Author Archives: Kate Perrin

About Kate Perrin

Kate Perrin is CEO of PRofessional Solutions, LLC, the Washington, DC area's only public relations temporary staffing firm. PRofessional Solutions, founded in 1994, was named one of the 25 largest staffing agencies in the metropolitan area in 2015 by the Washington Business Journal. It's also proud sponsor of Washington Women in Public Relations and the Public Relations Society of America's National Capital Chapter.

Martha Boudreau and Pattie Yu to be Inducted into The National Capital Public Relations Hall of Fame

The Public Relations Society of America’s National Capital Chapter (PRSA-NCC) has announced that Martha Boudreau and Pattie Yu will be inducted into the National Capital Public Relations Hall of Fame. Boudreau and Yu will be honored at the 50th anniversary … Continue reading

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24 years later a good idea is why we’re still providing PR temps

Time flies. Twenty-five years ago I listened to funny radio ads as I dressed for work each morning. In them, worried accountants, sick at home, heard how great “Bob from Accountemps” was and decided to hurry back to the office. … Continue reading

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Making Awards a Rewarding Experience

A wonderful annual dinner last week got me thinking about the nature of awards and how fleeting that recognition can be. Each April this dinner gathers together both past honorees of Washington Women in Public Relations’ PR Woman of the … Continue reading

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Three Ways Bees Differ From Employees Explain Why You Need Temps!

Recently a group of business colleagues and I had an amazing experience that had us buzzing – a beekeeping class at Miraval Resort in Arizona. As business owners, it was impossible not to admire the bees’ single-minded pursuit of work … Continue reading

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Our First Client Makes Latest Temp a Permanent Employee

Twenty-three years ago Conservation International (CI) was our first client.  This week they made the temp we were currently providing them a permanent employee. When we first collaborated PRofessional Solutions, LLC was just getting started and CI was a very young … Continue reading

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Communications Professional Societies Source for Continuing Education

You’ve heard it from us before: participation in professional societies can be invaluable to public relations and other communications professionals. Most communicators think the value is all in networking, particularly when they need to connect during a new job search.  But … Continue reading

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Breakfast and Business – Personal Pleasures that Build Business Networks

People tell me they don’t like networking, but they forget that fun activities are networking, too. I find involvement at my alma mater, which I love, benefits PRofessional Solutions — and PRofessional Solutions benefits fellow alumni. Tomorrow it will be my … Continue reading

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