Jeff Carter
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Archive for the ‘PRCA 3711’ Category

Interview with Paul Floeckher

April 2, 2010

I recently conducted an interview with Mr. Paul Floeckher. Currently Floeckher is the Manager of Media Relations for Georgia Southern University. Floeckher graduated from Georgia Southern back in 1991. I was referred to him by my adviser, Michelle Groover, as good PR professional to speak with. Here is the interview that took place. What’s a […]


March 7, 2010

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Dress to Impress

February 25, 2010

It has always been preached to me and many others that when you go to a job interview “you have to dress up.” By “dress up” I mean suit and tie for guys and a suit/suit skirt for the ladies. We have been always taught to “dress to impress.” It is true that first impressions […]

Social Media: Is It A Job Seekers Best Friend?

February 25, 2010

As a senior public relations major getting ready to graduate in May I constantly hear about the positives and negatives of Social Media. I have heard many stories how social media sites have either helped someone get their job or how it has cost someone an opportunity for a job. I know it is hard […]

Blog Comments

February 1, 2010

1) PRCA 3711: Cover Letters by Meghan Beytagh 1/29/10 Thank you for the comment you left on my cover letter tip blog. I am glad you were able to learn something new. While reading through your tips I found some helpful information that I did not address. For instance, when you mentioned that the employer […]

Body Language Speaks Volumes

January 28, 2010

As I am preparing for the “real world” job interviews will play a key role in getting a job. Sometimes it is more of what your body is saying than what you are saying verbally. It’s like what Peter Drucker once said “the most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.” That’s because […]

Cover Letter Tips

January 25, 2010

Entering my last semester at Georgia Southern, I find that more and more employers are requesting cover letters with your resumes. I first encountered this last spring when I applied for a summer internship. I really wasn’t sure what  a cover letter was or what at it was suppose to be. I asked some friends […]