#FridayFive: Five Achievements of 2019

As if another year is already over. We’re now into a new year and a new decade. You probably already know that the first week of January is one of my favourite times of the year as I set out new goals that I want to achieve by December 31st. I’ll be…

Does Influencer Marketing Belong in the Sports Industry?

Last week Twitter went a little crazy over an ad from Manchester City Football Club asking for influencers to attend their home games and to try to recruit more fans for the team. A little embarrassing to say the least, it led me to think – can influencer marketing work…

#FridayFive: Five Bits of Advice for First Year Students

Oh to be a fresher once more. Being honest, I really think I’ve got my partying university lifestyle out of my system now. I’m graduated and really ready to take on my new adult life. But, I do remember being a fresher like it was yesterday and I’m sure there…

#FridayFive: Five Things I Miss Most About Liverpool

I’ve been back in Ireland three days now. Not even the full 72 hours yet and I already miss it so much. I’ve left my house once to get storage bits so that I could unpack and that’s about the height of it. Now that I can finally watch Netflix…

Is PR a Young Person’s Career?

In case you have clicked onto this blog post in a fit of rage, ready to go all ‘keyboard-warrior’ in my comments section, I can promise I am not saying that anyone is too old to work in PR – didn’t you note the title was a question? I am…

Gig Review: Westlife, M&S Bank Arena

I wish I knew the exact age I was when I went to my first Westlife concert, but I can tell you that I was very young and was made to go to at least 12 more Westlife concerts afterwards. It seemed that every Christmas, Santa would have Westlife tickets…

#FinalYearFear with Orlagh Shanks

Since I interviewed myself for the Placement Profiles, I thought since I pestered everyone again with more questions, I would put myself through it too. Plus I thought it would be fun to look back at the year and my university life and think about the future. What I’ve realised…

#FinalYearFear with Aoibheann McCormack

Hello and welcome to the end of this series! If you’ve been around for a while, you may remember I interviewed a lot of students on various placements around this time last year. Now that they’re all back at university and almost ready to face the big, bad world of…

A First Class Degree and Now What?

Yesterday, I received my final results notification. I will be graduating from Liverpool John Moores University with first class honours in Business with Public Relations in just a few weeks’ time. This means I’ve finished every one of my university years with a first – woop de doo. It’s only…

Saying Goodbye to Internal Communications and Birkenhead

Last week, I finished my internal communications job in Birkenhead… for the second time. Definitely an end of an era as I’ve been working here since my second year of university, left for a year when I was in London and was welcomed back when I returned to Liverpool for…