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Top 10 Things I Learned In

  1. 1. By Kacie Whigham PRCA 2330
  2. 2. Twitter is an up and coming social media. As  a PR professional, you should at least be aware of social media.
  3. 3. You should ALWAYS send 2 thank you letters  after an interview 1. Immediately after the interview through e-mail. 2. Hand written one to get there a week or two later.
  4. 4. Whether we like it or not, we are being judge  on first appearances, especially when interviewing. Dress for the job you want,  not the job you have.
  5. 5. Words/symbols in your culture may mean  different things in another culture (ex. Thumbs up sign). =
  6. 6. Word travels fast in the PR world, you have to  be ready and able to respond to any crisis (ex. Domino’s).
  7. 7. Internships are very important in college  Take at least one, try for more, they will give  you better experience than a classroom can.
  8. 8. There is NO typical day or week in the PR  world.
  9. 9. Have well written resume and cover letter.  Show them your accomplishments, not your  duties.
  10. 10. Most gifts are unethical in the PR world and  seen as bribes.
  11. 11. Feel Confident and you will look  Confident, no body wants someone working for them that looks like they don’t know what they are doing.

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