6 ways to impress at a new job

not teaching,still THINKING … If you’re starting a new job or an internship at a news organization, take a moment to learn these six simple ways to stand out as a professional member of the team from Day One. Dress professionally. This doesn’t necessarily mean full-blown business attire. But it does mean dressing appropriately for […]

‘Are you rocking your internship?’

That’s the question asked and answered in a piece by Patrick O’Brien and Susan Davis-Ali — “Are you rocking your internship? Use this self-assessment to find out” — published on USA TODAY College. Once again, interns are a topic here because first impressions are so important, as are first experiences in professional settings. Our takeaways have to do […]

May you establish priorities

MAY you … For the month of May, we are devoting this blog to our wishes for journalists present and future: “MAY you … “ Every day, you will find a tip, a tidbit or a top-of-mind piece of advice we hope will help you now and later This wish applies to your professional and personal […]

April 11: In the house? Pay attention!

For the month of April, our blog will be devoted to polishing your professional skills. Everything you need to know about courtesy, manners and common sense. And we do mean “need” to know. APRIL 11 Job hunting? Seeking an internship? Out there networking? Perhaps you’re not actively doing any of these, but you happen to be “in […]