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Tips for Landing Your Dream Job

Mediabistro’s Job Search Boot Camp got underway today with the opening keynote speech presented by Meryl Cooper, co-founder of Allen/Cooper Enterprises and one half of the writing team behind the book Be Your Own Best Publicist: How To Use PR Techniques to Get Hired, Noticed and Rewarded at Work.

Cooper offered a number of job-searching tips that not only help you get that coveted position but, for the PRNewser crowd, also put to use many of the PR skills that you’d be using in your daily work. For example, Cooper says you must build relationships. To paraphrase, connections lead to leads, which leads to interviews. And the more interviews you have, the better your chances.

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Storytelling for Media Professionals

Storytelling for Media ProfessionalsStarting April 22, this in-person workshop will teach you the specific ways to incorporate storytelling into your personal and professional life. Students will examine the role of storytelling in business and put their newfound skills into practice with a series of improvisation, writing, and presentation exercises designed to help them uncover personal stories. Register now! 

Sign Up Now for the Job Search Boot Camp

Finding a job is a full-time job. Learn tips and tricks for maximizing your search with Mediabistro’s upcoming Job Search Boot Camp.

This four-week online course, workshop, and networking event will help you target your dream job, communicate your skills, beef up your online brand, and use your network for job-getting success.

Among the scheduled speakers are Carmen Scheidel, our own director of education, events, and multimedia content; Meryl Cooper, co-founder of Allen/Cooper Enterprises; and Jessica Kleiman, VP of PR at Hearst Magazines. Cooper and Kleiman are also co-authors of Be Your Own Best Publicist: How to Use PR Techniques to Get Hired, Noticed and Rewarded at Work.

Classes start January 31. Sign up by January 17 and the course is $79. Click here and reserve your spot today!