17 02, 2021

Internships & Interviewing w/ Teagan Epley

By |2021-02-17T13:34:41+00:00February 17th, 2021|Categories: Internships, Interviewing, Networking/Relationships, Podcast Recap, PR Hangover, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

 Who’s Our Guest? Teagan Epley graduated from Grand Valley with a degree in Advertising and Public Relations and a minor in Business in April of last year (2020). During her time at Grand Valley, she was highly involved in GrandPR and PRSSA, serving as the chapter's VP of Member Services and attending the International [...]

4 02, 2021

Don’t Give Research a Bad Rap

By |2021-02-04T22:05:32+00:00February 4th, 2021|Categories: Research, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Research. A word most people still in school aren’t too fond of. I know that after 16 years, the word “research” is often associated with lengthy papers or science and lab classes (there’s a reason I’m not a STEM major). We’re conditioned to think of something we go through the motions of, like many of [...]

28 01, 2021

Virtual Fatigue Funk

By |2021-02-04T16:21:39+00:00January 28th, 2021|Categories: Mental Health, Networking/Relationships, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take over everyday life, we have to work to accept the “new normal” that is going to come along with it. Virtual fatigue is something that we are all experiencing right now. I wake up and sit on my laptop all day. For work, class, and even happy hours.  So [...]

10 12, 2020

Build Your Brand, One Brick at a Time

By |2020-12-10T23:52:53+00:00December 10th, 2020|Categories: Branding, Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

Starting your professional life with only a resume is not going to cut it these days. We live in a cut-throat industry that requires more to be noticed by employers. Establishing a personal brand can help you stick out from candidates for your first entry-level job. Building your brand can be represented by the same [...]

3 12, 2020

Five Things to Do Over Holiday Break to Keep Your Mind Sharp

By |2020-12-03T22:00:07+00:00December 3rd, 2020|Categories: Tips|0 Comments

As the end of the semester quickly approaches and the much needed holiday break is upon us, it is important to continue to keep your mind engaged. Of course, remember that rest and relaxation are necessary for productivity and mental health, but these five simple activities can help you stay engaged and educated. Listen to [...]

26 11, 2020

The PR Pro We Should All Know

By |2020-11-26T19:16:30+00:00November 26th, 2020|Categories: Tips|0 Comments

I’m nearing my final semester at Grand Valley, and as 2020 is nearing the end too, 2021 couldn’t be looking any better. Despite the difficulty of the current semester, I’ve recently  been reflecting on all that I had accomplished and experienced during my time at GVSU. Most of my time and opportunities wouldn’t be without [...]

20 11, 2020

PR Research 101: It’s Not as Painful as It Seems

By |2020-11-20T02:28:53+00:00November 20th, 2020|Categories: Research, Tips|0 Comments

Research is the critical first step to every public relations campaign. It ensures that communication is two-way and establishes a basis for strategic planning. However, it’s also been unfairly nominated as the most overwhelming and least enjoyable step by many public relations professionals.  I, on the other hand, am a research junkie. Therefore, I’d like [...]

19 11, 2020

Tips for Changing your Major as an Active Student

By |2020-11-19T03:45:15+00:00November 19th, 2020|Categories: Tips|0 Comments

My path to Advertising and Public Relations was less than traditional. I was not a student that walked into college knowing my exact plan and career vision, and that was proven as I switched my major three times before my junior year of college. As a previous journalism major preparing to switch majors the hesitation [...]

12 11, 2020

Tips for Starting a New Internship

By |2020-11-12T00:56:54+00:00November 12th, 2020|Categories: Networking/Relationships, Tips|0 Comments

Congratulations! You’ve made it past the countless hours of combing Indeed, Linkedin, and all of the job search sites. You want to hit the ground running after you accepted your new internship after that nerve-wracking interview. Yes, you can wipe the sweat off your forehead and breathe. Before you get into the workplace, be sure [...]

5 11, 2020

3 Project Management Tools You Should Be Using

By |2020-11-05T19:40:40+00:00November 5th, 2020|Categories: Tips|0 Comments

With the increase of remote work, I am finding myself having to project manage virtually now more than ever. There are plenty of online and offline tools to project manage effectively, but in this blog, I have decided to highlight three platforms that have served me well in my internship, work, and extracurricular environments. Let’s [...]

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