10 top tips to help land your dream job in communications

Consultancies are finding it increasingly tough to find candidates with the right qualities, as Jennifer Atkinson of Babel PR explains. She gives her advice on how to be an outstanding applicant.

New name for PRCA

The PRCA has held the name Public Relations Consultants Association since its creation in 1969. Now, it’s the Public Relations and Communications Association following a consultation with members and non-members.

‘Know the numbers’ and other lessons I’ve learnt as an account executive

Tom Roche started out as an apprentice at Forster Communications. Approaching his fourth year in the industry and now at Shine Communications, he lists the seven lessons he’s learned about succeeding in an account executive role.

‘Ask questions’ and other tips for junior PR pros

Starting out in PR can be challenging and overwhelming, but once you’ve mastered the balance, it can be incredibly rewarding says Kay Seago. PR is a fast-moving industry so keep educating yourself and as your confidence grows so will your prospects.

Olympics PR: the good, the bad and the ugly

Each Olympics seems to be attended by shame and scandal – yet somehow the sport wins out. On the eve of the Rio games, Lauren Wilson explores the stories that made headlines in each games since the birth of Google.