Landing the Job: Tips for Your Next Position

Event Details

Date Monday, Oct 19, 2020
Time 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
The 2020 Publicity Club of Chicago Webinar Series is sponsored by News Exposure

Whether you are looking to get hired at a new job, secure a promotion, or even make a career transition, the Publicity Club of Chicago panel on Monday, October 19 at 12:00 PM is for you. Hear from recruitment and placement experts Tina Dugas and Jocelyn Hecht from Chaloner and come with questions to ask.  

This panel is taking place as part of PCC's Career Fair Week.

Speaker Bios

Tina Dugas

Tina Dugas is a native New Yorker who discovered a passion for communications and PR as an intern in college, and honed her communications and leadership skills within PR agency and corporate settings. Now a resident and fan of the Windy City.

Tina supports other PR and communications professionals in her career as a recruiter, where she helps candidates to identify and secure new opportunities across the country, among clients that include Fortune corporations, agencies, and non-profit organizations.

Throughout her career, Tina has supported organizations such as PRSA (Public Relations Society of America) and BPRS (the Black PR Society), and she proudly serves the Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) on the Midwest Region Scholarship Selection Committee. She is a regular participant in DePaul University’s PR curriculum activities, and she volunteers her time helping students, budding professionals, and seasoned executives to fine-tune their resumes and interview skills.

Jocelyn Hecht

As a Senior Associate, Jocelyn Hecht brings more than 25 years of both recruitment and public relations experience to Chaloner. Jocelyn has established long-term partnerships with many clients across the country, representing Fortune 500 companies, top global PR agencies, and start-up companies ranging in size.    

She has worked across industries, including consumer, financial services, healthcare, higher education, and non-profit to identify top communications and PR talent.

Prior to recruiting, Jocelyn began her career with two of Chicago's premier agencies; Edelman Public Relations and Wunderman Chicago, where she served in a client service capacity. Jocelyn received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. A native Bostonian, Jocelyn now lives in the Chicago area with her husband, two sons, and three year-old goldendoodle.

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