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How to find a public relations job in oregon

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How to find a public relations job in oregon

  1. 1. Prichard Communications
  2. 2. How to Find a Public Relations Job in Oregon “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” -Mary Oliver
  3. 3. Five Steps to Success “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.” -Maya Angelou      Assess Yourself Do Informational Interviews Network Volunteer Apply to Jobs
  4. 4. Assess Yourself “The only journey is the one within” -Rainer Maria Rilke    Identify Your Strengths Set Goals Understand Networks
  5. 5. Conduct Informational Interviews  “Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” ― Voltaire Ask Five Questions  What associations or groups should I know about if I want to work in your field?  Are there any organizations you recommend I research?  Is there anyone you think I should meet?  Are there any events you think I should attend?  What educational opportunities do you know of in your field?
  6. 6. Network “Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise.”  –Author Unknown   Network in Your Sector Connect on LinkedIn with Personal Note Look for Ways to Help Others to Build Lasting Professional Connections
  7. 7. Volunteer “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” ― Jimmy Johnson    Pick a Cause or an Organization You Want to Work For Join the Board Volunteer for a Project
  8. 8. Apply to Jobs “Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell „em,„Certainl y I can!‟ Then get busy and find out how to do it.” –Theodore Roosevelt      Mac’s List PRSA PDX Pipeline Portland Creative List Indeed
  9. 9. Work with Recruiters “Grit and grace. Focus and release. Strategy and surrender. Effort and ease.” —Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching    Identify Local Recruiters and Agencies Submit Your Resume or Application Complete Your LinkedIn Profile
  10. 10. Next Steps “Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” - Thomas Jefferson    Connect with us Subscribe to our weekly newsletter Email me with questions and I will answer them on the “Mac’s List” blog
  11. 11. Oregon Career Bloggers “Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a brokenwinged bird, That cannot fly.” - Langston Hughes     Vicki Lind Joshua Waldman Dawn Rasmussen Jenny Foss aka Job Jenny
  12. 12. Books “The unexamined life is not worth living.” - Socrates    The 20 Minute Networking Meeting Strengths Finder What Color is Your Parachute
  13. 13. Questions?

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