10 signs you should work in PR

Thinking about a career in PR? See how you match up with these 10 traits of successful public relations pros.

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Ranked as one of the world’s most stressful jobs for good reasons, public relations is not for everyone. I often think back to college, wishing someone had explained that because of my strengths and weaknesses, a career in “blank” would be perfect for me. Didn’t happen. Here are some tips to figure out if public relations is for you.

You’ll find success and enjoyment in public relations if:

1. You’re Type A. If you’re that student who always takes the lead in group projects because you don’t trust anyone else to get the job done, PR is for you. If you put all those type A students from high school or college into an auditorium together, you’d be looking at the next generation of PR professionals. (And a really bossy crowd.)

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