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 ...

4 lessons Clinton and Trump should have learned from “The West Wing”

Previous presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump committed some communications errors that could have been easily avoided. (Photo Source: Common Dreams)

Previous presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump committed some communications errors that could have been easily avoided. (Photo Source: Common Dreams)

The whirlwind of presidential election news, opinions, polls and debates that dominated the news cycle recently came to an end, but we can still learn from the communications successes and failures each campaign experienced.

Here, we’re going to focus more on correcting ...

BYU Comms students get a leg up

Communications graduates meet up in the AdLab after individual mentoring sessions with students. (Source: School of Communications)

Communications graduates meet up in the AdLab after individual mentoring sessions with students. (Source: School of Communications)

Breaking into the field of communications can be tough, and a degree no longer guarantees a good job. Barely half of college graduates in the last few years have been able to find work in their area of study.

That is a scary thought for millennials preparing to enter the workforce.

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Three things to make job hunting easy for students

Students, alumni and professors collaborated together at Brigham Young University on Oct. 14 for one purpose—to improve the marketability of students in public relations. Entering into the workplace can be scary, but with help from experienced alumni, it can be ...