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The lost art of proofreading

Allow me to introduce myself – Alex Eliopoulos, Office Manager here at Landis Communications, Inc. In accordance with my professional role, I deal with a great deal of correspondence (both written and electronic). In our day and age, where internet chatting and text-messaging shorthand have become a prevalent societal meme, it has become increasingly rare […]

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How to write a cover letter that won't make me hate you

Intros first. I’m Andrew Jepsen, an Account Coordinator at LCI and I handle the hiring and recruiting for our internship program, so I end up reading a lot of applications. How many? Well, since we receive an average of two applications for the internship position a day, we end up with about 200 applications for […]

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Move over Web 2.0, here comes social media…

Hi, Brianne Miller, LCI’s Senior Counselor, here with my first Backtalk post. Don’t you just hate when you get used to one buzzword and another pops up to replace it? Move over Web 2.0, here’s social media. Admittedly, I love social media…it’s the next step in the democratization of opinion and personal interests made possible […]

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So you want to be a PR professional…

Greetings college students, almost-grads, and (maybe not so) recent grads! Lauren Fernstrom here, and with this being my first blog post I thought I would draft a helpful sheet of how-to’s, what-to-do’s and of course, what-not-to-do’s as you begin to apply for your first full-time public relations position. But first things first. Before you start […]

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It’s the economy, stupid. . .

David Landis (or Dave, call me what you want) here with our first installment of Backtalk, LCI’s behind-the-scenes look at all things newsy, juicy, happening and whatnot. . . we’ll be blogging on a weekly basis (if not more) and welcome your thoughts, comments, praise and critiques. So here’s my rumination for the day: It’s […]

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