Selling the drama

“I’m a publicist, Eric, not David Blaine. …” – Shauna, publicist for Vincent Chase, Entourage Shauna, the long-suffering and fierce mother-figure publicist of Vincent Chase in the hit series “Entourage” basically sums up the life of a publicist. A publicist, or a public relations consultant does wonders in terms of promoting a product, service or…

My weekend: series of meetings, explorations and a must-read book

The thing with PR is that you are always on-call, especially if there’s an event looming in the horizon. So, don’t be so sure about your weekends: you could be spending one breezy Friday afternoon attending a product training for one of your clients (one of the biggest consumer products in the market today). After…

Maybe I wasn’t meant to do accounts

If ever there is a person who sorely lacks the skills to smooch on a REALLY difficult client, I think it would be me. I am really known for having no patience when dealing with the stupid things that clients usually ask for. And unfortunately, I tend to lose my sanity and composure especially during…

KamikazeeGirl at FRESH PRESSED?! Seriously????

Whoa! This is a nice surprise! Thank you for those who commented and visited my blog. I appreciated each and every comment received. (Oh crap, this is starting to sound like those awfully cheesy, melodramatic acceptance speeches delivered on local award shows) As someone who used to write for a living, this brings back memories…

In search for the job of my dreams

How do you know if you’ve found not just a job, but a career? In the first place, how do you differentiate if you have a “job” or if you have a “career” And given the chance, which would you prefer? I am 30 years old and sadly, I know that I still haven’t found…

Presidential spokesperson gets “foot in mouth” disease,removed from her duties

Talk about a literal “foot in mouth” disease when Presidential spokesperson Lorelie Fajardo declared during a media briefing 2 days after the Maguindanao massacre that the President of this republic will remain friends with the Ampatuans in spite the massacre. And I quote: “I don’t think the President’s friendship with the Ampatuans will be severed….