For some additional perspective on this topic be sure to check out Jason Mollica’s blog – One Guy’s Journey.
Get your coffee, turn on the tunes, and settle in for a read. I’ve been avoiding a post of this nature for some time, but its time has come.
Most everyone in PR has an opinion of Peter Shankman. It’s a bit of a litmus test – doesn’t matter what your opinion is, as long as you’ve got one there’s a strong chance you’re actually in PR. I won’t go into who he is – if you don’t know this post is likely not for you. Continue reading No More Kool-Aid
Over the last several months, notwithstanding going solo recently, I’ve spoken with a number of agency higher-level folks and internal recruiters about the job market and the candidates they’re seeing and seeking.
Regardless of the position (Entry, SVP or Director) or company (from various agency-types all the way to in-house) or type of work (media relations to a social media specific position) the one thing I keep on hearing, in various forms, is “we’re not seeing a lot of candidates with really good writing skills.” Continue reading “Writing is still important” or “Writing is like hygiene”
Really quite stunned to discover it’s been an entire year since the 1st Edition of the 10 Hottest PR ‘Chicks’ posted at In Defense of Public Relations (@prdude’s blog).
But it has – another year older and another year…poorer. Be sure to check out Mr. @prdude’s list at In Defense of PR.