How Much Am I Worth?

Songs to listen to while reading this blog post: Money Money Money by ABBA, Gold Digger by Kanye West, You Never Give Me Your Money by The Beatles, Bills Bills Bills by Destiny’s Child, and If I Was A Rich Girl by Gwen Stefani. “What are your salary expectations?”…“Hello?”…“Idontknowbye.” Have…

#FridayFive: Five Things to Consider When Starting A New Job

I’ve had quite a few first days on the job with my past internships, jobs and placements. The first day is always the worst, most nerve-wrecking and awkward of them all, but I always think, once the first week is over, I’ll start settling in and by month three I…

#FridayFive: Five Ways to Improve Your Public Speaking

Last week, I read the book Grace Under Pressure: A Masterclass in Public Speaking by Lisa Wentz. It was a book gifted to me by LID Publishing, and one that I found very practical and helpful. You’ll see the review for this one in my next book review post along…

What Do You Choose When You Can’t Have Both: The Job, …

I’ve been thinking about this quite a lot recently, as I’m almost halfway through my year in New York – crazy, I know. I’ve always had a dream of living in New York. I never thought it would actually happen, but here I am. When applying, I didn’t care what…

The UK’s Best PR Student Blogger 2019

A few weeks ago I was named the UK’s Best PR Student Blogger of 2019. You could say it was quite a way to top off my final year of university, but that wouldn’t cover it. I honestly can’t stress enough how life-changing this blog has been for me. And…

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, their font and even their colour-scheme. But branding no longer solely belongs to companies on the stock exchange and…

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 by Glamour US Editor-In-Chief, Samantha Barry. The article was documenting an event that was held with Samantha herself in…

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 I was the same age and interning at a PR agency in Belfast. It feels like yesterday I tried…