I’ve been with Edelman for more than three years. Half way through my journey, I began to wonder where my career was going. Being a part of a global PR agency is a double-edged sword for a young professional: It is both freeing and intimidating. The career possibilities are endless and therein lies the dilemma.
I am a Millennial, which means I have an extra helping of self-confidence. There isn’t much that (I don’t believe) I can’t do. Giving me infinite career options is like Forrest Gump’s mom telling him that life is like a box of chocolates.
I can’t choose just one and I will likely make myself sick from trying everything. Recognizing this as my challenge, I marched into my general manager’s office and asked him to help me find a mentor. I distinctly remember my two requirements:
1. This person’s career should have evolved from general communications to brand management.
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