Communication and public relations (PR) professionals can evolve their skills and media relationships to stay competitive in their careers.
My professional role is Communications Specialist at CCRM, which is a Toronto-based leader in the commercialization of regenerative medicine technologies, and cell and gene therapies. Part of my role involves learning about the science and innovations that happen in the lab and translating them to the public. This practice is known as science communication. The... Continue Reading →
Love ‘em or hate ‘em, for many of us, the start of a new year is the time to take on resolutions to change ourselves for the better. At the start of a new year, I like to reflect on my goals and check-in on where I’m at with them. A rule of thumb for... Continue Reading →
It’s been years since I’ve needed to crack open a textbook, make notes, study and write a test. Not since completing my undergraduate degree and post-graduate certificate years ago have I needed to review, digest and apply a course-load of information and then demonstrate mastery of it during one written exam. This is unfortunate, because... Continue Reading →
Have you ever been on an informational interview? If you haven’t heard of them before, an informational interview is a meeting with someone who’s already in an organization, field or industry that you’d like to get into, which doesn’t relate directly to a job opening. It’s an opportunity for you to learn, grow your network... Continue Reading →
Weddings are a magical and exciting time. You get to mark a significant milestone with your partner, and celebrate your relationship with your friends and family. I got married to my husband Chris on a beautiful day in June 2016 at a restaurant in downtown Toronto. Our ceremony and the reception were quite informal, and... Continue Reading →
When you’re interested in a new position, there are many things that can be selling features for you. Not only does the work itself matter, but the office culture and its relation to how you work is important too. Workplaces that let their employees work from home (WFH) provide many advantages for staff and employers alike,... Continue Reading →