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.

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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Mistakes to Avoid When Dressing for an Interview

From the March issue of “Smart Solutions”, PRofessional Solutions’ e-newsletter: The devil can be in the details when it comes to making the right choices about what to wear to an interview. After selecting the right clothes, try to avoid … Continue reading

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What to Wear When Interviewing for a Communications Job

From the March issue of “Smart Solutions”, PRofessional Solutions’ e-newsletter: In the nearly 20 years we’ve been interviewing communications professionals, we’ve seen the good, the bad and the downright scary when it comes to interview attire. You only have moments … Continue reading

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Resolutions PR Pros Should Make Each Year

From the January issue of “Smart Solutions”, PRofessional Solutions’ e-newsletter: We’ve been in the PR staffing business for nearly 20 years so we’ve seen colleagues succeed and fail, and our own resolution every year is to help clients and colleagues have … Continue reading

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