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In need of some inspiration?  Check out our Top 5 TED Talks!

Posted in: Career Advice, Inspiration

15 Apr 2015 Comments

Long enough to be credible and short enough to hold the attention of even the busiest of people, the global phenomenon that is TED Talks is a great vehicle for genuine learning, encouraging us to build on what we already know or simply gaining a new perspective on something. Choosing our favourites was a tall order but we whittled it down to these five talks which we think are truly life changing and definitely worth talking about!

5 Habits of Highly Effective Heads of Corporate Communications

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

11 Mar 2015 Comments

While the ability to communicate – and do it extremely well – ranks highly on the remit of any Head of Comms, there are several other finely honed skills and carefully cultivated qualities that make the real star perfomers stand out. So what are the fundamentals that the dynamic and discerning Heads of Comms focus on to become highly effective?

Why some journalists are doubting Tweeters…Headland’s Mike Sergeant shares his views

Posted in: Corporate Communications, Guest Blog, PR and Communications, Social Media

05 Feb 2015 Comments

Mike Sergeant, our favourite political and business news correspondent, having successfully made the move from the world of BBC journalism into corporate and financial PR to join Headland, took time out of his new role to share his opinion on some of the findings in CISION’s Social Journalism Study 2015.

Tricky interview questions and how to answer them

Posted in: Interviews, Jobseeker Advice

24 Nov 2014 Comments

When a candidate recently reported being asked a very uncomfortable interview question that required shedding light on her private life, it got us thinking. Why, after the rafts of legislation aimed at preventing discrimination are seriously dodgy, inappropriate and occasionally, downright illegal questions still popping up across the interview table?

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