#FridayFive: Five Reasons to do a Placement Year

This post originally appeared on StudentJobUk, which you can read here. Last year I undertook a placement year in London, as part of my business with public relations degree. The year in…

The Fish in Pond Debate Revisited

Back in March 2017, I wrote a little blog post about different sized fish in different sized ponds. I was counting down the days until my move to London and wondering…

Why You Need to Think About Your Personal Brand

We all know what a brand is and when thinking about brands, the first few that come to mind are Apple, Coca Cola and even Cadbury’s. We’d recognise their logo anywhere,…

Do You Have to be an Extrovert to Work in PR?

Just this year, I’ve had a lot of people pair my social life with my degree choice. ‘Is it any wonder you work in PR, you’re always out partying!’ or ‘I…

University of Greenwich Talk: My Tips for Student Bloggers

Just yesterday, I gave my first ever university talk at a different university to my own. I was invited down to the University of Greenwich to give a talk to PR…

How Being Irish Can Help You in Your Career

Disclaimer: There is no mention of borders or any other controversial words beginning with ‘B’ in this blog post.  The inspiration for this post came from an article I saw retweeted…

How to Prepare for Life After Graduation

You’d think after the numerous times of mentioning how stressed I am, that I’m on the verge of a nervous breakdown and constantly fretting about my future that I wouldn’t be…

#FridayFive: Five Ways to be the Best Intern

When I say ‘be the best intern,’ I really mean, ‘be the best intern the office has ever had.’ Really. You want to leave your mark and set the bar high…

#FridayFive: Five Modern Ways to Network

These days, and especially in PR, it’s a lot about who you know, rather than what you know. After all, Public Relations is all about relationships and connections. So in a world where a lot…

Is It Such A Bad Thing to Be A ‘PR Girl’?

Sometimes I cringe when I see a #PRGirl post or even an account solely dedicated to the term on Instagram. Are we belittling ourselves by using that term? Do we want…