I’ve noticed recently, especially since I launched a “Social Media Communication” course at Curry College, where I oversee the Public Relations Concentration and teach most of the undergrad PR courses, the incredibly low profile that a majority of my students have.
At Curry, I’m happy to say, we offer a robust selection of services and resources for both current students as well as alums…and people find jobs or internships regularly by taking advantage of the advice, assistance, and guidance offered.
I’m not suggesting you have to be using all these, or even mostof these.
What I am suggesting is that you have a presence on at least oneso that, if I meet you at a professional event (PRSA, Social Media Club, IABC, or elsewhere) and you give me your card, I can do a quick Google search or visit the website that you indicate on your card to find out a little bit more about you…and…perhaps…pass on your name to someone who I know is looking to fill a vacant position.
“As I was going up the stair
I met a man who wasn’t there.
He wasn’t there again today.
I wish, I wish he’d stay away”
Hughes Mearns, “The Psychoed”