Are you struggling to find some truly inspirational PR gems to join your team? Or perhaps you’ve found some superstars but they seem to keep slipping through the net for one reason or another. In a candidate-led market, it’s imperative to know that your organisation is stepping up to the mark when it comes to capturing real PR talent in a competitive market. Read more to find out how you can identify your organisation’s pain points –
With the demand for financial PR professionals seeming to show no signs of slowing down in the current job market, this week The Works Search's MD Sarah Leembruggen looks at the top 5 desirable factors which make a financial PR professional really stand out from the crowd in a competitive London market.
Managing Director Sarah Leembruggen was delighted to be part of the expert panel in Women in PR’s event this month, Closing The Gender Pay Gap. The panel discussed the £10k pay gap in the PR and communications industry, and shared some key negotiation tips for PR professionals to achieve their market value.
Brian Mairs, Global Head of Communications Financial and Risk at Thomson Reuters, provides our Thought Leaders Connected feature this week, highlighting the importance of PR in the positive and negative challenges of employee engagement in the workforce.
So what are the key traits and skills of a stand out internal communications professional in a competitive London market? Internal Communications Consultant at The Works Nadina Grad speaks to leading senior internal communications employers and professionals in her network to get their thoughts – and it makes for a very interesting read.
Beth Hurran, Communications Leader at professional services firm Arup, takes part in our interview this week. Beth manages the press office and internal communications for the UKMEA region at Arup, a global design, engineering and consultancy firm, and here she shares her views on how the professional services industry has changed over the last few years, the lessons she has learned about leadership in the professional services space – and what the biggest challenge of her career has been so far. Read more here –
Is your job search not going the way that you want it to? Have you been to interview after interview but you’re just not getting the offers? Looking for a new job can be an extremely tiring, stressful and time-consuming process, and if you’re not getting the job offers you want it may seem as if you are doing it for no reward, and it may also be impacting your confidence in your skills and experience. It’s important that you’re not letting rejection ruin your job search – and here’s how.
With the announcement of the PRCA moving to compel its members to include gender pay gap reporting and a plethora of coverage in PR Week, is there positive change in the air for this major issue in the PR and communications industry? The news has also arrived at a timely moment as on Thursday 22nd September Women in PR and The Works Search will be co-hosting a panel event on closing the gender pay gap – and how to negotiate salary and bonus effectively. Read more on the PRCA and PR Week news, the event and how book your tickets now –