Episode 121: Saying No to Toxic Clients

Our generation has been dubbed the “Start-up generation”. About one-third of young Canadians want to start their own businesses, according to a recent McGill report. Entrepreneurs are an important part of our economy, not just here in Canada, but around Continue reading Episode 121: Saying No to Toxic Clients

Episode 120: How to Fail

It is impossible to live without failing at something. Unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default. That is a quote from JK Rowling, British Continue reading Episode 120: How to Fail

Episode 119: Career milestones and a Special Anniversary

Career milestones. They shape us, define us, and test us. Career milestones can be good – like getting that promotion you have been aiming for – or bad – like messing up an interview, saying the wrong thing at the Continue reading Episode 119: Career milestones and a Special Anniversary

Young PR Pros Looking for Communications Manager

Young PR Pros is a podcast for the young and young-at-heart public relations, communications and marketing professional looking to build and advance their careers. The podcast is hosted by Kristine D’Arbelles, Julia Kent and Ross Simmonds, and produced by Clare Continue reading Young PR Pros Looking for Communications Manager

Episode 118: What is work-life balance?

A common issue our generation is trying to cope with is work-life balance. For our parents’ generation, most people could survive on one income. At the same time, unions were born, giving way to the 9-5 work day. That reality Continue reading Episode 118: What is work-life balance?

Episode 117: The Future of PR

In this episode, our hosts discuss the future of PR. Our industry is always changing, as professionals it is important to always be on top of what is new ? not to change our strategy every five minutes, but rather Continue reading Episode 117: The Future of PR

Episode #116: Concrete Steps to Help Learn from your Mistakes

Kristine shares a story about getting caught with an unlicensed image on her blog. She was sent a letter from a lawyer and had to pay a fee. The image was from a post published in 2011, she had just Continue reading Episode #116: Concrete Steps to Help Learn from your Mistakes

Episode #115: The 12 PR Days of Christmas

In honour of the traditional 1900s English Christmas carol, or for those born in the 80s – the Bob and Doug Christmas classic, we thought we would do our own 12 Days of Christmas. Listen to the full episode to Continue reading Episode #115: The 12 PR Days of Christmas

Episode #114: How to be Creative

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

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