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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?

What makes a good PR?

July 10, 2015

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Public relations is a wide ranging profession requiring a multitude of skills. With new degree apprenticeships in PR being put out to consultation this month, now is the perfect time for the industry to think about what makes a good PR. Practice makes perfect One thing all PRs will agree on is how the majority of any […]

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 […]

If PR’s a people industry, do we need different people?

November 8, 2011

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People are vital to communications. Not only do they make up the audiences marketeers try to reach, but they are often the sole 'asset' a communications team or agency has. So it was disappointing that not more employers attended the 'Education in Public Relations' debate at the University of Westminster - an ideal chance to debate PR degrees and the future of recruitment and training in the communications industry.

Sexy A-Levels are not the worst media crime today

August 18, 2011

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With phone hacking and riots, this has hardly been a normal ‘silly season’ for the media. But, like Christmas ‘last day rush’ and Bank Holiday ‘getaway travel chaos’ stories, A-Level results can be relied on to fill plenty of media airtime and column inches. In all this coverage, a recurring media crime is to use […]