Blogs

Does in-house pay more?  Are the bonuses better? We look at why agencies are losing talent to in-house comms teams

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15 Jul 2019 Comments

Findings from our recently published Annual Salary Guide 2019 revealed that only 14% of respondents want to move to an agency; a whopping 70% want to move in-house. The remaining 16% want to freelance or leave the industry. This isn’t a surprise; the last ten years have seen an increasing desire for corporate communications professionals to move in-house at some point in their career, making things increasingly tougher for agencies.

Have salaries increased in corporate comms?  Our Salary Guide findings are revealed

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09 Jul 2019 Comments

In our recent Annual Salary Guide, results showed that Corporate Communications salaries haven’t moved a great deal since the previous year. And there isn’t a great deal to shout about on the bonus front, either.
Money matters aside, the survey also examined a broad range of other topical issues such as how happy PR professionals are in their roles, the kind of company benefits they are receiving, the flexible working options on offer, what they look for in a new job search, and the key factors that bring about job satisfaction.

A Thought Leaders Connected interview with three top Property Communications Heads

Posted in: Corporate Communications, Guest Interviews, Market Views, PR and Communications

13 Jun 2019 by Cordelia Pollock Comments

Over the next few months I will be working on a series of articles, each focusing on one of our key industry sectors, bringing you valuable insight from senior communications professionals at some of the foremost companies in the sector. For this first piece, I have been talking to Heads of Communications and Media Relations at leading property advisors & agents, property consultants, and commercial property developers & investors. I have gained their views on the challenges they are currently facing at this time of political uncertainty, as well as what they are finding particularly interesting about property comms at present, what makes them tick and some expert advice for career progression.

Bringing More Flexibility to Your Business – 6 Options to Consider

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24 Apr 2019 Comments

There are many types of flexible work arrangements, and choosing the right one can make a big difference. Whether you’re a manager or a job seeker, it’s important to know the differences between the various types of flex arrangements.
Different setups might attract different employees or apply better to different job descriptions. Regardless of which one you implement, each policy can help create an idea of what behaviour is expected and encouraged.

Do you know how to work with a recruiter?

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18 Mar 2019 Comments

When it comes to embarking upon a job search and working with a recruitment consultancy, you may wonder where on earth to start. Should you email lots of recruiters and see who comes back to you? How do you know which recruiter has your best interests at heart?

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