In PR, we often fight stereotypes:
Why do these stereotypes continue? I don’t know the full answer, but I know articles like this certainly don’t help.
Ragan published that article about beauty tips for PR pros, which included:
Seriously? Yes, seriously.
Those aren’t tips for PR pros. They’re common sense. (Lipstick on your teeth isn’t a good idea in any industry.) If people think being a PR pro requires nothing more than common sense, it’s no wonder the industry doesn’t get the respect it deserves.