspire. Throughout my life I have taken every leadership opportunity that has come … Continue reading How To: Become A Leader – Step Up Today!
“Prior planning prevents poor performance” is what one of my high school teachers told me in class one day about three years ago. This quote was drilled into my head and has been in the back of my mind ever since. I never truly understood the importance of what he was telling me until college. … Continue reading Prior Planning Prevents Poor Performance