8 things I know now I wish I knew in college | Last night, I was part of a Pro-Am Day-type event at my alma mater, Winona State University. Dubbed, The Real World, it’s become an annual event of sorts for me thanks to my friends at WSU–and a day I really look forward to each spring. As I talked to students during the event and shared advice and insights, it occurred to me that I am now nearly 20 years older than some of these students.
4 Web Apps For Managing Job Applications This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. When it comes to managing job applicants, small businesses have different needs than large corporations. Instead of being coordinated through an HR department, hiring responsibilities at most small businesses rest entirely with a manager or a group of managers.
By Kiersten Kaye (@klkaye) I know it’s cliché, but if I had a dollar for every time someone told me “I hate recruiters” or “Looking for a job is SO hard,” I’d be a very rich woman. Five Ways to Make Your Resume Stand Out (PR Edition)
The Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet today announced $2.02 million in annual grant money to combat violence against women. Funded by federal allocations via the 1994 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the grants will buoy “opportunities for projects throughout the Commonwealth that address domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault and dating violence,” according to a press release issued by the cabinet. Ky. Justice Cabinet announces $2.02 million to curb violence against women - FatLip
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During my television viewing/live blogging of “Kell on Earth,” a familiar situation reared its head – a staffer was complaining that she was never trained to do the job, and admitted that she had no idea what was supposed to do. When the supervisor showed up and noticed it was all done the wrong way, the poor staffer sure got an earful. Was it the staffer’s fault for not asking, or the supervisor’s fault for not teaching? Let’s face it, in the world of public relations, we are incredibly busy people. Between press releases, client meetings, strategic planning sessions, e-mails, phone calls, media lists – there is no question that we have a lot on our plate. Taking Time Out to Teach :PRBreakfastClub
February 13, 2010 | Posted in Unfiltered | By Sydney I’ve had the pleasure of mentoring some awesome students this year. For some of them, it’s a quick email explaining how to find a mentor, others it’s a long, intensive relationship; editing resumes, helping to make connections in the industry, etc. How to be a good mentee: Unfiltered. | Sydney: Unfiltered.
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