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How to Manage: Maximizing Team and Individual Engagement

Gallup defines engaged employees as those who are involved in and enthusiastic about their work and workplace. In a Gallup’s latest report, less than one-third of Americans are engaged in their jobs in any given year. The best managers create productive and engaging work environments for team members. While it’s not breaking news that no…

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Keeping It Fresh 10 years Into A Gig

The number one question I get when I turn the it over to job applicants is a variation of why I’ve stayed with SHIFT this long (I completed – gasp – 10 years this week). The short answer is it’s equal parts culture, opportunity, flexibility, mentors and team members. It’s hard not to sound like…

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Permission Granted – Embrace Delegation.

When a senior account executive (SAE) earns a promotion to account manager or account supervisor, a lot can change. After all, SAEs pride themselves on the amazing ability to perform – to expertly draft that release, to score that feature ink, or to craft that compelling storyline. There’s a lot of ownership of that task…

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3 Lessons for First-Time Managers

Growth, change and transitions are a natural part of any career, especially in a quickly moving industry like PR. Personally, I transitioned into PR after studying journalism—a seamless move, especially since the skills I developed writing for the university newspaper (Go Hilltoppers!) come in handy when working so closely with media. Seven years into my…

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