Tag Archives: Social Commerce Days

SCD’s Career Networking Event Eased Fears of “Real-World” Careers

Posted by Center for Social Commerce
November 21, 2014

Networking events can be intimidating, especially for a college sophomore talking to professionals in the industry with years of experience. As you introduce yourself, your mind is flooded with fears of sounding stupid, not being taken seriously or not being liked. However, I didn’t experience that flood of fear when I was able to speak

The Next Generation Communications Professional

Posted by Center for Social Commerce
November 20, 2014

A word of caution to PR, marketing and communications professionals everywhere: The next generation is coming and they are going to eat your lunch.   Recently I was able to join a team of W2O executives at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University to spend several days teaching classes and meeting

The “Future of Communications” is Today, Tomorrow and 10 Years from Now

Posted by Center for Social Commerce
November 20, 2014

Just three short years ago, I was a sitting in my senior year Public Relations classes, writing press releases and preparing media kits, imagining what life would be like for a communications student when, as my professors’ would say, social media would not someday become the “future of communications”, but actually transform the communications industry

Professor for a Day – What I Learned at Social Commerce Days

Posted by Center for Social Commerce
November 20, 2014

I had been out of college maybe a year or two when I called my mother after a particularly tough week at work and told her that for all of the great stuff I had learned in college, I was completely and utterly ill-prepared for the ‘real world’. I wished someone who practiced PR could