A few months ago, March Communications posted a comment on its Facebook page, asking what people loved most about PR. Comments flooded in ranging from the creativity of the industry and constant learning opportunities, to the fast pace and how no two days are the same. And, as we approach the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S., I think it’s safe to say that many of us are thankful for these qualities in our growing industry.
But, beyond PR, people generally seem to be more thankful this year than in years past. According to a Harris Interactive poll, in 2011, just 32 percent of those surveyed were more thankful thank in 2010. And, this year, with an interactive poll being conducted at the bottom of this article, stats are already showing that nearly 82 percent of people are more thankful in 2012 than in 2011 (at least at the time when I took the survey). Perhaps it has something to do with the recovering economy and improving unemployment rates since the 2008 economic downturn. But, whatever the reason, it’s encouraging to see thankfulness spreading nationwide. Read more