5 signs you should work in PR

Addicted to your smartphone? Love to write? Can stay cool under pressure? You may have what it takes to be a PR pro.

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It is with these job-seeking students in mind that I offer the following five signs you are meant to work in PR:

1. You are an iPhone addict.

You can tweet, text and talk on the phone at the same time. And yes, you actually talk on your phone. You know when a live conversation is necessary and when an email or text is OK.

2. You are the resident dorm proofreader.

I hate to be the one to tell you this, but Samantha on “Sex and the City” lied to you. Most PR people spend more time writing or editing than they do attending swanky parties with socialites and celebrities. You need to be able to identify a good story and concisely articulate it to achieve success in PR.

3. You are a media junkie.

You know which YouTube videos people share most, who George Zimmerman is, what happened with the Kony 2012 campaign, which presidential candidate rode with his dog in a crate on the top of his car and which one ate dog meat. And, you are never far from Twitter.

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