What should the most senior PR professionals take into consideration when mvoing jobs? How does a recruiter spot true PR talent? Sarah Leembruggen, MD of The Works Search answers these and more questions in her interview for PRCareers.
With 2016 well underway we share our market news and views of PR and communications hiring trends both in-house and agency-side. Read more on our full analysis here plus our article featured in Gorkana.
Sarah Leembruggen, Managing Director at The Works Search shares her story after 13 years of in-house and agency senior level (mostly retained) search and would hope she has learned a thing or two.
When it comes to bringing in new business, are you a farmer or a hunter? Based on the priority of your specific company goals (securing new accounts, nurturing client loyalty to ensure repeat business), having the right balance of both hunters and farmers on your team is key to optimising your business success.
The Works Search's expert Resourcer Lizzie Potts shares her experience of working as a search and recruitment Resourcer across Corporate and Consumer PR at The Works Search.
With exceptional Account Directors in the Corporate Communications area being highly sought after, we know a thing or two about the key skills that our clients are expecting when they come to us in search of a star player to fill this role. The following gems will help you identify if you have the skills that will take you to the next level, and make you a truly outstanding Account Director.
Angela Warburton has a wealth of experience in corporate communications from an exciting career with the likes of PwC, Prudential Assurance and as Global Head of Marketing and Communications at Aviva Investors.
In 2014 she took on the challenge of becoming Global Head of Communications at Henderson Global Investors. We asked her about her career success, what makes great PR and keeping her team happy.
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Drawing up a job brief is a time-consuming process, but it is really worth the investment if you can find a high performer, particularly when looking to fill a role in a senior position. To put this into perspective, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development puts the cost of hiring the wrong person at four times the annual salary so it’s well worth scheduling time to write a job description that really stands out from the crowd.
According to research carried out by the agency Fleishman Hillard Fishburn, just three of the chief executives of the UK’s top 20 PR agencies are over the age of 50, sparking a number of questions – what’s happened to the senior talent? Have older practitioners been forced to flee the nest? Does the PR career path come to an abrupt halt once you hit your forties? In short, is there an issue with age in the industry?