Yellow Chair Chats

March 4, 2015

A Taste of the Philippines

Filipino food is probably something you’ve never heard of, let alone tried. Luckily for me, growing up as a Filipino-American, I was able to enjoy many Filipino dishes. Filipino food has traces of Spanish and Chinese food, but ultimately has its own island feel that can only be attributed to […]
February 27, 2015

PR FAUX PAS! a Reminder & Laugh

First and foremost, honesty is considered the golden rule of public relations. As we further progress into the art of PR, we remind ourselves that we’re on the outside looking in. Be honest, who doesn’t love a good PR disaster? We’ve seen these disasters trending on Twitter, being solved by […]
February 25, 2015

Seven Ways to Improve Your Writing

We’ve all heard it — that one person in class who says, “I can’t wait until I’m done with school, so I’ll never have to write another paper again,” and then we don’t know if we should give them a hug or knock some sense into them, but either way […]
February 20, 2015

8 interviewing tips for writers

To craft the perfect press release, newsletter article or blog post, PR pros must know how to effectively interview insiders. The following eight tips will help you get the most out of your sources, from business executives to eccentric chefs. 1. Don’t limit your notes to a Q&A format. It […]
February 18, 2015

Moving to the city comes with a cost

With the continuous growth and opportunity surrounding the tech PR industry, many grads find themselves relocating to the Bay Area after college. Landing your dream job, meeting new people and exploring all that San Francisco has to offer sure sounds appealing, but there is one dreadful factor that can’t be […]
February 18, 2015

Finding the balance between personal and professional social media:

Today, as college kids, we put our entire lives on our social media; we feel the need to share every thought, feeling and activity. But when the time comes for us to join the job hunt, our future employers will, without a doubt, search through that social media to get […]