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Tips for Presenting at a National Conference

This fall, I was one of three people representing Hirons at the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development's annual conference in Nashville, TN. While I have given numerous presentations throughout my career thus far in classes, in meetings and at local events, this was my first time traveling out of state for business and… Continue reading Tips for Presenting at a National Conference

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News Release: Hirons Expands Communications Management Team

INDIANAPOLIS – Hirons, an Indianapolis-based advertising, public relations and digital agency, has hired Charnay Pickett and promoted Leigh-Ann Richardville and Clare Leonard. All three will serve as account managers in the communications management department. Pickett brings several years of expertise to the team, having spent time in both business development and external communications roles. She… Continue reading News Release: Hirons Expands Communications Management Team

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How Rural Americans Shop for the Holidays

This piece was originally written as part of my work for Hirons' Rural Reach program and was published here. Holiday shopping season and its many, many advertising campaigns are upon us. As part of Hirons’ Rural Reach program, we believe it is important to engage rural communities, and the biggest shopping season of the year… Continue reading How Rural Americans Shop for the Holidays

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Four Audiobooks I Enjoyed in 2019

Update: I originally only had three books on this list, but I recently finished Hollow Kingdom and just knew I had to add it! One of my goals following graduation this past May was to make more time for reading. And while that's definitely still a goal for me to keep working towards in 2020,… Continue reading Four Audiobooks I Enjoyed in 2019

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Job Applicants Beware: LinkedIn Phishing Scams

Have you ever looked for jobs on LinkedIn? Submitted an application through its platform? Me, too. LinkedIn has typically been the number one place that I go to look for opportunities, including professional and sometimes volunteer. Given my recent experience on the other end of the job application platform, I'll be thinking twice in the… Continue reading Job Applicants Beware: LinkedIn Phishing Scams

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Graphic Design and Website: Hirons + Next Level

After many months of hard work from Hirons' business development and public affairs teams, Hirons was named one of the State of Indiana's preferred vendors for marketing and media buying. This contract was awarded to the company as part of a Quantity Purchase Agreement, and I am proud to have played a role in writing… Continue reading Graphic Design and Website: Hirons + Next Level

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Comfort Zones and Confidence: Business Women’s Day 2019

I recently had the honor of sitting down with Hirons' Senior Vice President and Media Director, Rose Durbin, to talk about her experiences starting out in the advertising field. This conversation served as a way of highlighting Rose and the various lessons she's learned in time for American Business Women's Day, Sept. 22. The blog… Continue reading Comfort Zones and Confidence: Business Women’s Day 2019

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Content Management: Hirons Blog

Although I have been involved with Hirons' internal promotions team for several months, I had little involvement with our company's blog until this summer. Managing content for organizational blogs was a major responsibility within previous internships I've held, so I was more than happy to take over whenever we shuffled around some promotional duties this… Continue reading Content Management: Hirons Blog

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What I’ve Learned Working in an Agency for a Year

I realized recently that my work notebook was nearly full, almost empty of pages that could hold additional scribbles and assignments. Now that it is time to retire my trusty notebook, it's also time to celebrate a milestone for my career: I've been at Hirons for one full year. When I first applied to Hirons'… Continue reading What I’ve Learned Working in an Agency for a Year