#PlacementProfile: Ciara De Carteret | Marketing Assistant

Hello. Welcome to my newest blog series, documenting the thoughts of placement students as far and wide as I can. Each week (hopefully) I will have a profile of a current…

Influencers and their ‘Influence’

Did you see the Kim Kardashian’s Instagram post on Wednesday? With 111 million followers, there’s quite a chance you may be one of them. So I’m going to guess you have…

#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,…

#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.

#PlacementYear: Month Six

I’m not going to lie, I completely forgot about my month six roundup! With being home, Christmas, the New Year, it totally slipped my mind! It’s now the end of month seven, but…

Oprah Has Spoken – Your #TimeIsUp Hollywood

Awards Season is upon us and for many actors, actresses and stars of the big screen, the excitement of trying on hundreds of dazzling ballgowns and tuxedos awaits. As do those…