Make a resolution fo 2013 to get your first job or a better job? We can help. Join us for Hired! Tips to Score the Interview and Land the Job to get your resume reviewed and get the inside information from those in the know. Speakers include Debbie Milks, vice president of operations and chief operating officer for Brookwoods Group; Luisa Beck, Coordinator of Co-operative Education and Internships with University of Houston-Clear Lake Career Services, and Phil Morabito, chief executive officer of Pierpont Communications. They will discuss how recent college grads get interviews, explain the use of social media in the job search and provide tips on preparing for and performing well at the interview. You also can get your resume reviewed by Lonnie Haynes, Executive Recruiter with Brookwoods Group, or Laureen Lucas, Brand Development Supervisor with FKM and Scholarship Chair for the Public Relations Foundation of Houston, or Susie Rodriguez Molina, Community Outreach Coordinator with Houston Community College Southwest and PRSA Houston University Relations Committee Chair.
A huge "Thank you" to our Presenting Sponsor Brookwoods Group and to in-kind sponsors BlackFinn American Grille and Weatherford International.
If you missed this event, selected presentations are available here and photos from the event are posted here.
Speaker Philip A. Morabito, CEO Pierpont Communications
Mr. Morabito founded Pierpont Communications in 1987 after leaving New York City and a prestigious Madison Avenue public relations firm. Hiring his first employee in 1992, Phil now oversees Houston's largest full service PR firm – one of the largest in the Southwest with offices in Austin, Dallas and San ...
Mr. Morabito founded Pierpont Communications in 1987 after leaving New York City and a prestigious Madison Avenue public relations firm. Hiring his first employee in 1992, Phil now oversees Houston's largest full service PR firm – one of the largest in the Southwest with offices in Austin, Dallas and San Antonio.
Phil has more than 28 years of experience in public relations and marketing, beginning with the firm of Robert Marston & Associates. Phil has a BS and an MBA in marketing and is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Houston Bauer School of Business, where he teaches integrated marketing communications to graduate students. Phil was selected as the 1999 Entrepreneur of the Year by the Greater Houston Partnership CEO Roundtables for small businesses. In 2006, he was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the Services category.
Pierpont Communications was named Houston’s No. 1 Best Places to Work in 2005 by the Houston Business Journal and won the award six other times. The firm is a five-time Houston 100 company, a finalist for PRWeek’s 2002 Mid-Size Agency of the Year, and was named to the Inc 500 list in 2001 and the Inc 5000 in 2007, 2008 and 2009.