The Ultimate PR Student Holiday Wishlist

When I was six-years-old, I would have never imagined that years later I would be asking Santa Claus for a new AP Stylebook or a fancy new set of business cards. The truth is, being a young professional isn't always easy on the wallet. For most college students, its a struggle to feed themselves anything … Continue reading The Ultimate PR Student Holiday Wishlist

Big Success for #TUNoNonsense Networking

Last night one of the PRowl PR accounts hosted the first "No Nonsense Networking" event on behalf of current client, the Department of Strategic Communication. The event, targeted at StratComm alumni, current department students and StratComm faculty, allotted 10 minute increments for participants to network and ask questions about recommended classes, internship advice and job … Continue reading Big Success for #TUNoNonsense Networking

End of the Semester Recap

Yesterday was PRowl's last staff meeting of the semester. Although everyone will still be busy working on client projects over winter break, many projects are winding down and coming to an end. These past few months have been incredibly busy with the addition of two new clients and several new staff members.In the beginning of … Continue reading End of the Semester Recap

Social Media Sparks #SmallBizSaturday Buzz

While millions of shoppers are still running from store to store, sixth Red Bull in hand, taking advantage of the Black Friday sales, Twitter is buzzing with talk of tomorrow's Small Business Saturday sponsored by American Express.Launched last year by AmEx in the hopes of developing a stronger connection between consumers and their local mom … Continue reading Social Media Sparks #SmallBizSaturday Buzz

Resume Tips Off the Beaten Path

With a job search looming ahead in the next few months, soon-to-be college graduates are reading every article and piece of advice on how to create the perfect resume that will land their first entry-level position. With so many tips and tricks floating around the internet, this article caught my attention because it provides three … Continue reading Resume Tips Off the Beaten Path

Mastering the Informational Interview

As a public relations major who graduates in May, I am incredibly eager to begin the job search. However, with many positions looking to be filled immediately and the recommended application process starting in March, that leaves me with five months to perfect my resume, build my network of professionals and start the informational interview … Continue reading Mastering the Informational Interview

Tools for a Professional Tweeter

As someone who spends a lot of time on Twitter, whether for personal use or when managing a client's social media efforts, I loved the aritcle of Ragan's PR Daily, Tweet like a pro: 8 Twitter Tools to Try. The tools range from optimizing the timing of posts to building your network with relevant followers. … Continue reading Tools for a Professional Tweeter

Resumania: Standing Above the Rest at #PRSSANC

During this year's PRSSA National Conference, I was one of the lucky few attendees to be randomly selected to attend an exclusive resume critique. The critique allowed students to sit at a table with one to two additional students, and receive personalized feedback from experienced professionals in the industry.I had the opportunity to speak with … Continue reading Resumania: Standing Above the Rest at #PRSSANC

Greetings from #PRSSANC in Orlando!

After traveling by plane, train and automobile, Doug, Emily and I arrived in Orlando, FL last night for PRSSA National Conference!Today marks the first day of the conference and we have been busy attending Chapter Development Sessions learning invaluable information ranging from "Being the Best Chapter in the Sea" courtesy of University of Northern Iowa … Continue reading Greetings from #PRSSANC in Orlando!

Tips for Making Your Charitable Event a Success

This week during Temple's PRSSA meeting, Julie Cassidy, the Director of Special Events and Group Sales at the Wilma Theater (and my previous internship supervisor) came to speak with students about some of the challenges and tips for success in regards to organizing charitable events. After interning with a few nonprofits as a special events … Continue reading Tips for Making Your Charitable Event a Success