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.

Tips from Our Panel Planning Pro

Many communications professionals must develop panel discussions for annual meetings, conferences, workshops or scientific assemblies. Sound simple? Like all events, the devil is in the details. During four years on Washington Women in Public Relations Board of Directors, PRofessional Solutions’ … Continue reading

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PR Pros Will Mix and Mingle as WWPR Names Three New Emerging Leaders

The seventh annual awards Washington Women in Public Relations Emerging Leaders Awards (ELA) ceremony and cocktail reception is expected to bring together more than 140 communications professionals on Tuesday, June 21.  They will hear Case Foundation’s Senior Director of Communications Jade … Continue reading

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Worker Satisfaction Highest Since 2005

It’s nice to read good news, so an item in the June issue of Staffing Industry Review caught my eye.  According to the annual Employee Job Satisfaction and Engagement Survey from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), more US … Continue reading

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WWPR Reveals Finalists for 7th Annual Emerging Leaders Awards

Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) has announced six finalists to be honored at this year’s Emerging Leaders Awards on June 21, 2016. The Emerging Leaders Awards is a special accolade for young women between 23 and 30 years of age who … Continue reading

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Polished Resumes Open Doors

At PRofessional Solutions, LLC we see far too many resumes that instead of highlighting the skills and accomplishments of communicators actually demonstrate poor writing and formatting that buries the most important information. Does your resume open the door to an … Continue reading

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Case Foundation Senior Communicator to Keynote WWPR Emerging Leaders Awards

Jade Floyd, senior director of communications for the Case Foundation since 2012, will be the keynote speaker at the 7th annual Washington Women in Public Relations annual Emerging Leaders Awards (ELA) on the evening of June 21. The awards ceremony … Continue reading

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First Impressions

The “Dustin” comic strip often nails it about why some people can’t seem to get or keep a job.  Don’t blow a job interview by believing you should just be comfortable and appearance doesn’t matter.  For tips about Interview Body … Continue reading

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Career Resilience – A Workshop on Negotiating and Career Strategy

Maybe you’ve thought of executive coaching but haven’t taken the necessary next step. Based on feedback from senior level members, Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) is offering an event to discuss advanced negotiations, career strategy and defining your joy, at … Continue reading

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WWPR Offers Speed Mentoring

Mentoring can be an essential component of success. WWPR’s annual Speed Mentoring evening helps connect high-level D.C. mentors with D.C. communicators of all experience levels. Each attendee has the opportunity to meet with three different mentors in a small group and intimate … Continue reading

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Start the New Year Right by Joining a Professional Society

As Washington area communicators we can choose among several professional societies – and we should. The benefits of joining are numerous. Opportunity to stay current with technology, tools and strategies at monthly programs. Relationship building with colleagues across the field … Continue reading

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