Is change in the air for the gender pay gap? Women in PR and The Works Search announce their event

13 Sep 2016 by Sarah Leembruggen.

With the welcome news that the PRCA is moving towards its members being asked to conduct gender pay gap reporting as part of its kitemark accreditation, there is some very exciting coverage appearing in PR Week today on the gender pay gap. It’s undeniable the PRCA have made a valuable and tangible statement to the communications industry in introducing this change from voluntary to compulsory reporting.

We read these PR Week articles with great interest. It’s rather timely as on Thursday 22nd September, The Works Search is partnering with Women in PR at an event where we will be offering expert advice on how to negotiate a pay rise, how to get a good uplift when moving jobs and more importantly how to get paid what you are worth.

When male counterparts only five years into their careers are getting paid on average £10k more, women in PR need to be recognised. Negotiation is an art and definitely something that can be learned, and it’s time that professional woman in PR got paid their real value. The pay gap isn’t changing quickly and unless we are prepared to make a perceptible move as the PRCA have done, the issue will not be going away.

Our event is a great opportunity to pick up some first-hand expertise from five senior female professionals, who know a thing or two about negotiation and getting market worth.

Book your tickets here – we look forward to seeing you there.

To read more about PR Week’s coverage on the key developments with the PRCA –

Game-changer? PRCA to compel members to report their gender pay gap

Time for the PR industry to put its money where its mouth is on equal pay

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