Author Archives: Melanie Jordan

About Melanie Jordan

Melanie Jordan is Managing Director of PRofessional Solutions, LLC, a public relations temporary staffing firm located in Washington, DC.

5 Tips on How to Rebound when You’re Fired

During our 20 years in the public relations staffing business, we’ve received many calls from people who’ve just been fired. Most think it will never happen to them so when it does, it’s devastating. We’ve seen seasoned communicators, even ones … Continue reading

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People Who’ve Been Part of PRofessional Solutions’ 20 Years: Alicia Aebersold

As we celebrate our 20th year in business, we’d like you to hear from some of the hundreds of people who’ve helped build our success over 20 years. Please meet Alicia Aebersold, Associate Director of Aligning Forces for Quality, part … Continue reading

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Write Tight or Say Good Night!

From PRofessional Solutions LLC’s February newsletter: As a journalism major at American University, PRofessional Solutions’ CEO Kate Perrin learned to “write tight”. You might assume that the age of Twitter posts has encouraged brevity. It hasn’t. “Whether pitching their cause … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Successful PR Writing

From PRofessional Solutions, LLC’s February 2014 newsletter: PR is still all about writing despite the attention being given to social media tools like Twitter, Instagram and Vine. The cornerstone of the industry has and always will be strong writing skills. … Continue reading

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People Who’ve Been Part of PRofessional Solutions’ 20 Years: February Profile

Each month this year we want you to hear from one of the hundreds of people who’ve helped build our success over 20 years. This month, please meet Greg Hernandez, FDIC Office of Communications, our first government agency placement. Becoming … Continue reading

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Blizzard of Babies–The Sequel?

For most companies, severe weather provides nothing but logistical and financial problems. That’s not the case for PRofessional Solutions, LLC. Snowstorms and hurricanes often bring us increased business nine months later in the form of maternity leave coverages. In February … Continue reading

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PRofessional Solutions, LLC Has Been “Leaning In” For Years

From the July issue of “Smart Solutions”, PRofessional Solutions’ e-newsletter: Almost a decade before Sheryl Sandberg’s book appeared on the scene and spawned a nonprofit which recommends “Lean In circles, small groups of women that meet monthly to encourage and … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the 2013 WWPR Emerging Leaders Awards Winners!

Congratulations to the Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) 2013 Emerging Leaders Awards recipients Nell Callahan, SKDKnickerbocker, @NellinDC; Rachael Glaws, RGI events and public relations, @RGIevents; and Lauren Wesley Wilson, MSL Group, @ColorCommnetwk. The Emerging Leaders Awards is a special … Continue reading

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Minute Mentoring with WWPR and Edelman/GWEN

I love planning events and have had the chance to organize many over the years, but one of the most rewarding programs I’ve ever helped coordinate was Minute Mentoring with Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) and Edelman/GWEN held Thursday, … Continue reading

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Nominations for 2013 WWPR Emerging Leaders Awards

The 2013 Washington Women in Public Relations Emerging Leaders Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for this year’s young, rising PR stars in the D.C. area. If you know female PR professionals in the D.C. area between the ages of … Continue reading

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