An Introverts Guide To Effective Networking

                  In the professional world the phrase “it’snot what you know, it’s who you know,” gets tossed around a lot. For introverts, getting to know people in a networking setting isn’t always the most comfortable situation. But, whether you like it or not, putting yourself out there […]

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St. John Fisher is Officially Sales Certified

One of the events that was attended by several students this past week was the Sales Certificate Program. During this program, students received a sales certification after attending two separate sessions where they listened to sales professionals from several companies, including AeroTek, TekSystems, ABC Supply Company, and Northwestern Mutual. Here, a panel of employees from […]

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Make The Most Of Your Campaign: It’s all about the gifts!

Kim R. Todora, public relations and media outreach manager of Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) spoke on the power of promotional products in the marketing world. While working at the 113 year old company, Kim learned the power of promotional products, which were once overlooked, and how they affect buyers. Today, promotional products are the […]

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Mint Your Future ft. Career Advice

            After returning from New Orleans, I think I can speak for most of us when I say we’re all experiencing some post-NOLA blues. From the beautiful weather, authentic food, being surrounded by marketers from all over the country, and let’s not forget the Hurricane drinks, it all made the […]

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Why to Pursue a Career in Marketing

            SJFC/AMA had the pleasure of listening to Peter Horst, CMO of The Hershey Company, explain why marketing is such a wonderful profession. Horst’s career path has taken him into industries he could have never fathomed, from working on Entourage, to being a radio host, to even becoming a paralegal. […]

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The Wizarding World of SJFC – Exhibit Competition

Every year, the American Marketing Association International Collegiate Conference (AMAICC) has an exhibit and t-shirt competition with a central theme. For the 2016 competition, the theme was, “Mint Your Future.” Participating teams are tasked with creating a booth that is creative and shows off their chapter’s accomplishments throughout the academic year. Check us out on:

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Meet-A-Marketer: Amanda DeVito From Butler/Till

The culture at Butler/Till, one of the region’s premier media communications agencies, will go toe-to-toe with anyone in the industry. I walked into their sprawling Jefferson Road facility only to be greeted with more warmth and excitement than I can normally handle. But by no means was this a bad thing; in fact, it was […]

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Meet-A-Marketer: Katrina Busch of Roberts

Katrina Busch, now President of Roberts Communications was in the early days of a six to twelve month recovery from a torn ACL when she walked into Roberts for the first time. This remarkable string of events unfolded after Katrina responded to a blind ad in the Democrat and Chronicle in 1997. Check us out […]

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Can Valentines Day Be Considered A Holiday?

                        Can Valentines Day be considered a holiday? Well, how exactly do we define a holiday today? According to Merriam-Webster, it’s a day of celebration; a day when most people don’t have to work. Based on that, Valentines Day certainly is a holiday, or […]

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Meet-A-Marketer: Lauren Dixon

        It should have been a relatively ordinary day for Lauren Dixon and her team; sleeves should have been rolled, computers on with fingers typing, and ultimately, work should have gotten done — but as it turned out, Mother Nature had other plans in store for them, and a seemingly ordinary day […]

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