The benefits of working with small PR agencies

Much like the recruitment industry, we have found that the PR world is made up of a rather large number of small to medium sized businesses, sitting in amongst the big global players such as Edelman, Weber Shandwick and MSL. …

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The candidate brush off

Candidate brush off

Have you ever gone for an interview or had a really promising conversation with a recruiter, and then for some reason unbeknownst to you, never heard from them again? A surprising number of candidates that we work with seem to …

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My move into PR recruitment – 2 years on…

Cupcake with sparkler

This month marks three years since Hartigan Recruitment opened its doors and started our job matchmaking service for PR professionals and PR agencies. It also marks 2 years since I took the plunge and started working in recruitment – a …

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Facing the interview beast

Facing the interview beast

One of the elements of our job as PR recruiters that we enjoy doing more than most, is meeting each and every candidate in order to prepare them for their upcoming interview. For one, it’s a chance to catch up …

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PR Industry Trends: Salary Survey Results 2018

PR Jobs London Salary Survey Infographic 2018_1

It’s that time of year again, when we’ve asked our clients to kindly divulge their salary banding information, so that we can put a report together showing the average salaries in the PR industry, for both candidates and agencies to …

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We’re Hiring! Junior Recruitment Consultant role.

PR Recruitment - We're hiring!

Salary – c. £18k – £20k dependent on experience
Benefits – competitive, plus commission scheme
Start date – April 2018

We are a young, independent and fiercely ambitious PR Recruitment agency, recruiting for an equally enthusiastic Junior Recruitment Consultant to …

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It ain’t over when you’ve got the job

You’ve just accepted a new job offer, your recruiter has negotiated you a pay rise and you’re excited to be moving to pastures new! Well, what’s next? There’s the obvious things like handing in your notice, signing your contract and …

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Skilling up for your next career move

Our most recent blog focused on the challenges faced by those recruiting in the PR industry, with our two cents on attracting, hiring and retaining the best talent. This time, we wanted to discuss and highlight the changing role of …

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Ethics girls (and boys)

One of the very first PR stunts – and still one of the most famous – was a promotion for Lucky Strike cigarettes. In 1928 Edward Bernays launched the “torches of freedom” campaign which encouraged women to show …

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