Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Spring is in the Air

The folks at the big corporate PR and Ad Agencies are feeling the thaw, specifically when it comes to hiring.  According to Advertising Age, the big agencies are getting ready to hire again!  So if you're looking for a gig with some of the biggies, now might be the time to dust off that resume and get out there.

In the meantime, to keep your skill set fresh, why not do a little pro bono work for a nonprofit group?  There are many arts and social service groups that would love to have you help them.  Here in Sacramento, there is a group called the Arts + Business Council (check for a branch in your city) that specifically matches nonprofits with business folks.

Special thanks to Pat Frew on Linked In for  his post about an article in the Wall Street Journal about updating job skills. Also kudos to Lisa Gunggoll for her response to Pat about the article in Ad Age! I couldn't write this post without you folks helping me out!

And to all of you a Happy St Patrick's Day!  Remember it's not just about green beer, it's about those Black and Tans!