Website of the Week

January 6, 2014

Thought of the Week:

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success before they gave up.”     ~ Thomas Edison ~

Website of the Week: Personal Branding 101

3 Ways to Spark Your Job Search Using QR Codes;Ryan Rancatore

  1. Including a QR code on the resume, sets you apart from other contenders.
  2. Along with including a QR code, include a website address, so that if someone does not have a smartphone, they are still able to access the blog.
  3. Have the QR code link to a blogs “About Me Page”.
  4. Can also use a QR on the back of a business code link to a contact page.
  5. QR Codes are also a great way to hire future employers. Link the QR to a “Hire Me” page.

http://personalbranding101.com/qr-codes-personal-branding

January 16, 2014

Thought of the Week:

“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”  ~ Walt Disney ~

Website of the Week: I-Comm Student Media

  1. Scroll keeps students informed of what is going on on campus.
  2. Scroll offers lots of different tabs and information, so students can access the I-COMM Student Media.
  3. Scroll offers GREAT experience to Communications’ Majors.
  4. I-Comm is available on or off Campus.
  5. All of the Staff must know how to WRITE.

http://www.byuicomm.net/

January 23, 2014

Thought of the Week:

“Words — so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.”  ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne ~

Website of the Week: Associated Press

  1. The Associated Press is a dedicated to finding news.
  2. The Brand of the Associated Press is a very important as it is the face of the company.
  3. The Associated Press covers news on a global level
  4. The Associated Press want to print objective and fair news.
  5. The Members of the Associated Press are U.S. Newspapers and Broadcasters.

http://www.ap.org/

January 30, 2014

Thought of the Week:

“If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours.”  ~ Henry David Thoreau ~

Website of the Week: Visual Media

  1. The Students in visual department work hard to create great work and take amazing pictures.
  2. Blogs are an effective way to display and get people’s work out there.
  3. Photography is a way of expression of ideas and feelings.
  4. The Students use Photoshop to enhance their photos.
  5. Comm 300 is a class for students to enhance the digital photography skills in a professional environment.

February 6, 2014

Thought of the Week:

“Creativity is just connecting things.  When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something.  It seemed obvious to them after a while.  That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things.”  ~ Steve Jobs ~

Website of the Week: Job Interview Questions

  1. This website is helpful when planning for a job interview.
  2. It offers common interview questions, so you are ready to get through a job.
  3. This interview offers some excellent TIPS on how to be an expert interviewer.
  4. This website offers job specific questions, depending on the field or profession one is interviewing for.
  5. Present yourself in an interview professionally.

http://www.jobinterviewquestions.org/

February 13, 2014

Thought of the Week:

“Anyone can steer a ship, but it takes a leader to chart the course.” ~ John C. Maxwell, The 21 Most Powerful Minutes in a Leader’s Day ~

Website of the Week: PRSSA

  1. PRSSA stands for Public Relations Student Society of America.
  2. Can join the PRSSA organization through BYU-I.
  3. PRSSA offers employment opportunistic all over the world.
  4. This organization also offers scholarships to it’s members.
  5. There is also a tab, on this website, that allows people to stay current on the latest news.

http://www.prssa.org/

February 20, 2014

Thought of the Week:

“The creative is the place where no one else has ever been.  You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition.  What you’ll discover will be wonderful.  What you’ll discover is yourself.”  ~ Alan Alda ~

Website of the Week: American Advertising Federation

  1. The AAF keeps people informed on the latest trends in the advertising world.
  2. If you become a member of your local advertising group chances are that group is a member of AAF.
  3. Can also become a member through your college experiences.
  4. AAF is a great way to network and get yourself out there.
  5. To sum it all up, the AAF help people become more effective in there advertising skills.

http://www.aaf.org/

 

February 27, 2014

Thought of the Week:

“Nothing is an obstacle unless you say it is.” ~ Wally Amos ~

Website of the Week: Grad Planner

  1. The Grad Planner helps you plan your classes so that you can graduate in the most effective way.
  2. It offers a degree audit, so that you can see the classes you are suppose to take.
  3. It takes 120 credits to graduate.
  4. Can see all of the semesters you need to plan for while being at school.
  5. I need 1o5 credits to graduate

 

March 6, 2014

Thought of the Week:

“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” ~ Aristotle ~

Website of the Week: Time and Date

  1. When looking at news around the world it helps to know the exact time it was in that location.
  2. Time and Date is now one of the World’s most famous time and date website.
  3. Can link to the Time and Date website on your own website if you give Time and Date credit.
  4. Can convert different timezones into different timezones.
  5. Offers a newsletter to keep subscribers updated.

http://www.timeanddate.com/

 

 

March 13, 2014

Thought of the Week:

“We need to be willing to let our gears of commitment be hammered and shaped so that they mesh with life’s opportunities in ways that are crucial.”  ~ Elder Neal A. Maxwell ~

Website of the Week: College of Business and Communications

  1. Main website for Business and Communications Major.
  2. Tells the objectives that a comm. major will be able to accomplish.
  3. Offers the different academic plans depending on you major and the emphasis you choose.
  4. This website offers links to Scroll.
  5. It also, offers all of the contact information for the communications department.

http://www.byui.edu/business-communication

 

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