Where Should You Work: a Boutique PR Agency or a Large PR Agency?


Are you wondering about the pros and cons about working with a large PR agency versus working with a small boutique agency? Gini Dietrich wrote an excellent comparison on her blog, Spin Sucks and reading her post made me think about my career choices over the years. Though I haven´t worked with a large PR agency, I did work for several years in the different departments of a corporation, the last one being PR and communications. Read more…

Woman in PR: Alyssa Barry, PR & Investor Relations Consultant


PR & Investor Relations Consultant Alyssa Barry, has had an incredible career to-date. She has worked with some of the best companies and top-notch leaders in Vancouver. She tells the Organization of Canadian Women in Public Relations that before she went to school for PR, she wanted to become a journalist! However, as much as she enjoyed writing, she had a very strong awareness for what goes on behind the scenes – she would watch and observe how events were executed, how presentations were created, how messages were delivered, how people reacted, and how information was being shared. Read more…