Four Weeks Interning at Bold Management

Hiya! I know I’ve been a little distant recently but things have been crazy hectic. I’m moving to London TODAY. So amongst the packing, I’ve been eating out every day and drinking a little bit too much to catch up with friends before I leave. I’m going on a strictly…

Are You a Social Media Addict Like Me? Here Are 10 Signs to …

‘Hi, I’m Orlagh and I’m addicted to social media.’ ‘HI, ORLAGH!’ It’s hard to grow up in this generation and not have an account on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, need I go on? With the internet right at our fingertips every second of the day, free wifi available in most public areas and…

The General Election Results Explained – What does it all mean?

Before we get started, I just want to declare that I am in no way an expert on politics, nor have I studied it or do I completely understand it. These will be my views and how I see things this morning after the results have came in. I don’t understand a lot…

10 Do’s and Don’ts of LinkedIn – What to do and what …

LinkedIn may come under the hat of ‘social media’ as it is ‘social’ but that doesn’t mean we should use it like we use the rest of our social media accounts. It’s not the kind of place you would check into a local restaurant and post pictures of your dinner,…

Agency vs In-House: How Do I Choose My Sector?

So I’ve always known that I want to work in an agency setting. For me, it’s a no-brainer. A small agency is where I see myself working best. This isn’t anything to do with the small-fish-big-pond debate I had a few months ago, as what I just said would totally…

I’m an Intern Again!

On Tuesday (yesterday) I started my four week internship at Bold Management, Liverpool. This is my second internship since finishing my second year of university in March. Just this morning I also confirmed another week’s internship at the beginning of July, just before I start my year-long placement with Coty!…

Six Months as Internal Communications Assistant

Tomorrow (Friday) marks the end of my role as Internal Communications Assistant at a large insurance company on the Wirral, Merseyside. This job was definitely up there with the best jobs I’ve had, if not the best. It’s said that the main reason people leave their job is because of…

The ‘Worst Ad Campaign Ever’?

Is it something in the water? Or something in the Pepsi? April has seen a number of brands fall flat on their faces with disastrous and mostly baffling content. I find crisis communications extremely fascinating. What happens when a video about a company goes viral? (United Air). Or when an…

My Blogging Story: 7 Years Later

Last week, I received the amazing news that I had been shortlisted for Richard Bailey’s Best PR Blog of 2017 along with three other amazing student PR bloggers. For achieving a spot in the top four, Richard suggested that we tell our story of why we blog. A few weeks…

They Think It’s All Over

So this is it. Second year has officially come to an end. The fastest seven months of my life? I think so. It’s been a whirlwind of a uni year, but I’m much more excited for what’s to come. However, they say it’s good for the soul to reflect (I…