I love working in PR. It’s a career that keeps me on my toes, offers something new and different every day, and allows me to build great relationships with others.
But I’d be lying if I said working in PR is easy.
PR can be an incredibly difficult field that offers a lot of rejection and a heaping dose of disappointment. But it can also be very rewarding. I love it.
However, I realize that a career in PR isn’t for everybody. It takes a certain type of person with a particular set of skills to be successful.
If you’re considering a career in PR, read this article. It might save you from pursuing a career you’re not cut out for.
Here are eight warning signs PR is the wrong career for you:
1. You don’t have patience.
“Waiting is the hardest part.” I hear you, Tom Petty.
As a PR person, you’ll have to become an expert at playing the waiting game. From waiting to hear back from journalists to seeing a PR campaign through, you must have patience.
2. You hate writing.