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Agency Directors and Partners – What are the P words that can turn your new business prowess around?

Posted in: Corporate Communications, Management, PR and Communications

16 Mar 2016 Comments

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.

How to be a truly exceptional Account Director in corporate communications

Posted in: Career Advice, Corporate Communications, PR and Communications

09 Mar 2016 Comments

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.

An interview with Angela Warburton, Global Head of Communications at Henderson Global Investors

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

03 Mar 2016 Comments

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.

Step up and be that Superstar Head of Comms you aspire to be

Posted in: Career Advice, Corporate Communications, PR and Communications

20 Aug 2015 Comments

What makes a successful Head of Comms? Certain skills and qualities spring to mind immediately: a fantastic people manager, a great breadth of comms expertise across numerous disciplines, a source of sound senior counsel, incredibly well networked both inside and outside business, and a contact book that is the envy of many, brimming with the names of journalists and professionals across the industry. However, what is it that makes a truly remarkable Head of Comms?

The transformation of an industry – The top 3 issues facing London’s property PRs

Posted in: Corporate Communications, PR and Communications, Salaries and Trends

11 Aug 2015 Comments

In recent years, the property industry has faced transformation like no other sector – particularly in London. What does this mean for PRs working for the UK’s largest property advisors, developers, agents and investors? And how do they keep their company or client front of mind in an ever-changing landscape?

5 Favourite Interview Questions - Watch our video

Posted in: Corporate Communications, Interviews, PR and Communications

28 Jul 2015 Comments

The questions that you ask during an interview should quickly ascertain if you have a mediocre or high performer sitting in front of you, what motivates them in their career and if the role you're offering is right for them. Naturally, you are looking at a good fit with the team too, but in essence you want to know, ‘Do they have the skill and the will?’ Watch the video for the five interview questions that are going to help you select the right – and best – people.

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