Posts Tagged:agency survival guide

Budding PR Pros: Push Yourself To Keep Growing

At a recent staff meeting in SHIFT’s Boston office, our VP of Marketing said to us all with a grin, “When you feel like you’ve learned everything there is out there to learn, that’s when your career is over.” It may have been tossed out casually on a Friday, but it’s absolutely true. At some…

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Battling Burnout in Agency Life

We spent the first three parts of our “Your First Year in PR” series talking about how to set yourself up for success as a budding PR pro. Today we’re going to take a break and focus on something that can creep up on you at any point during your career: burnout. As a psychological term, burnout…

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Your First 365 Days in PR, Part 3 of 6: Do

Excelling during your first year in PR is all about setting yourself up for success with basic best practices. In this six-part series, we’ll dive into the anatomy of the first 365 days of agency life and share methods for success for each stage. Days 1-30: Learn Days 30-90: Structure Days 90-180: Do Intermission: Battling…

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Your First 365 Days in PR, Part 2 of 6: Structure

Excelling during your first year in PR is all about setting yourself up for success with basic best practices, and then following through with lots of practice and experimentation. Think of year one as a massive learning process. Like any complex process, it helps to break it down into stages. In this six-part series, we’ll dive…

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Your First 365 Days in PR, Part 1 of 6

So you’re newly hired at a public relations agency. Congrats! Now the pressure is on. Excelling during your first year in PR is all about setting yourself up for success with basic best practices, and then following through with lots of practice and experimentation. Think of year one as a massive learning process. Like any complex process, it…

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