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Why You Should Attend COMS: IRL

Next week, CUSS is holding the first ever Communications Professional Development Conference. Along with a LinkedIn workshop, professional headshots, and free food, there will also be a panel of communications professionals from all walks of life. They will be there to talk about their education, their careers, and advice they have for university students looking… Continue reading Why You Should Attend COMS: IRL

Professional Development Conferences. What are they?

By: Gabriella Taekema The answer is that there are different small events in a certain time frame that is centered around a certain profession.  When you go to a professional development conference, you will arrive and register. There may be workshops, panels, keynote speakers or networking. Workshops are there to equip you with new information,… Continue reading Professional Development Conferences. What are they?

Why Networking is Awesome

By: Catherine Johnson Having the opportunity to network is valuable asset that many students don’t have the opportunity to part-take in. CUSS Networking provides students to meet professional individuals in specific fields and ask them questions, share ideas and make connections in a laid-back environment. While they’re so many benefits from networking, some people avoid… Continue reading Why Networking is Awesome

Why Instagram is Important in Marketing and Communications

Community Listening Community listening means that you watch what your target customers  like and don’t like. You get feedback in the form of  comments, likes, reactions and shares. Community listening lets you get in on fads such as rolled ice cream, new nail trends, and viral hair cutting videos. You get to see what viral… Continue reading Why Instagram is Important in Marketing and Communications