Covid-19 update from Hartigan Recruitment

During this time of uncertainty, we wanted to put together a brief update from our side, so that both PR job seekers and PR agencies are aware of what we’re seeing happen in the PR recruitment market at present.

As …

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What do PR candidates want to know?

Beyond a website and a job spec, what do PR candidates really need to know about their potential future employer when considering a new role? We find that the more detail we have about a PR agency, the better able …

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PR Recruitment – It’s time for a new job!

It’s that time of year again when things start to slow down in the lead up to Christmas and I know we say this every December but honestly, where has the year gone? Looking retrospectively over 2019 in PR recruitment …

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Writing tests and presentations – what and why?

You would be incredibly hard pressed to find a PR professional at any level who had not undergone some kind of test during the interview process for a role in the PR industry. Skills such as writing, presenting, research and …

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Making the move – PR agency to in house

One of the most common questions we get asked when speaking to potential job seekers, is ‘do you have any in house roles?’. It’s rare to speak to a PR professional who at some point throughout their career, hasn’t considered …

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Purpose & Sustainability in PR

In a world with Greta Thunberg is inspiring people in their millions to get out and protest against inaction from governments on climate change, and consumers are becoming much more conscious about their buying choices, it’s only natural that brands …

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My first three months in PR recruitment

Mixed reactions were what I got when I told people that I’d be making the move in to PR recruitment. “Recruitment?! I know someone who tried recruitment and they HATED it.” Personally, I really like it! Granted, it’s not for …

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Employee Benefits: the perks in the PR industry

We work with a diverse range of PR agencies – from boutique B2B tech agencies with under 10 employees, to consumer brand consultancies with 100+ staff. Naturally, company structure, working culture, team environment and breadth of work is different from …

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Moving jobs in PR – how much is too much?

When it comes to the PR industry, there seems to be an overriding acceptance from MDs and Senior Management, that talent ‘moves on’, on average every 2 years. More so at the junior level, where we so often see Account …

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