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Shannon Lappin Offers Leadership Lessons to Young Professionals

Shannon Lappin is one of the most important members of the Rochester PR community for young professionals and students to meet, speak with and learn from. In fact, her dedication and vision for our Rochester PRSA chapter to be inclusive of and helpful to young professionals was the basis for today's...

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Top Tips to #ROC the PRisms

The annual PRSA PRism Awards took place on Thursday evening (June 18th) and showcased the best work of the year in our Rochester PR community. Over 200 agency, non-profit, and corporate public relations pros were there – to celebrate, network, and have a good time. While PRSA hosts many event...

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LinkedIn Advice for Recent Graduates

Congratulations to the class of 2015! As you head off to your new job, internship, graduate school or are still figuring out your next step, it’s important to remember to update your LinkedIn profile. When I was in grad school at Newhouse last year, I frequently met with Kim Brown, the assist...

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Meet Kayla Holmes, the Newest Advisory Network Mentor

Kayla Holmes volunteers on the programming committee for PRSA Rochester. She's an account coordinator at Text100. We talked with Kayla about her experience getting through both undergraduate and graduate programs and landing her first job out of college. If you want to talk with Kayla more, check o...

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Networking and Mentoring Leads to PR Experience

 In this student spotlight, we spoke with Laura DeMartino, a Junior PRSSA student at the Rochester Institute of Technology. When did you know Communications was the right field for you? Throughout high school I never had problems speaking in front of a crowd, in fact I was vice president of c...

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Narratives in Networking: Advice from Hannah Morgan

The third event in the "From URL to IRL - A Better U!" series was last night at the Rochester Institute of Technology. In her keynote, Hannah Morgan AKA CareerSherpa discussed a number of strategies students and young professionals can employ to make better use of networking opportunities. Amo...

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Jessica DiLuglio Finds Her Passion in PR

How did you decide to get into public relations? I started college majoring in English, with the goal of being a teacher. After a few semesters, I realized that I wasn't passionate about it. I read an article in a magazine mentioning the PR field - I didn't even know exactly what it was at the time...

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Five Ways to Raise the Bar in Your First Six Months

The first six months of your career are incredibly important. Throughout this period, you are setting expectations for what people can expect from you, and also what you can expect from yourself. You are learning a ton about your company and co-workers and simultaneously establishing the habits and ...

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