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PR jobs up 24% by 2018: Here's the catch

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Jobs in public relations will increase by 24% by 2018.    That's what the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts, says Diane Middleton in THE WALL STREET JOURNAL.    There's a catch, of course.    To get in and stay in will require having social media down cold.  v=tIWY1o2Efxk. 

James Comey Said at Cybersecurity Conference He Didn't Want to Freak Us Out - But, He Sure Did

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Prediction: Come 2018, Edelman's annual trust barometer will probably plunge to unprecedented lows. But he did exactly that. Mistake.

Shake-up Could Be Coming for LSAT "Industry"

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That will begin with applicants for admission in 2018. The other is the University of Arizona. What good news that could be to law school deans.

Elizabeth Warren - Megawatt Celebrity Doesn't Necessarily Mean Electability

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And Warren could lose her 2018 run to being re-elected to the U.S. Just about everyone knows her name. Clinton lost Campaign 2016. Senate.

Christmas 2016 - GOP Has To Pray for a Messiah

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The joke circulating is: Sure, the GOP can recover, yeah, by 2018. The GOP could be in its final days. It will no longer be the Grand Old Party.

Writers: Make Public Relations part of revenue mix

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  The Bureau of Labor Statistics has it growing by 24 percent from now until 2018.  It's a world in which more of us are earning our living from multiple sources of revenue.    That provides much more opportunity.    It also spreads the risk.

PR growth industry, but not layoff-free

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Public relations is one of those industry which is projected to grow in the double digits by 2018.    Yet, it's not layoff-free.    Digitas had had cuts.    And now the Washington D.C. office of Fleishman Hillard is.    Which doesn't say much.    Also, since D.C.

WPP had rough 2009 but things picked up toward end

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Department of Labor it's projected to grow over 20% by 2018.  Overall, public relations is doing better than most other professional services, ranging from law to advertising.    According to the U.S.   However, some of it wasn't spared in 2009. had a decline of 7.4%

Glam Fields: Making It Big Takes More Than Talent

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"While the company [Conde Nast] lifestyle is lavish, the company culture is fearful."  " Here you can order it from Amazon.com.

Mother's Day: Of Course, That Baby Boomer Wants a Good/Better Job

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  What they found is that by 2018, a total of 14.6 additional nonfarm jobs will have been created by 2018.  On May 9th, Mother's Day, Baby Boomer mothers might be focused more on their career issues than receiving sweet remembrances from the offspring. 

Blatter the bureaucrat or Blatter the bully?

Max Atkinson

So too is whether anyone will have had the decency to warn the Russians that whoever is their president in 2018 will need to bring shoulder-pads to the final. But that, of course, was before Blatter and his boys took over. Could it be, I wondered that FIFA had been so embarrassed by Blatter's boorish behavior that they'd had it removed?

The PR News War

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  Depending on who's doing the counting, it could expand by more than 20 percent by 2018.  Public relations is one industry that's growing.    No wonder.    After all, as Richard Nelson hammers in WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE?, it's not the best qualified who gets the goodies. 

Baby Boomers, X, Y, Millennials: Call Off the Gen War

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In BUSINESS WEEK, Chris Farrell reports  that by 2018, about 14.6 Baby Boomers, once known as the Woodstock Generation, might be rebranded as the front lines of the Gray Revolution.    This could be the way of extending the shelf life of a generation which had been able to achieve unique influence and power. 

Is being a jobless lawyer still superior to being a well-paid public relations representative?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  By 2018, depending on who's doing the counting, it would expand by 15 to 24 percent.  Face it, the brand for public relations representatives is still not so hot.    It's well known that our industry is in a growth mode.    The money is there.    The big money is not so certain either. 

De-Ghosting in time for recovery: Lessons from Chekhov's "Three Sisters"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Policy experts Barry Bluestone and Mark Mednick predict  that by 2018, there could have been created 14+ million new nonfarm jobs.  The economy is picking up, at least we writers feel that in our business.    And it could roar.    Yeah, a genuine job glut, with a labor shortage.

It's not the college major, it's the packaging, pitching

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  They tell us that by 2018, there will be an additional 14.6 We are way beyond assuming that we are our majors in college or even our degrees from professional schools like law.    What we are are what we package and pitch ourselves as.    Hiring is serious business. 

ESL: Displaced politicos, journalists, lawyers, researchers might consider this career path

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  According to the Department of Labor, jobs in that field are projected to grow 13% between 2008 and 2018

Publishing a Tell-All: Risky Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  By 2018, they predict a job glut - 14.6 In this era when gossip is a major industry, publishing a tell-all would seem a sure money-maker.    Not so.    That's because the world has become too volatile.    So many variables are in play which can deep-six sales or keep them bouncing up.