So You Want to Date A PR Girl?

Two weeks ago, a few news outlets covered a story regarding dating ‘PR girls’ and research conducted by drink brand, Stella Artois. I’m more of a Coors Light girl myself, but the response to the articles wasn’t pleasant to say the least. The ‘research’ graced the pages of the Daily…

#FridayFive: Five PR Blogs You Should Read

With it being Reading Week this week at Liverpool John Moores, I thought I’d dedicate this Friday Five post to PR blogs that I love to read, and would recommend for you to read too. Reading Week/Directed Study Week – whichever you prefer to call it – gives us all…

Is Blogging Worth the Time Invested?

Last Tuesday, I took some videos of myself talking to my camera about the current situation I was in. I had seen fitness Influencer Sinead Hegarty look back at old videos she took of herself at her low points and feel accomplished at how far she’d come since then. When…

#FridayFive: Five Ways to Spot Someone With Fake Followers

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about fake followers and Instagram ‘fraud’. At the time, there had been a lot of talk about Influencers buying followers as well as comments and likes. Influencer authority used to be based on follower numbers alone, but now Influencer Marketers also look…

#PlacementSeries: How to Ace the Interview

I started this #PlacementSeries last year, writing posts about cover letters, CVs, when and where to start looking etc. – but I’ve realised that I never actually finished the process. On Monday, I had started to write a general post about why we shouldn’t fear interviews and wondered if I’d…

A Recap of the #AskOrlagh Twitter Chat

In case you missed the Twitter Q&A with me last Tuesday, I thought I’d put some of the main questions here along with my answers plus a little more detail. No 140 character count here, that’s for sure. The Twitter chat was focused on blogging, university, placements, careers and personal…

#FridayFive: Five Ways to Combat Loneliness Living Away From Home

Now four years into living across the water from my family and friends, I can assure you that I’ve experienced many times of feeling lonely. Moving away to England for university at the age of 18 was daunting, exciting and all very new. I had no idea whether I would…

#FridayFive: Five Places I Hope to Live in the Future

Happy Friday! This week I’m going to talk about the five places I hope to live in the future (including one I’ve already lived in because it was always on the list). I’m not talking long-term, but places I hope to stay for a short stint, and who knows, if…

Is University the Right Choice For You?

At school, I feel like your future is outlined for you. You complete your GCSEs, progress to A Levels and finally go to university. It’s seen as the ‘normal’ thing to do. If you don’t make it to university, you are basically looked at as a failure. Well, that was…

#FridayFive: Five Things to Consider Before Starting a Blog

There are many things to consider before starting a blog, and I definitely wouldn’t recommend just jumping in and winging it (like I have done myself in the past). If you’re serious about blogging and want to give a really good crack at it, then by all means, go right…