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7 Qualities Employers Are Looking For In Candidates

Posted in: Career Advice, Jobseeker Advice

10 Feb 2014 Comments

When you’re going for a job in PR, you know employers are looking for someone with a subtle balance of general skills, like team working or managerial experience and core technical skills like media relations, digital campaigns and copywriting. The essential mix of qualities will differ slightly depending on whether you work in corporate communications, public affairs, finance, healthcare or consumer. But, here are 7 qualities we think PR recruiters are looking for:

Why pay to use a PR recruitment agency?

Posted in: PR and Communications, The Works

06 Nov 2013 Comments

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.

Market update for 2013

Posted in: Market Views

16 Sep 2013 Comments

How was the market in Q1 and Q2? Busy, and it shows in the numbers. We have taken a fourfold increase in vacancies, in the first half of this year compared to the first half of last year. So, things are looking brighter for PR and Comms.

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