Career Guide 2013

Office pride

Office pride

PR firms across the US put great thought and effort into creating their workspaces. PRWeek looked across the nation to find agencies whose offices underscore their innovation and inspire their staffs.

Tools of the trade

Tools of the trade

Engagement. Videography. Research. These are some of the skills today's PR pros possess that vastly differ from just a few years ago.

Global growth

Global growth

Time spent overseas will not only help a PR professional's career blossom, it can also pay notable dividends for the employing organization.

Return to glory

Return to glory

Tanya Lewis profiles seven leading communicators, including Nissan's Simon Sproule, whose careers have been propelled by coming back to previous organizations.

Follow the leader

Follow the leader

Three-plus decades helming communications for CPG behemoth P&G taught Charlotte Otto what it takes to be a true comms leader. In this exclusive submission for PRWeek, she shares some of that wisdom.

Increased mobility

Increased mobility

While the PR community broadly embraces the benefits of a flexible work environment, both physically and creatively, how it is defined and the extent to which it is encouraged varies greatly.

Charting the course

Charting the course

From initial impressions to the key moment when that first job is in sight, Durham College's Andrew Chapados offers a firsthand glimpse of a PR student's experience.

Career Guide 2012

Bay Area bounty: Career Guide 2012

Bay Area bounty: Career Guide 2012

Apple's proposed new 'spaceship' HQ in Cupertino, CA, reflects the vibrant, competitive atmosphere of a thriving region for PR pros.

Living the dream

Living the dream

Tanya Lewis profiles seven top-level communicators who have found jobs that combine their professional expertise with lifelong passions.

The next generation

The next generation

What's on the mind of incoming PR pros? Gideon Fidelzeid assembled an octet of recent and soon-to-be grads to find out.

Mastering the craft

Mastering the craft

PRWeek presents a list of 70-plus US schools that offer master's PR programs in traditional formats, with additional lists of schools with either online-only or blended online/in-class curricula.

Business sense

Business sense

PR pros are finding an MBA more valuable than ever. As Alex Palmer discovers, clients are increasingly adopting a similar sentiment.

Mothers of invention

Mothers of invention

Juggling the responsibilities of a high-level PR position and motherhood is a challenge many women in the industry face - or hope to someday. Brittaney Kiefer finds six ladies who prove it can be done.

Running start

Running start

Drawing on years of working with top communicators, executive recruiting veteran Don Spetner helps industry newcomers get off on the right foot.

At the Summit

At the Summit

Industry leaders offered career advice at PRWeek's second annual virtual talent event on April 25.

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