Posts by Albert Eckel

Albert Eckel

Founder / Partner

Unplug This Holiday Season in an Always-On World

Have you ever noticed how specific Amazon, Facebook and Google purchasing suggestions can get? For example, the other day, I was joking in a group text about going off the grid and living in a yurt, so I shared a photo from Google Images of our vision—a glamorous camping tent. I opened my Amazon account […]

Albert Eckel

Founder / Partner

Let’s Give Thanks: America Isn’t Quite As Partisan As You Think It Is

The long-awaited political event of the year has passed. You can almost hear America let out a sigh of relief. We get to enjoy our daily lives again without being bombarded by political ads. But not too fast—we’d be remiss if we don’t address the elephant in the room. Political ads may have stopped, but […]

Albert Eckel

Founder / Partner

Shaping our futures.

Congratulations. You’ve survived your first month in quarantine. The uniqueness of this situation is still not lost on me. I continue to be struck by how people, families and industries are adapting to this new normal. When this virus has passed us by, what will we remember? What will we learn? I’ll remember spending my […]

Albert Eckel

Founder / Partner

Change Can Be a Moment of Opportunity

Next year promises to be exceptionally dynamic across America – nowhere more than in North Carolina, where we guide and assist clients with branding, public-relations, and other communication needs. Change is upon us all – some of it gradual, some of it faster, some of it at light speed. Are you and your business prepared […]

Albert Eckel

Founder / Partner

Why Elections Are Bigger Than Politics

I know you’re tired of hearing opinions about what happened on election day. Everyone seems to have a take on it. My inbox has been flooded for days with “Election Recaps.” This is not an election recap. In our business, we don’t care so much about who wins or loses as much as we care […]

Albert Eckel

Founder / Partner

We’re Hiring: Spring 2018 Interns

Eckel & Vaughan, a full-service strategic communications agency in Raleigh, is seeking interns for Spring 2018. Interns are critical additions to the E&V team, and we look forward to meeting a new group of students and recent graduates who are looking for an agency opportunity. Applications should be submitted by October 30 for full consideration. […]

Albert Eckel

Founder / Partner

Getting the Most Out of Your Internship

Last week, we offered tips for employers to get the most out of their interns. This week, with the start of a new semester upon us, we turn the tables. Below we offer six tips to help you make the most of your internship so you can walk away with a killer resume, on-point interview […]

Albert Eckel

Founder / Partner

Getting the Most Out of Your Interns

As school begins, here at Eckel & Vaughan we are eagerly preparing for our fall 2017 interns to arrive. We’ve invested a lot of time and energy in developing an internship program that is meaningful, thoughtful, and beneficial for both interns and our employees. Here are the top seven lessons we’ve learned along the way. […]

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Albert Eckel

Founder / Partner

We’re Hiring: Fall Interns

Eckel & Vaughan, a full-service strategic communications agency in Raleigh, is seeking interns for Fall 2017. Interns are critical additions to the E&V team, and we look forward to meeting a new group of students and recent graduates who are looking for an agency opportunity. Applications should be submitted by June 25 for full consideration. Interns will […]

Albert Eckel

Founder / Partner

Five Tips for Success When Starting a New Job

“Hi. I’m new here. My name is Kate.” This simple phrase may sound obvious, but it’s an easy way to make a good impression when you start a new job. As one of the newest team members at Eckel & Vaughan, I’ve had my fair share of “Hi, I’m new here” moments in the past […]