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Why aren’t you finding the right PR to join your team?

Posted in: Corporate Communications, Management, PR and Communications

11 Oct 2016 Comments

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 –

Don’t lose your PR superstars over the simple stuff

Posted in: Management, PR and Communications

28 Jun 2016 Comments

Every PR and Communications professional has a unique skill set – and individual aspirations for their career. With every generation of employees evolving with new and progressive career desires it’s important for PR leaders to be doing everything they can to be keeping their star PR talent. So what can you do to improve retention? Read our 5 gems to make sure you’re not losing out on top talent.

Why are there so few women on the board in the female-dominant PR industry?

Posted in: Career Advice, Consumer PR, Corporate Communications, Financial PR, Management, PR and Communications, Salaries and Trends, Work Advice

21 Jun 2016 Comments

Board membership sitting within in-house teams are far more male-orientated than in PR agencies – a fact borne out by the findings of our annual Salary Survey.
However, in an industry that is dominated by women, these percentages should show a much stronger leaning towards female employees – yet they don’t …

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.

Have you got a clear promotion plan for you and your team? If not, why not? Sarah advises PR Week

Posted in: Career Advice, Management, Market Views, PR and Communications

19 Jan 2016 Comments

It’s a well-known fact that progressing your career can leave most comms professionals frustrated and scratching their heads. In a recent survey, lack of progression came as the number 1 reason for losing your staff. Surely it is time to get some clarity on the situation. What do you do as a Head of Comms wanting a seat at the board table? Or an agency Director wanting the next step up? Do you know how to go about it? Or perhaps you want to move from agency to in-house, like many PR professionals.

Heads of Comms, are you managing your team according to their ‘type’?  (PLUS free download)

Posted in: Management, PR and Communications

09 Dec 2015 Comments

Each person on your team is different – they’re a strong mix of doers, goal-getters, initiators and morale boosters, and they’re fully invested in the projects they’re involved in. While you are fully aware that they each have their own unique set of strengths, have you taken the time to make sure that you understand how they learn best? Have you noticed that you seem to be on the same wavelength with some of the team, but not quite so much with others?

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