Getting started in PR

It’s almost July and you want help getting started in PR. Those three years of hedonism are now behind you, your all-important degree certificate is in your back pocket, and you’ve got nearly £40,000 worth of debt weighing you down. …

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How to write the perfect PR CV

LinkedIn is a wonderful tool for advertising yourself to potential employers, but writing the perfect CV is critical. At Hartigan we’re increasingly seeing candidates who spend a great deal of time curating their LinkedIn profile, but it’s becoming rare to …

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Will robots replace the recruiter?

It seems that every week brings fresh reports of another industry conquered by bots and Artificial Intelligence (AI), so how long before we at Hartigan are forced into a career change – one that will no doubt require us to …

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Q&A: The life of a Freelance PR

Freelancing, they say, is how we’ll all work in the future, and there are already around five million self-employed workers in the UK alone doing everything from driving cabs to public relations. With the chancellor’s recent budget throwing the spotlight …

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Working From Home – the new norm?

Public relations considers itself to be one of the more relaxed industries. While the more corporate agencies might insist on a formal atmosphere and smart attire, the reality for most people is smart casual dress, a friendly and fun working …

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PR industry trends: Salary Survey results 2017

Let’s not pretend that money isn’t important. Of course it is. It’s the reason we get up in the morning, braving the British weather, putting up with the packed public transport, and working late into the night on important projects.…

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What drives PR’s to change jobs?

Here at Hartigan Recruitment, we recently conducted a survey of PR professionals in the UK, to try and determine the driving factors behind looking for a new role. With PR talent still in very high demand, we wanted to …

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