Author Archives: Derek DeVries

About Derek DeVries

A communications / public relations / social media pro in West Michigan trying to get past the beta version of his life cycle.

Program Recap: Downtown Market GR

On September 18, 2014 the West Michigan Chapter of the Public Relations Society learned from Brian Burch of Burch Partners and Mimi Fritz of Downtown Market GR about how public relations launched one of the most unique venues in West Michigan. Continue reading

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WMPRSA Presents Meet the Media – March 20, 2014

WMPRSA presents MEET THE MEDIA on March 20, 2014.  Calling all communication and PR pros to “speed pitch” area editors, reporters and producers. [REGISTER HERE] WMPRSA’s annual “Meet the Media” event has always been one of our most highly attended … Continue reading

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Program Recap: “How to Get Hired” – Myths, Tips, and How it Really Works

by Audra Hartges (www.audrahartges.com) The job market can be confusing whether you are looking for your first professional position, hoping to transition from your current position, or trying to re-enter the workforce. At “How to Get Hired” Steve Groenink, Managing Director … Continue reading

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WMPRSA 2014 Calendar of Events

Save the date for WMPRSA in 2014 – our calendar of events is now available: FEBRUARY 20 | PROGRAM How to Get Hired Find out, from the people who do the hiring, how to land a job in the toughest … Continue reading

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Program: How to Get Hired – February 20, 2014

Find out from the people who do the hiring how to land a job in the toughest job market in decades. What happens after you submit your carefully prepared resume and cover letter? What can you do to stand out … Continue reading

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Buy the WMPRSA “Season Pass” and Get Two Programs Free

WMPRSA is once again offering its members a subscription rate for its upcoming 2014 programs! Members who subscribe receive $50.00 off the series – the cost of two luncheons! This low cost rate is only available to WMPRSA members and … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity: Social Media Butterfly at 834 Design & Marketing

NOTE: This position has been filled. For more information about opportunities at 834 Marketing & Design, visit their website.   Seeking Social Media Butterfly 834 Design & Marketing is seeking a social media butterfly to coexist in perfect harmony with … Continue reading

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