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How social media makes you a loser (and a winner)

Deakin University PR graduate Melanie Gilcrist reports on the slimming effects of social media. Follow Melanie’s blog: melaniegilcrist.wordpress.com AS a PR student, I love writing – so it was great when I started my blog on communications issues about a … Continue reading

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Why you need an ePortfolio, and how to build one

Whether you want to be Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber or Katy Perry’s publicist, work for a fashion house, airline or resort or become a PR practitioner for a large organisation or consulting firm, you’re going to have to stand out … Continue reading

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Grasp every opportunity as a student: It pays off

The harder I work, the luckier I get, reports Deakin graduate Ryan Mobilia. Follow Ryan on Twitter: @ryan_mobilia THERE has been a familiar cycle to my post-university working life. The foundations  were laid during my spare time completing my Bachelor … Continue reading

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Do you have a business card to help you power-network?

SOON to be Deakin University graduate Alison Coffa proudly handed me her business card yesterday. The card looks professional. It details her blog, Twitter account and other contact information. She’s made it easy for potential employers to quickly spot her … Continue reading

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