7 ways to create an internship program that attracts star talent

It’s not always easy to land your first PR agency gig without resources, connections and having fulfilled an agency internship (or two, or three…) first. Working in an agency requires a lot of intangible skills – such as initiative, agility, accountability and work ethic – that compliment more technical skills like writing and strategy. This is why Dittoe PR has long invested in its intern program and has become one of the most competitive and coveted PR agency internships in the Circle City. We’ve evolved our program and processes over the years to curate an internship program that ensures every aspiring [...]

By |2020-02-04T10:01:46-05:00February 4th, 2020|Company Culture, Internship, Job Openings|0 Comments

What We Read in 2019 (And the Importance of Company Culture)

Did you know that Dittoe PR has a book club? As often as we can, a handful of our staff read the same book over a month, head out to a local restaurant after work, and chat about what we liked or didn’t like about each pick. We’re not a terribly formal group, and sometimes that #PRLife means we don’t always get to meet monthly, but we’re usually pretty successful. Why have a work book club? Because at Dittoe PR, our leaders strive to create ways for employees to connect with each other aside from workloads or clients. Why is this [...]

By |2019-12-12T16:01:58-05:00December 12th, 2019|Company Culture|0 Comments

20 of Our Favorite Moments in the Past 20 Years

This month, Dittoe PR celebrates 20 years in business! All month long, we’re celebrating our anniversary by sharing content dedicated to the big 2-0. Today, we’re reflecting back on 20 of our favorite moments over the past two decades. These moments were sourced from our entire team and are in no particular order.1. Working on multiple BMW Championship tournaments. Our team has had the opportunity to work on the 2012, 2016, 2017 and 2019 PGA TOUR events. While every moment of tournament week is exhilarating, a top moment for a few of us is walking inside the ropes with Tiger Woods [...]

By |2019-10-31T13:09:20-04:00September 13th, 2019|Company Culture|0 Comments

Why team building is critical (and really fun)

Do the words “team building” induce irritability and eye-rolls in your office? Are you imagining The Office’s Michael Scott screaming, “conference room – now!” while employees slowly trickle in for an over-the-top attempt at collectiveness? Obviously work is meant for, well, working, but an office needs to be more than that. Getting out of the office with your team and problem-solving in a more relaxed environment can be necessary for building better working relationships. In addition to increasing productivity, team building can also improve communication and creativity. Benefits of improving company culture through team building include: Increased productivity According to a HuffPost article, most organizations [...]

By |2019-10-31T12:53:53-04:00August 1st, 2019|Company Culture|0 Comments

How to Successfully Work Remotely

WFH. These three letters allow employees to move from the desk-bound constraints of a 9-to-5 office and give them the freedom to work from the comfort of their own home, a coffee shop, a collaborative working space or anywhere in between. In recent years, the option to work elsewhere has seen a surge in popularity. According to a survey by AfterCollege, 68% of millennial job seekers say an option to work remotely would greatly increase their interest in specific employers. Furthermore, a survey from OwlLabs found that employees who work from home at least once a month are 24% more likely [...]

By |2019-07-22T16:53:33-04:00May 9th, 2019|Company Culture, Media Relations|0 Comments
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