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Scary Bingo

Scary BINGO: A Metaphor for 2021 Marketing

Early in the first wave of the pandemic and the resulting quarantine, it became clear that many of us were not going to see close family and friends in person for some time. As the weeks and months passed, some ...
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Positioning Yourself for a Promotion

5 Tips for Positioning Yourself for a Promotion

“How do you position yourself for a promotion?” is one of the most frequent questions asked at professional development-oriented programs. Not surprising, this tends to be a particularly hot-button topic as you prepare for your annual performance review ...
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Informational interviews

5 Ways to Make the Most of an Informational Interview

Informational interviews are the unsung hero of the networking world. You gain insider perspective of a potential employer, and a foot in the door. These calls are beneficial at any level from entry-level, career climbers or the recently unemployed. I’ve ...
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Networking During Covid

The Importance of Networking in the Era of COVID-19

Many are feeling the aftereffects of the coronavirus pandemic as unemployment, job insecurity or loss of opportunities take the forefront as the road to a new normal develops. With a slow job market for those in the media industry, it ...
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Optimize LinkedIn

5 Tips for Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn is one of the most powerful business networking platforms in use today, with an estimated 300 million users. Uniquely different from Facebook, which is used more for personal social networking, it is the perfect platform to promote one’s professional ...
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How to Lead with Positivity

How to Lead with Positivity

Whether you are an aspiring or experienced leader, it’s never been more important to harness the power of positivity than during the current pandemic. In a good way, a true leader’s attitude and actions are contagious and can help people ...
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Rachel Dry

NYT’s Rachel Dry on Women’s Equality, Voting & Dealing with the Stress of 2020

Experienced journalist and stand-up comedian Rachel Dry boasts a long résumé, from NPR to The Washington Post to director at a theater camp. Now, she brings her bold insight on gender and politics to The New York Times as the ...
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Latinx Month - Journalism

How Newsrooms Can Do Better By Latinx Communities

When Jessica DeMoya Correa, a Latinx journalist on the Features desk at The Philadelphia Inquirer, was shopping at her local supermarket in September, she bumped into a reader. The reader, perplexed to see her there, asked what she was doing ...
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Timi Lewis

Timi Lewis: Thriving as an Entrepreneur

Looking back on her career path, Timi believes that you should try to have an “underlying architecture” to your life. “Think about what your strengths and interests are when deciding on graduate school or a job,” she says. “Ask others ...
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Allyship

What Does Allyship Really Mean?

Allyship has become part of this nation’s continuing conversation about racial injustice and privilege in our communities and offices (virtual or in-person). To be clear, being an ally is not posting famous quotes from Martin Luther King Jr. It’s not ...
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role models

Why We Need Role Models

While we all grapple with so much uncertainty in our lives, we need positive role models more than ever. There are many definitions of the term “role model,” which was originally coined by sociologist Robert Merton. My favorite is, a ...
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Johnita Due

Johnita Due: Why Every Office Needs a Diversity and Inclusion Plan

Johnita Due is making her workplace more welcoming to everyone. As senior vice president and chief diversity and inclusion officer (CDO) at WarnerMedia News and Sports, she’s focused on building an organization where all employees can feel free to be ...
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