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  1. 1. TENMost Valuable Things Learned in Public Relations Practicum<br />By: Julie Smith<br />
  2. 2. Using LinkedIn<br />http://tinyurl.com/yaf7wxr<br /><ul><li>Great Networking tool
  3. 3. Job Opportunities
  4. 4. Connect with Classmates
  5. 5. Increase your visibility
  6. 6. Get advice here</li></li></ul><li>PR Trade Book: Socialnomics<br />http://tinyurl.com/ycroto7<br />Social Media<br />Technology<br />Using your resources<br />Time management<br />
  7. 7. What I learned from the mock interview<br />http://tinyurl.com/ye93ow9<br /><ul><li>Come prepared with questions
  8. 8. Don’t sound rehearsed
  9. 9. It is ok and sometimes good to repeat the question asked to you.</li></li></ul><li>Portfolio Tips<br />http://tinyurl.com/yfjqb8c<br /><ul><li>Create tabs for easy reference
  10. 10. Only focus on a few items
  11. 11. Showcase a variety
  12. 12. Turn portfolio to face interviewer or the employer
  13. 13. Prepare a leave behind in a nice folder: include your resume</li></li></ul><li>Job Search<br />http://tinyurl.com/ykv6oy9<br /><ul><li>Use tools such as: LinkedIn, Monster, CareerBuilder, and Tweetmyjobs
  14. 14. Do your research on desired company
  15. 15. Follow up
  16. 16. Keep an up-to-date resume
  17. 17. Make sure your references are ready to be contacted</li></li></ul><li>Resume Writing<br />http://tinyurl.com/yjwgsry<br /><ul><li>Try to tailor your resume for the job you want
  18. 18. Only include GPA if above a 3.0
  19. 19. Include honors and awards
  20. 20. Include relative job experience
  21. 21. Include appropriate skills for the job
  22. 22. Make sure it is clean resume paper</li></li></ul><li>Etiquette<br />http://tinyurl.com/yle3xps<br /><ul><li>Proper table manners
  23. 23. Greeting etiquette
  24. 24. Timeliness
  25. 25. Listen and be attentive
  26. 26. Avoid Politics</li></li></ul><li>Dress Code<br />Men:<br /><ul><li>No jewelry
  27. 27. Not too much Cologne
  28. 28. Hair off of face
  29. 29. Shine shoes
  30. 30. Shirt and Tie (Jacket optional, but preferred)
  31. 31. Nicely ironed clothing</li></ul>http://tinyurl.com/yg22f8g<br />Ladies:<br /><ul><li>Don’t Over accessorize
  32. 32. Not too much perfume
  33. 33. Hair off of face
  34. 34. Closed-toe shoes
  35. 35. If you wear a skirt or dress, you must wear pantyhose or stockings
  36. 36. Nothing too revealing</li></ul>Dress for the job you want; not for the job you have!<br />
  37. 37. TWEET<br />Get on Twitter<br /><ul><li>Helps you to stay current
  38. 38. Great networking tool
  39. 39. Great way to learn about products
  40. 40. Research tool
  41. 41. Feedback</li></ul>http://tinyurl.com/ygrmnmd<br />
  42. 42. Realize Your Dreams<br />http://tinyurl.com/yzx8ka3<br /><ul><li>Don’t settle
  43. 43. Seek a higher education
  44. 44. Love what you do</li>

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