Monday, April 14, 2014

Morning Coffee Break: April 14


What skills can help you on the job search? LinkedIn shares seven attributes that qualify you as a smart job seeker in this recent blog post.

Also from LinkedIn, what are the differences between successful and very success people?

Think you're too busy for quiet time? These five apps can prove you wrong and help you create some during your hectic work day. I'm currently in love with HeadSpace.

In case you missed it, Honey Maid made an endearing (wholesome) response to the negative feedback surrounding its #WholesomeLove campaign.

Social Media Today shares the 11 things that should never be shared to your social media channels.

Better late than never? The Intern Queen shows us how to make your belated thank you note work.

Bored with your traditional blog post? Try a list, video, how-to piece or an infographic. PR Daily shares a great list of alternatives formats for your content.

For many of us, graduation is right around the corner. What are you wearing? College Fashion shares six adorable outfit ideas for the big day.

Need a little pick-me-up during the day? These six healthy snacks are great options for a busy schedule.

Quitting a job sometimes feels like ending a relationship. Forbes shows us how to make the break gracefully with this helpful list.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Acing the PR Internship: Blog Series Coming Soon


In the public relations realm, it's no secret that internship experience is necessary. According to PR Daily, the industry is one where "employers expect you to have experience by the time you graduate." But how do you find that first internship? From finding an opportunity and submitting your resume, to dressing for the office and the final thank you note, navigating an PR internship can challenge any aspiring PR girl.

I'm excited to announce Coffee and Cardigan's Acing The PR Internship Series! Every Friday this month, we'll be tackling the various steps to find (and acing) your next PR internship. Stay tuned! How has (or how did) your internship experience prepare you for a career?

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Monday, March 31, 2014

Morning Coffee Break: March 31st


Whether you're a blogger or PR professional, making your content stand out in the busy digital realm can be a challenge. PR Daily offers 10 tips for creating remarkable content.

Marketing gets nerdy with the The Periodic Table of Content Marketing from Econsultancy.

From the brilliant Levo League team, be sure to ask these five important questions during your next job interview. What questions would you add to the list?

Spring classes start soon, but getting back into "campus mode" can be hard. I loved these seven tips for staying focused this semester from College Fashion.

Starting Monday in a creative slump? Here are 29 ways to stay creative this week!

Whether you've been using Twitter for years, or are just getting started with the platform, I loved these 31 helpful tips for Forbes for making the most of your tweets.

Ready for spring fashion? College Fashion has 10 great pastel picks to add to your closet. Better yet, everything on the list is under $10.

Also from College Fashion, get ready to remix! Four adorable outfit ideas using one classic black skirt.

My favorite Buzzfeed article of the week? These 26 "hair hacks" for us busy (or lazy) girls who just don't have the time to fuss over a perfect do.