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Stars: neurotic just like us?

Account Supervisor Alicia Balkrishna here to share a little inspiration from UsWeekly . . . Flip through any celebrity gossip rag and you might start to wonder: is Hollywood filled with control freaks? Reese Witherspoon dubbed her production company Type A Films. Jennifer Aniston is a self-described ‘neurotic.’ And, Madonna’s purported obsession with control has […]

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A fond farewell, in style of course!

Account Executive Lauren Fernstrom here, and while I am sad to say goodbye to my LCI pals, I am happy to report we had a hugely successful event at SFO on Monday with our client Emirates Airline. As you may have already read this week (ahem, front page of the San Francisco Chronicle and San […]

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How to prove your PR skills in an interview

Hi everyone, This is Andrew Jepsen, Assistant Account Executive, welcoming you to my second part of how to get your first job in public relations! If you followed my advice from part one and have written a great cover letter, then maybe you’ve been called in for an interview. Or maybe not. Readers of resumes […]

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The 8-5 grind – or is it?

Hi there, it’s Ruhee Subedar, the newest LCI intern, with my first blog! I have been obsessively thinking about my first blog entry all week but every topic I came up with seemed a little silly once I started writing it. However, during my lunch conversation yesterday with a friend who is about to graduate […]

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Hollywood's Perception of Public Relations

Hi everyone! Account Executive Lauren Fernstrom here. Last week my boss took me to a screening of “Hancock,” the new Will Smith summer blockbuster which screened at Lucasfilms’ beautiful Presidio theater. I walked in expecting a fun, rambunctious summer getaway. However, within a few minutes and with the introduction of Jason Bateman, I realized quickly […]

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How to Work Effectively and Productively Within a Team

Hi ya! It’s Kelly Taylor, LCI’s newest member! This is my first blog…ever…so please be gentle J As a Senior Account Executive, one of my job requirements is to manage a team of outstanding coworkers. Although one may think that teamwork skills are something we learn early in life, many veteran professionals have yet to […]

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IT in the Workplace – Three Tips for Efficiency

Hi, it’s Alex Eliopoulos, Office Manager at LCI, speaking to you today. Computers and IT – an intrinsic part of today’s workplace (and it’s been that way for a while). Most of us are well-accustomed to Microsoft Office’s stranglehold on our everyday work space. Well, “stranglehold” might sound a little extreme…but then again, I’ve encountered […]

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Kiddie City

Hi. Brianne Miller, LCI’s Senior Counselor and Business Development Manager here. It’s summertime, and the living is easy…unless you’re a parent, in which case you’ve got a few months of entertaining your kids ahead of you. Somehow I always equate summer with increased media outreach creativity. Why? Simply because I spend so much time thinking […]

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2008 ING Bay to Breakers Race Results

Media Contacts: Lauren Fernstrom. Landis Communications Inc. (LCI) (412) 600-8073 – lauren’landispr.com Andrew Jepsen, Landis Communications Inc. (LCI) (510) 419-4621 – andrew’landispr.com 97th Annual ING Bay to Breakers 2008 Race Results SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 18, 2008– The world’s fastest runners set foot in San Francisco on Sunday, May 18, 2008 for the 97th […]

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Blogging about Europe

David Landis, just back from Europe where I met with my Public Relations Global Network (www.prgn.com) colleagues at our semi-annual meeting in Paris. PRGN, by the way, is a network of 38 leading independent public relations agencies now spanning six continents across the globe. So, what’s the news from Europe? (In not any particular order). […]

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