Monday, February 20, 2012

Credentialing Corner: Get the Edge – Get Accredited

Advice, recommendations and news you can use from the chapter’s seasoned professionals
By Julia Babair, APR, CPRC

In our extremely competitive job market and our struggling economy, it is not just enough to have a college degree. You need an edge to make you stand out among the pool of applicants if you are seeking a new job or if you are trying to get promoted. Accreditation can provide the edge you need. In addition to proving your drive for professional development, accreditation indicates a desire to excel in the public relations field. Accreditation is a marketing tool that can give you the edge as a valuable employee and esteemed asset to a company. Furthermore, it increases your credibility as a public relations professional among your peers and management. Get the edge – get accredited!

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