Why you need PR and marketing before you graduate

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At some point in your educational career, you have probably considered changing from your dream major in hopes of a better job. The fear of not making enough for a living can cause you to second guess the true value of what you love to do, and leave you thinking ...

PR: the business of people

Although I sell suits, my official title at Men's Wearhouse is Wardrobe Consultant. I make suggestions about style and fit based on years of experience. I pride myself on giving my customers world-class customer service, which has taught me a lot about PR. Photo credit: Calvin Petersen, 2016.

Although I sell suits, my official title at Men’s Wearhouse is Wardrobe Consultant. I make
suggestions about style and fit based on years of experience. I pride myself on giving my customers
world-class customer service, which has taught me a lot about PR. Photo credit: Calvin Petersen, 2016.

“I have always said that everyone is in sales. Maybe you don’t hold the title of salesperson, but if the business you are in requires you to deal with people, you, my friend, are in sales,” said salesman extraordinaire Zig Ziglar. If this is true, there isn’t ...

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Calvin Petersen is a senior studying public relations and business at Brigham Young University. He currently works at Men’s Wearhouse as a wardrobe consultant and can be seen driving around Provo, Utah, in his 1974 Volkswagen Beetle painted red, orange and yellow. He loves a project and is determined to not give up until his vision becomes reality. He is interested in branding and is preparing to work in marketing or corporate communications after graduation.

What the Kardashians can teach us about good public relations

Whether you love them or you hate them, there’s no way you don’t know them. The Kardashian name has become a household term used all throughout America and the world. So how, you may ask, did this family become so famous?

Well, they don’t sing, act, or have ...

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Christina is a public relations major with a passion for branding and fashion. When she’s not finishing every assignment weeks ahead of time, she enjoys watching Tasty videos, catching up on Bob’s Burgers and finding things for more than 50% off at Nordstrom Rack.

Millennials: Gotta Catch ‘Em All!

Pokémon Go has exploded into our culture like a level six Volcanion. If you didn’t understand that reference, you might want to consider studying up on this worldwide phenomenon. It could be a valuable tool for your business to catch the attention of Pokémon ...

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Amanda Jacobsmeyer is a senior in the Public Relations program at Brigham Young University from Overton, Nevada. She is currently working as a teacher at the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah. She also works as a public relations specialist for The Allazo Group, an educational conglomerate. Amanda loves all things British, having “jam sessions” with her friends, and anything sugary. She is also an outspoken nerd and quotes movies in every conversation. Amanda is aspiring to work in the music industry as a public relations professional and event manager.