Three Ways to Use Mentors

Did you know that January is National Mentoring Month (#mentoringworks)?  Last week, our guest blogger, Samantha Beach shared her take-aways from an event in NYC.  This week we explore how a mentor can help you get to where you want to go. Seek out mentors whose careers you want to emulate. This past week we attended the Young Women in Digital (#YWDBoston) event “PR in the Digital World 2014.” A panel of accomplished speakers featured Katie Burke of Hubspot, Elizabeth Good of the Rose F … [Read more...]

The Importance of Mentoring

This week we’d like to welcome Samantha Beach, our guest blogger and recent attendee at the most recent New York Women in Communications event. This week I had the privilege of attending a New York Women in Communications (NYWICI) Coffee & Conversations Panel on “The Fastest Way to the Top.” Erica Hill, co-anchor of TODAY’s Weekend Editions moderated the conversation between an impressive group of women including Ellen Archer, President at Hyperion Books/Head of East Coast Development, … [Read more...]

Consulting? Three Tricky Questions You Might Have To Answer

These days, it's not unusual to find many PR/Communications professionals consulting. All professions have shown a huge increase in non-permanent positions. In April, the New York Times reported that 76% of all American university professors are adjunct faculty. Some consultants wonder how freelancing will be viewed when interviewing for a full time position. How can you put a positive spin on your consultancy? Be positive and be proud! There is no shame in consulting. In fact, many … [Read more...]