By Tom Unger, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA Oregon Chapter Volunteer Coordinator (and past chapter president) Second in a two-part series. If you decide to volunteer for PRSA or any other community organization, I have a few words of advice that will hopefully help you make the most of your experience. But first, let’s take aContinue reading “Treat your PRSA volunteer service as seriously as your paid work”
Category Archives: Professional Development
Interview with Tom Unger, President & CEO of News Writing Pro Consulting
This week we welcomed Tom Unger, President & CEO of News Writing Pro Consulting, an independent communications consulting firm in Milwaukie, Oregon. We interviewed Tom regarding his recent article in PRSA’s national publication, Strategies & Tactics, entitled “Ten tips for successfully navigating the approval process gauntlet.”
Who benefits most when you volunteer for PRSA? You do!
By Tom Unger, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA Oregon Chapter Volunteer Coordinator (and past chapter president) First in a two-part series. I had worked as a news reporter for 10 years when I decided to change professions in 1989 and seek employment in public relations. I was living in Los Angeles at the time. I didn’tContinue reading “Who benefits most when you volunteer for PRSA? You do!”
PRSA accreditation series to start soon
The Oregon PRSA accreditation coaching team is revved up and ready to add your name to the hundreds of PRSA members we have mentored to APR success! This series is free! PRSA accreditation is your opportunity to: • Enjoy lively coaching presentations including special APR guest coaches • Increase your professional standing • Develop aContinue reading “PRSA accreditation series to start soon”
COMMCON: The Art of Storytelling and Science of Analytics
How many times have you said or heard, “I can’t do that; I’m just not creative?” The truth is that everyone is creative in their own way. Whether trying to find the fastest route to work, creating a lesson plan for 30 six-year old’s or how you dress every day, there is creativity in everything we do. When it comes to marketing and communicatingContinue reading “COMMCON: The Art of Storytelling and Science of Analytics”
COMMCON: Beyond Vanity Metrics
Join us for “Beyond Vanity Metrics” at noon on Friday, November 19.
COMMCON: Emotional Intelligence – A primer and further reading
How can emotional intelligence help you thrive amidst the chaos? Learn more at noon on Nov. 5, in a webinar with Diana Steeble, a Managing Principal at PRR, and Jennifer Hawton.
COMMCON: Thrive Amidst Stress with Emotional Intelligence
Public relations has been consistently ranked in the top 25 lists of stressful jobs, hitting #8 in the 2019 CareerCast “Most Stressful Careers”. How can emotional intelligence help you address the tolls of this fast-paced career where you deal daily with things that are out of your control, ambiguous in nature and, often, addressing one crisis or another?
Join us at noon on Friday, November 5 for “Thrive Amidst Stress with Emotional Intelligence.”
Business & Intellectual Property Law for PR Professionals
Join us at noon this Friday, October 1 for “Business & Intellectual Property Law for PR Professionals.”
COMMCON: Navigating Today’s Issues-Driven Environment: Don’t Just rely On Your Gut, Use Data
Join Shannon Woods and Rachel Neff from Finn Partners for “Navigating Today’s Issues-Driven Environment: Don’t just rely on your gut, use data” at noon on Friday, September, 10.