During the Industrial Revolution, factories needed to be running around the clock so employees during this era frequently worked between 10-16 hour days. In the 1920s however, Henry Ford, founder of Ford Motor Company, decided to try something different: his workers would only work 8 hours a day, 5 days a week.
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.
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.
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 December 20, 2016.
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 catch Young PR Pros’ 12 Days of PR Christmas.
We divided the 12 days into three categories: books, movies and activities.
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 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.
Originally published on youngprpros.ca on July 12, 2016.
Episode #110: Women in PR
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.
Episode #109: Lessons for entrepreneurs
Originally from: youngprpros.ca. Posted on June 10, 2016.
Taking a little break this month, we look back on some evergreen lessons and replay our episode on tips for entrepreneurs. At the end of the show, Kristine and Clare are surprised to learn some new lessons. We share them with the audience.