Easing in.

So it’s been a little over a week since my first day in my new role (if you missed the news, catch up here), and it’s been such an amazing first few days! It’s not every day you get to return to a company that you not only loved working for, but also loved the people you were working alongside. Since my first day back in the building I’ve been flooded with congratulations, positivity and assistance as I work to get up to speed. But this transition into the promotions director role has been really enlightening for a few different reasons. While I anticipated switching industries and positions would have its challenges, I’ve already picked up on a few imperative skills that are helping make said switch as seamless as possible. So in this post I’d like to share some of my biggest lessons learned thus far. No matter the industry or the position you’re stepping into, I think these tips will be helpful for all! Continue reading

3 C’s for Casey – the Overview

Casey Cawthon LinkedInAs a young professional, in the PR/marketing/communication realm, it can be really difficult to distinguish myself from peers in the industry. With such a versatile skill set, it can be really challenging to determine what characteristics make me different from those around me. Luckily for me, I work for a leader that has challenged me since our first day working together to think about my brand. Your personal brand is as equally important as the brand you manage or advocate for, and today I’m going to share what I hope sets my personal brand apart from those around me.  Continue reading

Tips from the Experts: a roundtable at Indy’s Speak Easy

 

I’m a networking queen. I get excited about learning from people, and I get ecstatic about meeting new professionals. (helloooo extrovert!) So, it should come as no surprise that about a week ago I seized the opportunity to stop by The Speak Easy in Indy and connect with local professionals. The panel included the amazing guests you’ll see below and the discussion centered on the theme of branding.  Continue reading