Episode #114: How to be Creative

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One of the benefits of working in the industry of public relations, communications and marketing is the ability to be creative. We work in a unique world where our job is to find creative ways to tell a story. In Continue reading Episode #114: How to be Creative

Episode #113: Making career choices

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The average person will make a career change approximately five to seven times during their working life. With an ever increasing number of different career choices, about 1/3 of the total workforce will now change jobs every 12 months. By Continue reading Episode #113: Making career choices

Episode #112: The Entrepreneur’s Show

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Once upon a time, there lived this driven young man who dreamed about becoming an entrepreneur. One day, he used all his allowance to purchase different coloured do-rags and sell them out of his locker at school, turning his allowance Continue reading Episode #112: The Entrepreneur’s Show

Episode #111: The Definition of PR

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Who can relate: you introduce yourself to an acquaintance at a friend’s party. They ask you what you do for a living. You say you work in PR. You get a blank stare and most people respond with: oh so Continue reading Episode #111: The Definition of PR

Episode #110: Women in PR

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There are more female PR professionals than female nurses. That is a pretty staggering number, especially when only 20 percent of upper management PR roles are held by women. Young PR Pros hosts Kristine, Ross and producer Clare welcome Talia Continue reading Episode #110: Women in PR

Episode #109: Lessons for entrepreneurs

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It is just Kristine D’Arbelles and Clare Bonnyman this month. Clare is finished her internship in Thunder Bay and is back in Toronto. Anyone hiring? Clare is pretty awesome. Taking a little break this month, we look back on some Continue reading Episode #109: Lessons for entrepreneurs

Episode #108: Our First Jobs, and a New Member of the Family

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The Young PR Pros family is expanding. We welcome Clare Bonnyman as our new assistant producer. Clare has extensive background in radio editing. We hope her skills will make the show sound even better in your ear buds on your Continue reading Episode #108: Our First Jobs, and a New Member of the Family

Young PR Pros: Episode #107 – Gender and Ethnic Equality in PR and Communications

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For the first time in Canadian history, a Prime Minister appointed a caucus that was 50 per cent female and 50 per cent male. When asked why he chose to make this bold statement he respond: because it is 2015. Continue reading Young PR Pros: Episode #107 – Gender and Ethnic Equality in PR and Communications

Young PR Pros: Episode #106 – We Revisit the Topic of Accreditation

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In this episode we revisit the topic of accreditation. In episode 100, we talked about a topic that has divided the world of PR and communications for decades: is accreditation worth it? In case you haven’t heard the episode, Ross Continue reading Young PR Pros: Episode #106 – We Revisit the Topic of Accreditation

Young PR Pros: Episode 105 – Communications Moments and Trends in the Federal Election

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This episode was recorded a week before federal election day in Canada. In this episode we talk about PR moments that caught our attention during the longest campaign period in Canadian history. Here is a recap of a few trends Continue reading Young PR Pros: Episode 105 – Communications Moments and Trends in the Federal Election