PR Interview: questions to ask your interviewer

When we meet with PR candidates ahead of their interviews, we brief them on the agency they’re meeting with, talk through the specifics of the role in question, and go through which key skills should be a focus during the …

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PR Industry Trends: Salary Survey Results 2019

As we approach the new financial year, we thought it would be the perfect time to publish the results of our 2019 PR Industry Salary Survey. We asked a wide range of our PR agency clients to share their salary …

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Returning to work after mat (or pat!) leave

I have just returned to the office for the first time since 3rd August 2018, when I started my 6 months of maternity leave. To say it was a shock to the system would be an understatement! I thought …

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New year, new you!

So it’s the 3rd of January, we should all be over our hangovers from new year’s eve and ready to face the music after a long deserved break! Hopefully, you’ll be feeling refreshed and ready to take on whatever …

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Working from Home – the Pros and Cons

working from home

Having the chance to work from home is something that a lot of us yearn for. Taking out the dreaded commute gives us the chance to do that early morning Yoga class, have a little lie in or spend your …

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Top 5 Questions to prepare for in a PR interview

Interviews are interviews, and to be honest, unless you have a wonderfully creative potential employer (which hopefully you will), they are likely to be fairly similar no matter who you’re talking to. That being said, some might throw you a …

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Changing sectors in PR

One of the things that we often have candidates asking us about, is how to move into a different sector within the PR industry. On the face of it, you’d think this would be a relatively simple feat. After all, …

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Candidate feedback – how are we doing?

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Here at Hartigan, we believe that being reflective and constantly aspiring to be better is what keeps us good at our jobs. Times and attitudes change, and so should we! So, we’ve had a chat with a few candidates we’ve …

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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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