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Checklist for a Successful Meeting

Your Checklist for a Successful Meeting

You’ve been tapped to organize and orchestrate an important internal meeting with senior leadership. How do you begin to ensure a successful meeting? Start with this simple checklist ...
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Diversity

Why Diversity?: Championing DE&I Across the Communications Industry and Beyond

Why diversity? It is a topic that constantly has been ringing across PR industry sectors (as well as everywhere else) for years. But why now? Why the urgency? Why this specific time period? If we’re going to tackle the diversity, ...
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Jumping from College to Career

Jumping from College to Career: Advice from 4 Students on Landing That First Job

So, you’re finally finished with courses. It’s the end of your last class during your last semester as an undergraduate. You completed all your classes, earned the eligible 120 credits and have your degree in hand walking across that stage ...
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Letena Lindsay

Letena Lindsay: The Joy of Working for a Brand You Love

As the Vice President of Global Communications at Peloton, Letena Lindsay has the unique opportunity to tell the story of one of the most compelling brands out there. In Episode 43 of the Coffee Break w/ NYWICI podcast, we caught ...
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How to Ace an Internal Interview

How to Ace an Internal Interview

One of the best places to grow your career may be at your current company. Whether you want to switch departments, move up, or make a lateral move — start by exploring potential internal opportunities. In fact, LinkedIn’s Global Talent ...
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HOW TO CONVERT DIGITAL VISITORS TO CUSTOMERS

How to Convert Digital Visitors to Customers

In a NYWICI members-only session titled, “10 Tips to Convert Visitors into Customers,” the audience learned how to increase customer conversion on any website. Digital strategist Liz Kressel of Lizard Media has an impressive client list that includes major media ...
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3 Ways to Make Your Apology Count

3 Ways to Make Your Apology Count

Women are somewhat infamous for our tendency to apologize. Saying “sorry” is an easy enough habit to get into. But how often do we actually wrong someone and regret our words or actions enough to warrant an apology? ...
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Sometimes You Need to Take Two Buses

Sometimes You Need to Take Two Buses

As a teenager, the extra spending money [from a summer job] was nice, but I disliked the job and found much of it boring. When I complained to my parents, they challenged me to find the positive. So, I motivated ...
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Thumbs Up for a ‘Heads Up’

Thumbs Up for a ‘Heads Up’

This week I encountered a situation that reminded me of the importance of thoughtful business communication. During a late afternoon group leadership video call, I learned about a departmental reorganization that was going to significantly impact my new Client Success ...
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Jackie Fields

Jackie Fields on Landing Her Dream Job

Jackie Fields has what many communications professionals would consider a dream job. She’s currently the senior style and beauty editor at People magazine, a role which has her interviewing celebrities and influencers about the latest trends. For Episode 42 of ...
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Inclusive Journalism

4 Ways to Make the News More Inclusive

Journalism is the pursuit of truth. Our chief job as reporters is to present the truth in the most objective, digestible, and impactful way. But, what if we’ve been taught to search for truth in the wrong places? What if ...
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Paying Our Power Forward

Paying Our Power Forward

As we look to 2021, it’s important to reflect on how the events of the past year have affected women everywhere and what we can do to make things better going forward.It’s on that note that Forbes hosted its 8th ...
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