Female grads: are you worth it?

Over a third of female graduates expect a starting graduate salary of £20,000, which falls £10,000 short of the median UK graduate wage of £30,000 per year. Just 17 per cent of females would expect to earn between £25,000 – £35,000 in their first job, according to new research from Milkround.

Girls on top: imposter syndrome and the Glass ceiling

Social media provides an opportunity for a shift from the ‘pale, male and stale’ image of the PR consultant, argues recent graduate Joanna Ayre. Yet to succeed, young women need to get over ‘imposter syndrome’. Glass Digital Media is going from strength to strength and is now looking to take on an intern to learn on the job.

We need to talk about gender and diversity

Karley Powell, a study abroad student from the United States, applauds the CIPR for its determination to tackle the lack of diversity in the profession and the gender pay gap.

Progress stalls on gender equality in the media

Progress towards equality of women and men in the news media has virtually ground to a halt according to the findings of the Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) released today. The report’s authors are calling for an end to media sexism by 2020.

CIPR calls time on gender pay gap in PR

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has published a four-point manifesto to enable the PR industry to narrow the gender pay gap. This follows the evidence from the 2015 CIPR State of the Profession report indicating that men are on average paid £8,463 more than women as a result of their gender alone.