If this podcast were to go silent for 30 seconds, what would you do? Would you immediately switch over to another app, say Facebook, Instagram or Twitter to check what is going on until the podcast came back on air?
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.
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 wrong time, or sitting idly by while an opportunity passes you by.
Originally posted on youngpros.ca on March 13, 2017.
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.
Originally posted on youngprpros.ca on February 13, 2017.
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 to ensure the tactics we use continue to connect with our audience.
Originally posted on youngprpros.ca on January 19, 2016.
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 launched her blog that year. Ignorance is not an excuse to break the law, however. So she paid the fine and added this to her important list of lessons learned.
Originally posted on youngprpros.ca on November 23, 2016.
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.
Originally posted on youngpros.ca on October 20, 2016.
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 the age of 42 you may have had about ten jobs, says Career Change Statistics.
Originally posted on youngprpros.ca on September 14, 2016.
Episode #112: The Entrepreneur’s Show
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 money into pure profit!
Originally published on youngprpros.ca.
Episode #111: The Definition of PR
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 like advertising, or my personal favourite, you must spin the media.
Well Young PR Pros has had enough, so we sat down as a team and put together our own definition.