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September 16th, 2014

Voce Student Weekly Reading 9/16: PR Interview and First Job Advice, Internship Expectations and More

Social Media 10 Social Media Blunders That Cost a Millenial a Job – Or Worse “So remember your boss, work colleagues, and hiring managers can see your most polarizing tweets, even if they aren’t following you. And even if your public Facebook profile looks like Fort Knox, anyone can see images you’re tagged in by […]

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September 2nd, 2014

Voce Student Weekly Reading 9/2: NatGeo a Top Social Media Publisher, Twitter Testing Favorites in Stream & More

Social Media National Geographic Is Reportedly No. 1 in Social Media Among Publishers “National Geographic is the king of the social media jungle, according to a top 10 list released by Shareablee. The New York-based digital data company has ranked NatGeo as the most effective publisher in the social space for the month of July, […]

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August 26th, 2014

Voce Student Weekly Reading 8/26: Instagram Offers More Analytics to Advertisers, LinkedIn Shares Data on Internships & More

Social Media How Oversharing on Social Media Can Cost You “Treading carefully online should start even before you step foot on campus. According to a 2013 survey by Kaplan Test Prep, more college admissions officers than ever are conducting Google searches of applicants (29 percent) or are visiting the applicants’ social networking profiles (31 percent).” […]

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August 19th, 2014

Voce Student Weekly Reading 8/19/14: Pinterest Adds Messaging, Brands Offer Exclusives on Snapchat and More

Social Media Start a conversation about a Pin “…now, when someone shoots you a Pin, you’ll be able to reply with a message or send a Pin back! More good news: you can also send Pins and messages to multiple people. Say you’re organizing a camping trip with friends—try sending Pins to the whole gang […]

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August 15th, 2014

Voce Student Weekly Reading 8/12/14: Twitter Testing Abounds, Facebook Ditches Like-Gating and More

Welcome to the Voce Student Weekly Reading, your guide on the latest communications industry trends, job listings and career information. It’s everything you need to know to go from aspiring communications professional to interview-ready applicant! Social Media Your Twitter Feed May Soon Be Filled With Accounts You Don’t Follow “The social platform, which is known […]

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July 30th, 2012

An Internship is What You Make It

Many people think of an internship position as a non-paid position, usually held while in college finishing up a degree requirement. However, during the recovery from one of the worst recessions in recent U.S history, what if you’re choosing a new career? How can one proactively jump into a new industry without getting a new […]

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June 14th, 2010

Profile Ownership

One of the roles I’ve taken on here at Voce has grown to include my talking to new hires about what we try to do with our social media profiles and give them some general social media guidelines as well. Since a good amount of our new ACEs and interns are fresh out of college […]

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August 24th, 2009

Social Media Usage Gets Prioritized by PR Hiring Managers

There’s a notion out there that if you want to be a successful “social media marketer” you need to have thousands of followers on Twitter, a widely read blog and more, as well as be updating all those on a regular basis. Unfortunately some people put more value on those than a solid foundation of […]

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July 13th, 2009

Interviewing is a Two-Way Street

To continue our summer series geared toward helping those land their first full-time gig, we wanted to remind you that not only are you interviewing for the job, but you should be interviewing your employer, too. The interview process really is a two-way street, one of mutual selection. Yes, you’re trying to land a job […]

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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 […]

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