PRoactive: The Public Relations Job Hunter's Guide by Jeff Domansky

PRoactive: The Public Relations Job Hunter's Guide

byJeff Domansky

Kobo ebook | November 6, 2011

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Having trouble finding a real PR job? Applied for dozens of public relations jobs using traditional techniques and still can’t get an interview? Overwhelmed by too much information and don’t know where to start? PRoactive: The Public Relations Job Hunter’s Guide will help you find and win a job.

Recent US PR job numbers are BIG and trends are positive for public relations job hunters. Despite the economy, PR is poised for growth. US PR jobs are expected to grow 24% by 2018. PR job listings grew 93% and social media job openings increased by 307% during the recession. Business is hiring and PR and social media skills and experience are in demand. But to compete, job seekers need to use traditional and new social media strategies to find openings and be found by recruiters and employers online.

In this book, you'll learn:
- How to build a personal blueprint for successful PR job hunting
- What skills and experience employers are looking for today
- What communications jobs are “hot” (think social media)
- Why traditional job hunting tools and strategies still matter
- How to create powerful social media profiles and portfolios that attract PR employers and recruiters
- Where to find the best websites with real PR jobs and how to find “hidden” PR job openings in other less-known websites
- Traditional networking strategies as well as how to use Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media channels for research and online networking
- How to automate job alerts and save hours of research time daily
- Two PR job hunting “secret weapons“
- The value of an online portfolio and how to gain a competitive advantage with the newest online tools to create and promote your assets and experience
- Latest research on salaries, internships, job trends as well as advice on negotiating a job offer, tips for experienced PR pros, guerrilla PR job search tactics and much more.

Included is a 14-day PR Job Hunter’s blueprint complete with tips and tactics. In just two weeks, you’ll build an effective, personal job search strategy, create a unique and powerful PR resume and cover letter and a present a positive social media profile. Whether you're a student, an experienced PR pro or a journalist or business person looking for a new career opportunity, it's time to get proactive and find a PR job.

Title:PRoactive: The Public Relations Job Hunter's GuideFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 6, 2011Publisher:Jeff DomanskyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0987740814

ISBN - 13:9780987740816