“In every job that must be done there is an element of fun”

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“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” – Steve Jobs

Mary Poppins - in your job search

ReBlogged by – Rachelle – working mother of two, serves as an education advocate and career advisor for MassEdCO. By night, Rachelle provided career consulting and works to promote green energy. When Rachelle is not writing her blog, advising her students, or coaching her clients, she enjoys camping and going to the theater with her two children.

The Princess and the Blog

As Mary Poppins once said, “In every job that must be done there is an element of fun.” In the wonderful world of PR, it is easy to get lost in the humdrum day-to-day tasks required of your job.

Today, I had the opportunity to attend a PRSSA meeting where guest speaker, Jason Brown, came and spoke to the University of Central Arkansas PR majors. Most students probably took away points about writing skills and resume building. While yes those are important, when listening, some minor but extremely important details stuck out to me. The importance of being yourself, finding joy within your work, and making sure that the work is meant for you are something that even Bert, Mary Poppins cohort, would tell any student they need to know.

Jason Brown is the senior PR specialist from The Communications Group. He spoke about primarily about writing for PR…

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About Rachelle Lappinen

​Rachelle Lappinen is a Career and Academic Consultant and a Green Energy Ambassador. Currently, Rachelle serves as an education advocate for MassEdco working with high school students on college and career navigation. Rachelle also consults working with MIT on a research program, researching the effects of long-term unemployment on the middle class and developing best practices to help this population. Rachelle has worked at Mount Wachusett Community College, the YWCA and Becker College as a Career Development Counselor. Before becoming entering the field of workforce development, Rachelle spent over 10 years working as an insurance underwriter. Throughout her coaching and volunteer experiences, Rachelle has been noted for her determination and persistence to help those in need of career guidance. As a volunteer, Rachelle is actively involved with the non-profit organizations such as the Boys and Girls Club of Leominster and Fitchburg and the Center for Women and Enterprises. Prior to entering the coaching world, Rachelle was a senior group insurance underwriter for Unum, and sales representative for Prudential Financial. She actively involved with the Career Counselors Consortium and is a member of the Career Resource Rachelle M. Lappinen, MBA, GCDF, CPRW
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