#PlacementSeries: How to Ace the Interview

I started this #PlacementSeries last year, writing posts about cover letters, CVs, when and where to start looking etc. – but I’ve realised that I never actually finished the process. On…

A Recap of the #AskOrlagh Twitter Chat

In case you missed the Twitter Q&A with me last Tuesday, I thought I’d put some of the main questions here along with my answers plus a little more detail. No…

Is University the Right Choice For You?

At school, I feel like your future is outlined for you. You complete your GCSEs, progress to A Levels and finally go to university. It’s seen as the ‘normal’ thing to…

Passing the Baton to the Next PR Intern

It’s my first day of unemployment and I don’t really know how to feel. I left our work group-chat this morning and felt a little anxious doing so, thinking of everything…

How to Make the Most of Your Placement Year

Second post of the week. So far, so good. Just three more days to go! For this one I thought I’d write about how to make the most of your placement…

What Not to Do During Your Work Experience

Last month I had my own little intern – a fifteen year old on work experience for five days. It got me thinking about my first time on work experience, when…

So You Think You’re Cut Out for a Career in …

‘Your life is amazing!’ ‘We’re all so jealous of you,’ ‘You’re living the dream!’ ‘I wish I had a job in PR,’ ‘What is it you do for your placement?’ ‘Do…

A lot of people see what I post and think I’m having the life of Riley. They think ‘I could do her job. I could attend events, travel around London, drink prosecco and entertain influencers. Easy.’ But that’s not PR. None of those things are in my job description.