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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

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Personal Update: September is going to be a wild ride

We're coming up on the end of August, which means that we're nearing a month of many changes for me. In an effort to continue being the digitally focused millennial/gen-z cusper that I am, I wanted to document them here. My partner, Chelsea, and I are meeting with our prospective new landlords this evening to… Continue reading Personal Update: September is going to be a wild ride

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Finding Your Voice: Social Anxiety v. Intuition

In June, Chelsea and I had tickets to go see Yvie Oddly, the winner of the most recent season of RuPaul's Drag Race, perform in Louisville. Planning for a fun weekend trip, we booked an AirBnB close to the club and made our way to Kentucky, only to find out once completing the two-hour drive… Continue reading Finding Your Voice: Social Anxiety v. Intuition

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One Thing to Remember When Planning a Wedding

"How's the wedding planning going?" Since getting engaged last October, this has become the number one question I get asked. It seems to be a sort of a default for anyone who knows about my engagement, replacing the age-old, "How are you?" with this new query. The question itself doesn't bother me at all -… Continue reading One Thing to Remember When Planning a Wedding

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Three Cool Things About Being in PR

Consider this post my love letter to public relations and strategic communications. Continuous professional development One of the first things that I came to appreciate about the public relations industry, and the professionals within it, was a constant dedication to professional development. This field ever-changing, and so should we be, as people who seek to… Continue reading Three Cool Things About Being in PR

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Intern to Recruiter: Advice for Applicants

Just about a year ago, I was applying to fall internships like the majority of the rest of my peers. After having five previous internships, mainly at nonprofits, I was on the hunt for a different type of position to diversify my resume and gain exposure to a different work environment. I landed a communications… Continue reading Intern to Recruiter: Advice for Applicants

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Five Ingredients 20-somethings Should Have in Their Kitchen

Let me start by saying, I don't usually count myself as a cook. I don't often have time to cook a full meal, and historically speaking I was pretty picky eater. There are, however, a few staple ingredients I like to keep in the apartment that make it easier to throw a meal together, which… Continue reading Five Ingredients 20-somethings Should Have in Their Kitchen

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Learning how to be a person, courtesy of my college experience

Nearly a year ago now, I published a post reflecting on my time at IUPUI in anticipation of my final year of undergrad. Now that I've completed my degree, I figured it was time to provide an update. There were a myriad of good times and positive learning experiences throughout the last four years. There… Continue reading Learning how to be a person, courtesy of my college experience

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Should Companies Make Candidates Take a Writing Test?

It’s long been a practice in the communications field for companies, especially larger firms, to request that their prospective employees pass a writing exam. I’ve heard many tales about these stress-inducing and difficult tests, wherein test-takers feel as though they’re trying to be tricked out of the job due to the test’s complexity. Often times,… Continue reading Should Companies Make Candidates Take a Writing Test?