Agencies need talent with new skills and competencies and the talent entering the PR field brings different goals and expectations. How can agencies keep up by creating the right initiatives to attract and retain exceptional talent? In this episode, Phil Nardone, President & CEO of PAN Communications, discusses how the industry has changed since he started his career, how he tries to prepare the next generation in his teaching at Syracuse’s Newhouse School of Communications, and the attributes and attitude he seeks in new graduates applying to his agency.
About the Host:
Kim Sample focuses on helping the PR Council’s 100-plus member agencies thrive and elevating the PR profession overall. Prior to joining the PRC in August 2018, Kim was the founder/CEO of Emanate, a $35 million, 100+ person international marketing communications agency. During her tenure Emanate was named PR WEEK Agency of the Year and CRAIN’S Best Places to Work in NYC, and the team’s work for clients was recognized with numerous industry awards. Kim also worked at Ketchum, Marina Maher Communications and Golin earlier in her career, and has served Fortune 500 clients across a number of industries, including financial services, travel and hospitality, CPG and consumer electronics.
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