Inside PR #119 – Wednesday, July 9, 2008


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This week on Inside PR, David Jones, Julie Rusciolelli and Martin Waxman discuss training and how PR agencies are keeping their staff up to date.

Show Notes

00:34 Dave opens the show.

02:38 Julie introduces the main topic: Training and what PR agencies are doing to keep their staff up to date.

03:40 Martin talks about something Palette PR has been doing. He references a lunch and learn their team will be having with Parker Mason of CNW Group. Parker was Martin’s CPRS Mentee.

05:14 Dave opens talks about the demand for training.

05:57 Julie talks about training credits and end of year training activities. She references Rogen training courses.

08:53 Dave talks about training at Hill and Knowlton where they carry out formal and informal training sessions including Lunch and Learns.

13:19 Julie talks to the three reasons people stay in a firm: growth and learning, fun and money.

13:42 Martin talks about staying at a job out of fear of change and complacency.

14:31 Martin and Julie discuss their thoughts on the APR accreditation.

17:24 Julie talks about IABC and CPRS.

18:43 Dave introduces the discussion on budgeting for training.

22:56 Julie opens the talks on mentoring.

34:08 Dave closes the show.

Our theme music is Streetwalker by Cjacks and is courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network; Roger Dey is our announcer.

This week’s episode was produced by Samantha Lovelace.