The PR Internship’s New Killer App: A Diverse Background

After recently talking with a group of visiting college students, I realized that many of us question if an internship outside of our major is the right fit. Can you have a successful internship outside of your chosen field of study? Read on to find out.

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The Skinny on Making a Splash in PR: Don’t just Dip

Weber Shandwick Seattle is proud to bring back its intern blog post series that aims to help young professionals land and make the most of their PR agency internships. In our first series, interns gave the inside scoop on What They Didn’t Tell You about careers in PR. This time around, our rock star interns […]

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To Be or Not To Be Proactive – There Is No Question

The number one habit in Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is being proactive. It is defined as taking conscious control over your life, setting goals and working to achieve them. I have discovered that being proactive is also the number one habit to follow when working at a public relations agency. Before […]

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Trending Tech: Bringing Sexy Back to MySpace, Yahoo’s Turnaround Plan, Wal-Mart Versus Amazon and Apple’s Apology

This week’s top newsmaker is MySpace. Justin Timberlake stole the attention of media and social media users alike as he announced the new redesign of MySpace. Other top tech news include Marissa Mayer’s turnaround plan for Yahoo, Wal-Mart’s boycott of Amazon products and RadioShack’s resigning CEO. Moves by IBM, Google and Samsung and as always, […]

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Trending Tech: Yahoo and Others Make Deals and Tech Giants Unite

New business deals and acquisitions lead the news in technology this week with Yahoo, Oracle, Google and Facebook making headlines. Also in the news, smartphone updates, new research and action in Washington. 10. The World’s Hottest Smartphone With the release of the iPhone 5 and Apple’s stock hitting a record high, the battle of the […]

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Trending Tech Top Ten Newsletter: September 14, 2012

Apple dominated this week’s headlines with their Sept. 12 media event that announced the iPhone 5 and upgrades to the iPod, iOS, and iTunes. However Google, Firefox, Toys R Us and Nintendo squeezed into the spotlight with new product updates and releases of their own. HP and GoDaddy also captured media attention due to corporate […]

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Trending Tech: Motorola, Amazon, Nokia Unveil New Gadgets Ahead of iPhone 5 Launch and FCC Measures Mobile Broadband Speed

Tech giants announced several gadgets this week looking to get out ahead of the impending Apple iPhone launch at the highly anticipated media event scheduled for Sep.12. For instance, Amazon introduced the Kindle Fire HD and updated its Kindle e-readers, Motorola announced the first set of Droid Razr smartphones post acquisition and Nokia launched two […]

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Trending Tech: Apple Wins Ruling in High-Profile Patent Case, Samsung Unveils Windows 8 Devices, & IBM Launches New Mainframe Computer

The high-profile patent case involving Apple and Samsung drew to a close after three days of jury deliberation with Apple winning the ruling. Apple was awarded $1billion in damages and is now seeking a ban on select Samsung smartphones. On a more positive note, Samsung unveiled a string of Windows 8 devices including PCs, a […]

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Two Minutes with…Megan Torres

“Two Minutes With” is Weber Shandwick Seattle’s employee spotlight series that provides professional and personal insight into our rock star team. Enjoy! The Health & Social Impact team is very excited to welcome Megan Torres, Weber Shandwick Seattle’s newest vice president! Megan will be leading the charge for our work with Microsoft Public Sector and […]

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