The clocks have changed, the weather is warming up and you’ve noticed that you suddenly feel the need to give your life a makeover. But don’t try and change everything at once. Let’s start by looking at your job.
When it comes to keeping your team happy and attracting new talent, a good base salary is always an important factor but as the market becomes more buoyant again and great candidates are hard to find, our candidate snapshot shows the increasing importance of benefits for senior PR professionals.
Sarah Rajani, Director of Communications at the Private Equity firm, Apax Partners, talks about communicating to a wide range of audiences, forging new relationships and building the firm’s relationship with media outlets to bring the benefits of PE in society to the forefront.
We can see the market is stronger and with that comes more creativity in hiring decisions, with some companies taking on people who require an investment of time and money to get them up to speed quickly. This hasn't happened for years!
The days are getting longer, the weather is perking up and the seemingly endless winter feels as though it’s drawing to a close. Could spring be around the corner? Perhaps it’s time to put the casserole dish away, ease up on the stodgy food and incorporate some lighter bites into your diet. Don’t worry— you won’t go hungry.
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.
First, lets consider why you might try to avoid using a PR recruitment agency....well, it’s cheaper to recruit for yourself, right?...Maybe. But a bad hire picked from an average pool of candidates often results in a very costly mistake. More than that, a bad hire is a drain on your time, energy and your resources, that can amount to 2.5 times their annual salary. Ouch!
Use an expert recruiter with specialist PR market knowledge and you nail it, with the right person, first time. Here’s why.
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.