10 things to love about public relations

The author outlines her love affair with the profession. Do you share her passion?

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1. Stability

Public relations jobs consistently rank as top careers in national media polls, government census statistics, industry associations and business analyst reports. Few careers can boast continued growth during an economic recession.

2. Opportunities

The entrepreneurial nature of public relations work is invigorating. Great ideas and sound strategic thinking are welcome at all levels of the business. As such, if you take initiative and show how your great ideas will positively impact business, you can truly carve out a niche for yourself and advance accordingly.

3. Excitement

You’ll never be bored in public relations. It is an ever-evolving industry and the fast-paced environment ensures you won’t be sedentary. From social media marketing to event planning, to media training and beyond—the creative, strategic and tactical work you might do is never the same on any given day. If you thrive on variety, this career is perfect for you.

4. Impact

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