‘Tis The Season For PR Blunders?

Ah, the holidays. A time when discount-crazy shoppers stay up all night in order to score the best deals on electronics and toys. A time when family and friends come together to drink and be merry. A time when Bloomingdale’s lands itself in extremely hot water by promoting date rape. Wait, what?

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Clean Up Your Social Media!

More and more employers have taken to the web – perusing the social media accounts of potential employees. Find out how to make sure you get the seal of approval.

In this digital age, we are prone to posting just about every part of our lives on social media. Night out with your friends? Post a picture on Instagram. Did something crazy happen to you today? Write a post on Facebook. At some point, however, it is necessary to create a line  between what you post and what you keep to yourself.

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And so it begins.

Welcome to Practically a Pro!

I’m Ashley, your resident *future* public relations maven. Currently, I am a student at the University of Oregon. As I enter my senior year I look fondly back on the time I have spent as a student and realize how fast it has all gone. And boy is it gone.

I am entering an extremely new point in my life as I begin a communications internship with a major retail company and as I work as an Account Executive at an on-campus public relations firm. With this blog, I hope to give advice and tell stories, all drawing from my mistakes and my successes during this time of change.

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