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March 31st, 2011

Congratulations to Radian6

On Tuesday, Salesforce.com announced that it is acquiring social media monitoring vendor, Radian6. First off, we at Voce want to say congratulations to both companies! Over the past few years many of us have worked with folks at Radian6 and the team there has built a great service with great support. Having recently gone through […]

Filed in Measurement

December 2nd, 2009

Tiger Gives us a Reminder to Plan for Crises

The buzz for the past few days has been all about the Tiger Woods incident. The PR industry has been all over this. And I’ve seen opinion after opinion and expert after expert giving Tiger advice or stating what his PR team should’ve done. Yes, we know he should be transparent….. Some of the posts […]

Filed in Marketing

November 25th, 2009

A PR Lesson from Food Network’s Next Iron Chef

Sunday night I was watched the finale of “Next Iron Chef” on the Food Network. For anyone that hasn’t been watching, the Food Network invited 10 chefs to compete for a spot to join Bobby Flay, Masaharu Morimoto, Mario Batali, Cat Cora, and Michael Symon as an Iron Chef on Iron Chef America. The finale […]

Filed in Public Relations

July 6th, 2009

10 Interviewing DOs to Remember

Last week you saw a post from us on things to remember NOT to do in an internship interview. To continue our summer series geared toward helping college students/recent grads find internships, today we’ll give 10 tips of things to DO in an internship interview. Do bring in updated copies of your resume to give […]

Filed in Career Development

June 29th, 2009

10 Interviewing DON’Ts to Remember

We saw a post written last week by a PR colleague named Buck talking about a particularly poor interview experience he had. This really hit home with us because as members of the recruiting committee here at Voce, part of our job is to screen and interview applicants. Lately we’ve been focused on filling internship […]

Filed in Career Development

January 21st, 2009

Developing An Executive Voice

Yesterday I read The New York Times article on President Obama’s head speechwriter, 26 year old Jon Favreau (no, not that Jon Favreau). The article discussed some of the ‘tricks’ of speechwriting and how Favreau channels the newly elected President when he sits down to write. The article brought to mind an episode from the […]

Filed in Public Relations

January 16th, 2009

Have You Incorporated Social Media Into Your Crisis Comms Plan?

Yesterday Voce Nation blogged about the US Airways flight landing in the Hudson River and the fast and widespread coverage of the event by Twitter. This brings up another interesting topic – crisis communications plans. Some, but not enough, companies are working social media strategies and techniques into their crisis comms plans. It’s a smart […]

Filed in Blogging, Microblogging, Public Relations, Social Media

February 12th, 2008

Experience Important for College Grads

A colleague recently asked for my thoughts on a recent post on Joe Thornley’s blog which asked the question, what education are PR firms looking for in new recruits? As a member of the recruiting team at Voce, we often discuss the most important things we look for in new candidates fresh out of college. […]

Filed in Career Development, Public Relations