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PR 101: 4 Public Relations Tips Every Brand Needs to Remember

Posted on: June 28th, 2017 by Nicole Lasorda

As PR people, it’s in our nature to be hyper-sensitive to the issues and possible outcomes in every situation (I’m pretty sure this is why my friends think I’m a pessimist). We take each scenario and run through all the positive and negative implications, thinking about ways to either capitalize on or minimize the impact […]

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So You Got An Interview

Posted on: March 28th, 2017 by Nicole Lasorda

I handle the internship and co-op programs here, and, especially for summer, I get hundreds of resumes for only two open positions. A few weeks ago, AC Lesley wrote a blog post about some major resume mistakes we see: Why We Passed on Your Resume (Sorry, Not Sorry). She did a great job emphasizing the […]

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To My Fellow Millennials: Knowledge Was Power

Posted on: March 16th, 2016 by Staff

Oh, the things  you won’t learn in school. The truth is, your chances of entering a career as a young professional fully prepared and equipped with the precise skill sets expected of your position are unlikely. The world is evolving faster than ever as systems of technology, communication and collaboration improve and expand across industries. But […]

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The Curse of the Baby Face – It’s My Baby Face, And I’ll Cry if I Want To

Posted on: February 9th, 2016 by Staff

— Blair Kahora Cardinal & Nicole Lasorda Vogue recently posted a story, I Don’t Look My Age and It’s Starting to Get Awkward, and it struck a chord with us; so much so, that we were talking about it for a couple of days. Our conversations always started a little something like this: Blair: In […]

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Confidence is Key

Posted on: January 6th, 2016 by Staff

Merriam-Webster’s definition of confidence is “the feeling or belief that one can rely on someone or something; firm trust.” Confidence is a quality in ourselves that is so important to have, yet few people are truly and completely confident. The often overused slogan, “fake it ‘til you make it” may be a cliché, but it’s true. […]

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Four Things I’m Thankful for as a PR Professional

Posted on: November 24th, 2015 by Nicole Lasorda

It’s the time of year to be thankful. Everyone’s posting their “30 Days of Thankfulness” statuses on Facebook and people are getting ready to feast around the table with loved ones. In the spirit of the season, here are four PR-related items for which I’m thankful.  Media databases – At Buchanan PR (and most reputable […]

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7 Bad Habits College Grads Should Shake Before Entering the Real World

Posted on: October 22nd, 2015 by Staff

As a recent college graduate, I am familiar with the bad habits that we can pick up in the world of academia, which might limit our success in the professional world. Here are seven bad habits to shake before landing your first job. Living in a bubble: While you were burying yourself in textbooks in […]

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In the News

Posted on: October 14th, 2015 by Nancy Page

In the office, I’m known as the Weather Girl. It’s because I’m a weather geek. Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz and I have something in common (though I’m not prone to wearing bow ties). It’s true that I do seem to be more aware of what’s about to hit us than some people. But it’s not because […]

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