6 ways to prevent PR burnout

Long hours, tight deadlines, and high stress are facts of life in the PR profession, but there are mechanisms to help you cope and keep your enthusiasm.

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Whether you’re a PR veteran or novice, there are times when the industry has a way of chewing you up and spitting you out.

Long hours, 24/7 availability, crisis management, shifting deadlines, and ever-changing event scenarios are just some issues contributing to the persistent pressure.

Lots of people suffer from professional burnout, but PR is notorious for disasters that come out of nowhere—usually at 4 p.m. on a Friday.

Yet those who stick with it love what they do.

Everyone has coping mechanisms; here is how five PR pros get through the daily grind with their sanity intact:

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