Posts Tagged ‘corporate’

February 26th, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Uncategorized

Tina Fey Improv Rules for Your Career

I just finished reading Tina Fey’s book Bossypants. While I picked it up as a good-humor, man she is so cool read I have to give her credit for tricking me into reading a self-help book for your career. From figuring out who to hire and how to act (or not) in an interview Fey […][...]

June 19th, 2011 - 8:00 am § in Uncategorized

The Path to Creativity

Most of our lives consist of habits. We walk/drive to walk along the same route. In meetings, we sit in the same seat and at restaurants, we order the same dish.  Generally, if you do something right and well the first time it is a good idea to do it that way again. Unfortunately, that […][...]

April 17th, 2011 - 8:00 am § in Running Through My Mind

A Look in the Mirror

I recently had one of those come to [INSERT RELIGIOUS BELIEF PERSON HERE] moments about how I perceive my career. I have been working for what seems like forever, but what really is just a little more than 3.5 years. During that time I have held jobs at two VERY different agencies. So far, I [&helli[...]

March 16th, 2011 - 3:16 pm § in Running Through My Mind

The Pains of Having a Job? reports on a new study showing that some jobs are so demoralizing that they are actually worse for mental health than NOT working at all. Maybe it is the nature of being in the PR industry, but with so many friends bouncing from one job to the next these days this data doesn’t reall[...]

January 30th, 2011 - 8:00 am § in Running Through My Mind

Relationships Keep ‘Em

The PR industry has two significant challenges—a high level of staff turnover and a strong demand for a multi-skilled staff. Last year, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics found the number of people voluntarily quitting their jobs far exceeded those released by companies.  According to a December[...]

July 5th, 2010 - 8:39 pm § in Running Through My Mind

Hindsight is 20-20: Prepping for Corporate Life

During a recent #u30pro chat, I commented that I wished college taught us how to handle corporate politics. The concept itself isn’t something new for me. When my alma mater did a survey two years ago, it was something I mentioned they should add. While I got a few responses, the one that got me [[...]