#PlacementYear: Month Nine

I’m almost three quarters of the way through my placement. It’s all starting to get very real that I’ll be heading back to university quite soon. I received a text from…

Do We Share Too Much Online?

Social media. One of my favourite topics to talk about, only I haven’t really voiced those opinions on here that much. I could probably write a book on my thoughts of…

What Makes an ‘Influencer’ an Influencer?

Did you know, there are people out there, self-employed, being paid thousands of pounds just for a post on Instagram? Being taken on all-expenses-paid trips around the world for money-can’t-buy experiences,…

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…

#PlacementYear: Month Eight

Every time I write one of these I get a little bit nervous. It makes me so conscious of how quickly time moves. I’ve been writing these for eight months now,…

#PlacementYear: Month Seven

HOW has it been seven months?! H O W ? On a side note, wasn’t January just the longest month ever? I mean, we’re almost at the end February and those 20…

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.