Tips for Networking at a Holiday Party

It’s that time of year. Sleigh bells ring (or Salvation Army bells, at least), both halls and malls are decked, and you’re tearing your home apart looking for your ugly sweater because the invitations to various Christmas/Festivus/holiday parties are pouring in. While you may count on knowing most of the fellow guests at the parties[…]

Strengthen your career through flexibility

As a professor and 20-year practitioner of public relations, I have observed (and taught) countless training sessions and lessons. These usually focus on the functions required to do the job each day – writing, media relations, research, crisis communications or social media strategy. Yes, these are essential foundation elements of our career and we can’t[…]

The Value of a Student Membership

As a career advisor, it is not unheard of for me to review over 60 resumes in a given day. Strong college resumes have a few things in common: great schools, interesting projects and coursework, in-depth internships, and perhaps even some leadership experience demonstrated through student organizations. So how can a student stand out in[…]

Talented PR student from BU wins 2015 Cavanaugh Student Award Winner Announcement

The Publicity Club of New England is pleased to announce Brianna Vieira as the winner of the 2015 William Cavanaugh Award. Ms. Vieira, a senior majoring in public relations at Boston University, is an active member of BU’s chapter of PRSSA and has held a several public relations and marketing internships at companies including Telsey[…]

Save the Date: NESN’s Jenny Johnson to Host Bell Ringer Awards Ceremony at The House of Blues

You’ve submitted your entries, and now the countdown to the 47th Annual Bell Ringer Awards Ceremony begins. Today we are excited to share that Emmy Award Winning Producer and Co-Host of NESN’s Dining Playbook, Jenny Johnson will host the “The Bells” on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at the House of Blues in Boston, MA from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. “Jenny’s infectious personality is[…]

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Top 6 PR Lessons Learned from Fox’s Primetime Drama Empire

If you’re like me you’re still buzzing about the season finale of Fox’s monster new drama “Empire” and mourning that you’ll have to wait months for season two to start so you can get more nuggets of wisdom from the show’s ferocious lioness Cookie (Taraji P. Henson). Cookie is an expert at commanding a room and[…]