Networking at Massachusetts Innovation Nights

In Boston, most PR people go to PRSA, IABC or Publicity Club of New England events.  Marketing folks go to the Ad Club or MITX. Investor Relations practitioners go to NIRI meetings. That makes sense, but there are networking opportunities in unexpected places that can be fun, interesting and useful. In 2009, I heard of an event via social media that sounded interesting. It was being held in Waltham, MA at the Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation. The founder, PR pro Bobbie Carlton … [Read more...]

How Are You Intelligent?

I am pleased to introduce Chaloner’s very own Ted Chaloner to the Interview Room. With over 35 years in PR and Communications recruiting, he will be a welcome addition to this blog as it continues to grow. - Amy Yes, not "how intelligent are you?" Howard Gardner defined nine different types of intelligence. Some are much more relevant to communications professionals. Self-knowledge is key to interviewing well, so it's a good exercise to understand how you are intelligent. The SATs only … [Read more...]