The game has changed. Written material is on its way out and its replacement? Video content. With the numbers on its side, it’s no surprise people prefer this fresher form of content over its older, outdated counterpart. Keep reading to see why and how you can take advantage of this movement before it’s too late. …
By: Senior, April Wood As I approached and finally entered the last year of my undergraduate degree, one question became an uncomfortably looming presence – What do I want to do with my life (and my degree)? The truth is – I’m still looking. But I’d love to share my thought process so far. In … Continue reading How I Used my Strategic Planning Skills to Plan Life After Undergrad
By: Elizabeth Ewell Mental Health Issues have become one of the leading common deaths in America. Mental health is often a topic that is shunned or embarrassing to discuss. Some take mental health issues as a joke, and some are not afraid to speak out about the issue. Still, there are more who pay no … Continue reading How Do We Solve Mental Health in Public Relations?
By: Faith Ford TikTok, is a massively popular app that lets users create and share videos up to 60 seconds long. At least that’s the Dictionary.com definition of the content creation app that started to gain social media users’ attention around 2018. So how did TikTok get to where it is today? And what does … Continue reading TikTok and The Race to Join Emerging Social Platforms
By : Emily Schaper When it comes to opening new doors and opportunities, networking should be a top priority. It’s not just about trading information, but establishing long-term relationships with mutual benefits. Networking, however, may not be at the top of everyone’s to-do list. People may find it time-consuming, awkward, or out of their comfort … Continue reading Staying Connected: How to Network Like a Pro
By: April Wood I hate to begin a blog post by talking about how COVID-19 has changed the communication industry, but to write a blog about “normal times” feels disingenuous. Public relations and other communication departments are rapidly adapting to communicating at a time of uncertainty and illness. A particularly challenging aspect of public relations … Continue reading How COVID-19 is Causing Event Planning Evolution
By Shelby Bueneman Podcasts have become increasingly popular. You can listen to them on Spotify, on the app itself and on Apple music. With such a wide variety of podcasts it can be difficult to find the right one that will benefit you. For public relations professionals there are five basic podcasts to listen … Continue reading 5 Ways PR Blogs help Professionals Stay on Trend
By Meredith Trapper As graduation quickly approaches, I cannot help but reflect on my time here at UCM and the defining moments that brought me to where I am today. Everyone has a reason for why they picked the degree they did, but for me, there were many reasons and many people. — I thought … Continue reading Sentiments of a College Senior
By Maddison Armbruster If you’re anything like me, I felt incredibly lost freshman year. I had no idea what I wanted to major in or what I wanted to do with my life. After some time, I selected public relations as my major and began to find a path post-graduation. However, there are a few … Continue reading Feeling lost at school? We’ve all been there!
By Amanda Walls From someone who is weeks away from college graduation and hunting for a full-time job, trust me, finding a position you are happy with is difficult! Landing that position is even more challenging. Here are some tips on how to create a resume that stands above the rest. Short, but … Continue reading College Graduates, How Do You Make a Resume That Stands Above the Rest?