Univ. of Memphis Online PR Degree
Students studying public relations got some encouraging news this week.
Public relations specialist was one of only three creative services occupations that made U.S. News & World Report’s Best Jobs 2012 ranking. 
"Clearly, thinking with the right side of your brain could pay off in the long run,” the report said.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 22.5 percent employment growth for PR specialists between 2010 and 2020.
It’s important for new PR specialists to be skilled in the use of social media.
"With the onset of social infrastructure such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Pinterest, combined with the versatility of web tools, the jobs of public relations specialists are growing at a fast clip," said Gerald Corbett, chair and CEO of the Public Relations Society of America.

Students studying public relations got some encouraging news this week.

Public relations specialist was one of only three creative services occupations that made U.S. News & World Report’s Best Jobs 2012 ranking. 

"Clearly, thinking with the right side of your brain could pay off in the long run,” the report said.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 22.5 percent employment growth for PR specialists between 2010 and 2020.

It’s important for new PR specialists to be skilled in the use of social media.

"With the onset of social infrastructure such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Pinterest, combined with the versatility of web tools, the jobs of public relations specialists are growing at a fast clip," said Gerald Corbett, chair and CEO of the Public Relations Society of America.

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