#PlacementSeries: How to Write the Perfect Cover Letter

Pay close attention to this one. In my opinion, this is the part that secures you the interview. Your CV helps, but it’s your cover letter that really lets the employer know if you want to work there and if you’re serious about the position. Be prepared to spend a…

#PlacementSeries: How to Make Your CV Stand Out

The dreaded CV. A mundane task for the best of us. How do we convey how amazing we are by not coming across as cocky? Impossible. How do we condense everything that we want to say onto one page or two? More importantly, how can we make a CV stand…

#PlacementSeries: When and Where to Start Looking

This started out as one blog post about securing a year-long placement, however I realised once I had started on my second point that I was 2,000 words deep. And hence, the single blog post turned into a series which will be full of valuable advice for those searching for…

#PlacementYear: Month Three

Month three. What an amazing 30 days its been. Only 21 of those being working days. I attended the GQ Men of the Year Awards, – can we just take a minute to let that sink in?! – a rooftop event with Marie Claire magazine, not one but two private screenings in…

Uber: A PR Nightmare

The countdown is on until Uber are no longer operating in London. In three days Uber users all over the city will be at a loss on how on earth they are to get home without paying a fortune on a black cab or by risking their lives on the night-bus.…

#GirlBossMonday with Dionne Taylor

It’s that time of the week again: #GirlBossMonday! Dionne Taylor is the Director of Polkadot PR, Sydney. In this interview, Dionne talks about how she secured her first client when she had only been running her business for a few weeks, how influencer marketing is efftecting the PR industry and how…

#PlacementYear: Month One

I think I’ve mentioned quite a lot about how fast time is moving by, and how I can’t believe that x amount of weeks have already passed, but oh my word, it’s already August. I promise this will be the last time I mention how fast time is going by……

What’s the Difference Between a Placement, an Internship and Work Experience?

These three terms can all get quite confusing. Am I on work experience? Is this an internship? Or is this a placement? Do they all mean the same thing? As I’ve had experience in all three, I thought I would break it down and explain the difference between these terms. When I…

#GirlBossMonday with Erin Fors

It’s that time of the week again: #GirlBossMonday! Erin Fors is the Co-Founder and President of Cutline PR, San Francisco, California. Along with her business partner, Megan Lamb, Erin succeeds in the tech world of PR and loves what she does. With offices in New York and Washington as well as San Fran, Cutline have worked…

#PlacementYear: My First Week

These past few months have been an absolute blur. I’ve been so busy and time has just went so fast, I can hardly keep up. The first week of my placement year is over, and what an ending to the first of fifty-two. I’ve had such a great week, although…