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Watch out for the new wave of communications dinosaurs

December 18, 2018

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Any communications practitioner worth their salt should have two words at the front of their mind in 2019: Social Value.

The best job in the world?

March 14, 2016

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The PRCA Careers in PR event claimed PR is the best job in the world. But how does the industry stack up for flexibility, variety, community and pay?

When PR recruitment goes wrong…

November 3, 2015

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The PR’s industry body has hit the nail on the head again – calling out another poor practice among the nation’s public relations agencies. In a blog post, PRCA chief Francis Ingham reveals he was approached by an agency (ironically one which specialises in reputation management) to promote a job ad which requires candidates to submit […]

Help create a new PR degree apprenticeship

March 11, 2015

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The PR industry is set to make history by creating a new master’s-level degree apprenticeship in public relations. Industry body, the PRCA has applied to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to develop the new qualification in partnership with universities. Announced by the Prime Minister, the new PR degree apprenticeships are possible following reforms […]

Five tips on hiring PR apprentices

July 16, 2014

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PR Apprenticeships have been helping agencies and in-house teams grow their own talent for over two years now. And Matt and I recently spoke to the PRCA’s DARE conference about what a PR Apprenticeship actually involves – from employer and apprentice perspectives. You can view the presentation we gave below, but there are five key things we have learned […]

Top ten blog posts of 2013

December 31, 2013

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People (well colleagues at Claremont) have accused me of only blogging when I’m angry. But, it appears, I’m just giving the public what they want. Behold my top ten most read blog posts of 2013: 1) British Gas are a bunch of numpties Anyone who can make a company share price crash through social media […]

PR Apprenticeships have come of age

November 15, 2013

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When I first suggested that there should be PR Apprenticeships in March 2009, the silence in the industry was deafening. Even in my own workplace at the time there was scepticism – and even hostility – to the idea that anyone could enter a PR agency without the spuriously defined ‘good degree’. It has been […]