Prior to graduating college, you will hear tons to things about the difference between school and the workforce. Tips, tricks, horror stories, advice, all the like. I would say 9 times out of 10 it was useful information, nothing ground-breaking or earth shattering, but usually there was something beneficial about it. One thing no … Continue reading The 1 Thing No One Tells You About Entering the Workforce
It is no secret that social media is an extremely important aspect of any businesses' - big or small - marketing plan. In fact, over 50 million small businesses are using Facebook profiles to reach their customers (statistic via Facebook). Hopefully you are one of those 50 million - and if not, I can help … Continue reading 5 Social Media Mistakes Your Business May Be Making
In the spring of this year, I knew two things for sure: that I was a Communication Studies major and that I really did not have an answer to “so what do you want to do with that?” when my advisors, parents, and even peers were (what seemed like constantly) asking me that. As summer loomed … Continue reading Risk Management: The Good Kind
It is that time in my life where I’m starting to look for jobs. While in 2016, this should be easier than ever (read: resources at our fingertips, literally), we are also faced with some hard challenges. For me, someone who is hoping to go into social media, the main challenge is do I proudly … Continue reading Will Social Media Kill Your Job Hunt?
On Thursday September 18, 2014, Southern Living’s managing editor Candace Higginbotham visited the University of Alabama, specifically Jamie Cole’s Journalism 426 Advanced Journalism Design Class. She spoke about her career, day to day life as a managing editor, and the production cycle. Candace Higginbotham first began this visit with a brief introduction of herself, … Continue reading Meeting Managing Editor Candace Higginbotham