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What motivates PR employers to give a pay rise – are you ticking the right boxes?

Posted in: Career Advice, PR and Communications, Salaries and Trends

20 Jul 2016 Comments

Our Salary Survey results show, while hitting targets is important, it isn’t at the forefront of every employer’s mind when the time comes to dish out the pay rises. It would appear that they take a more ‘wholistic’ approach to the decision making, so based on our survey findings, we thought it would be worth compiling some of the key actions and behaviours you need to fine-tune in order to ensure you don’t miss out on an uplift at your next review.

Don’t lose your PR superstars over the simple stuff

Posted in: Management, PR and Communications

28 Jun 2016 Comments

Every PR and Communications professional has a unique skill set – and individual aspirations for their career. With every generation of employees evolving with new and progressive career desires it’s important for PR leaders to be doing everything they can to be keeping their star PR talent. So what can you do to improve retention? Read our 5 gems to make sure you’re not losing out on top talent.

5 Favourite Interview Questions - Watch our video

Posted in: Corporate Communications, Interviews, PR and Communications

28 Jul 2015 Comments

The questions that you ask during an interview should quickly ascertain if you have a mediocre or high performer sitting in front of you, what motivates them in their career and if the role you're offering is right for them. Naturally, you are looking at a good fit with the team too, but in essence you want to know, ‘Do they have the skill and the will?’ Watch the video for the five interview questions that are going to help you select the right – and best – people.

Foolproof hiring

Posted in: Job offers, PR and Communications

18 Mar 2014 Comments

We can see the market is stronger and with that comes more creativity in hiring decisions, with some companies taking on people who require an investment of time and money to get them up to speed quickly. This hasn't happened for years!

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