Be organised, opened-minded... and don't swear at Nicky Campbell: Your best PR career advice March 16, 2015 by John Harrington , Be the first to comment What's the best piece of advice you've received to succeed in PR? We examine the practical, the philosophical and the left-field. News The practical: @prweekuknews @PRCA_UK Always remember to follow up Press Releases! — Aneela Rose PR (@AneelaRosePR) March 9, 2015 @prweekuknews @PRCA_UK Concentrate on quality over quantity when identifying news stories...oh and never assume! — Laura Iles (@LaurailesPR) March 9, 2015 @prweekuknews @PRCA_UK Be organised #bestPRcareeradvice — Rebecca Oliver (@Bring_Rebecca) March 9, 2015 The more philosophical: @prweekuknews @PRCA_UK a bit of perspective never hurts, "This is PR,not ER"! — James Baker (@Jam_Bake) March 9, 2015 @prweekuknews @PRCA_UK you're only as good as your last game — Jim Dowling (@jimdowling) March 9, 2015 @prweekuknews @PRCA_UK PR is about relationships; make & maintain them. And also, it's not what you meant, it's how it's taken — Phee Waterfield (@PheeWaterfield) March 9, 2015 @prweekuknews @PRCA_UK keep an open mind. — Sarah Gillbard (@artinore) March 9, 2015 @prweekuknews @PRCA_UK from @10yetis and it's 'don't take yourself too seriously'. Enjoy what you do, because we're pretty lucky, really. — Rich Leigh (@RichLeighPR) March 9, 2015 And the... well... @PRCA_UK as a JAE @Lynne_Franks said to be taken seriously to get a haircut, it was 80s footballer long. I did, it worked & career took off — goodkind (@goodkind) March 9, 2015 @prweekuknews @PRCA_UK NEVER suggest 3D street art in a brainstorm... — Dan Lambden (@DannyBlahBlah) March 9, 2015 Best advice was from anon Mgr at AXA "whatever u do, don't call @NickyAACampbell a C*nt live on air" @RichLeighPR @prweekuknews #wisewords — Andy Barr (@10Yetis) March 9, 2015 More on this Topic Mental health campaigner urges PR agencies to sign up to Media Charter to promote 'responsible' discussion At AdColor, 'Five Woke Women' challenge perceptions of identity in the workplace 'Ripping' culture prompts graduate journalists to flee national newspaper for PR career 14 things journalists think about PR professionals that just ain't true Public does not understand BBC's reasons for top earnings or gender pay gap, survey finds Have you registered with us yet? Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins Register Already registered? Sign in Would you like to post a comment?Please Sign in or register.