The best way to prepare for an interview is to over-prepare. It may involve a bit of extra effort but it really can make the difference between getting the job or not…
Follow our 7 tips to ensure you cover all the small details and make a big impact.
As the first UK Director of Comms at the Japanese investment bank, Mizuho International, Ben Harding talks about working for a global investment giant and tackling cultural change in a company where East meets West.
It is all about the people. It is so important to us that we not only like working here, but we have a smile on our face every morning when we walk into work.
We have an amazing team – made up of a whole host of characters, with different opinions, backgrounds and stages of our lives, which makes The Works a truly magical place to work.
There’s no stopping LinkedIn, who’ve announced they’ve hit 100 million worldwide members.
And, it’s no surprise that the global network is a rich resource for job seekers and recruiters. With a new LinkedIn member joining every second, you need to keep on top of your profile, particularly if you’re planning to move job; you need a profile that maximises your potential.
Start by going back to basics, and refresh the way you engage with your LinkedIn network.
Writing your business blog shouldn’t be a chore. Remember all the reasons why you do it?...
You’re connecting with your clients and customers, you’re focusing on publicising what’s central to the success of your business, and you’re enhancing the profile of your venture and creating new leads.
Blogging is good for your business – that’s why you do it. But what makes a good blog? Content. Here are some things to help you create good quality content and take the slog out of your blog.
Do you want to survive in the digital era? Stephen Waddington, Digital and Social Media Director of Ketchum Europe, and President Elect of the CIPR, says the way forward is to upgrade your skills and embrace new media.
How was the market in Q1 and Q2? Busy, and it shows in the numbers. We have taken a fourfold increase in vacancies, in the first half of this year compared to the first half of last year. So, things are looking brighter for PR and Comms.
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Last year’s tentative recovery continues to gather pace, according to our figures, collated from over a thousand PR and Communications professionals. The outlook is optimistic, with increased salaries and growing teams. And it’s still growth in the corporate sector that’s leading the way.
How does your market fare?
Journalists are not known for their patience on the phone. A busy newsroom takes hundreds of calls a day so you’ve got limited time to sell your story. Keeping the caller engaged enough to get the coverage you want, will ultimately come down to how you use your voice.