From The Rock

5 Ways to Ensure You WON’T Get an Interview with Obsidian

By | May 19, 2015

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As the summer approaches, my inbox is filling up with resumes from eager applicants looking for both summer internship opportunities and full-time openings at Obsidian. Fortunately for them, we are the type of firm that will open their emails, review their resumes with careful consideration and even respond, as we... Read More »

Getting Started in Public Relations

By | March 10, 2015

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Given that I’ve recently started my internship here at Obsidian, it seems a fitting time to look back on the steps I’ve taken to get me here and reflect on the lessons learned that will hopefully continue to carry me forward in this exciting career. I initially started college with... Read More »

Ease In or Jump?

By | June 17, 2014

Whether I am relaxing by the pool or lying out on the beach, I always find it interesting to sit back and watch what method people choose to take the plunge into the freezing cold water ahead. Are you a jump-right-in/no-strings-attached type, or do you take the ease-right-in-until-completely-comfortable approach? Personally,... Read More »

You don’t know what you don’t know.

By | June 05, 2014

This month, I’ll have been in the workforce full-time for five years. And how that time has flown. I still learn something new every day. And when I look back, I realize how much of what I do didn’t even exist while I was in college. They certainly didn’t teach... Read More »

Surviving – and Overcoming – Postgraduate Unemployment

By | February 28, 2014

I’ve come to realize that every freshly graduated 20-something most likely assumes that upon post-graduation vacation (or in my case, relocation), they will return home to an inbox flooded with job offers. If they’re like me, they may find themselves thinking along the same lines that I did. I was... Read More »

My First Intern Spot

By | March 22, 2013

Starting the year off with an intern position with Obsidian is a relief. After having numerous interviews with employers and filling out tons of applications, I was excited about my first opportunity to use my degree in public relations at the Memphis firm. My first week was amazing. I started... Read More »

Getting the most out of your internship – a manager’s perspective

By | August 27, 2012

As the fall semester kicks off at area colleges and universities, our management team’s inboxes become filled with resumes from hopeful students in search of an internship! Many PR internships for fall have been filled by the point, as most students are finding out (we are still looking for a... Read More »

Making the Most out of a PR Internship

By | July 11, 2012

Landing an internship is a very exciting time for a college student, that is, until the realization sets in that the next step in the process of life is to get a “real” job. This being the case, you need to make the most out of your internship while you... Read More »

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