How did I do? Eight questions that applicants should ask at a PR job interview

How did I do? Eight questions that applicants should ask at a PR job interview

It's January, which means job boards ploughing money into ad campaigns in an attempt to give us all itchy feet...

PR industry's failure to predict Trump is part of a bigger picture

PR industry's failure to predict Trump is part of a bigger picture

Comms practitioners do not get out enough and mix outside of a certain familiar demographic - and in not doing so they fail to deliver the quality of advice that they could.

Nonsense about regional offices making agencies 'diverse' needs to end

Nonsense about regional offices making agencies 'diverse' needs to end

Diversity is a serious issue for public relations. If you're an agency with a regional office pretending this makes you diverse, please stop.

From DWP to the Met: Applying Government planning to internal comms at the UK's largest force

From DWP to the Met: Applying Government planning to internal comms at the UK's largest force

This year will see a major shake-up of the Metropolitan Police's internal comms, with the Government Communication Service's approach to planning and evaluation to be applied to Britain's biggest police force.

Want to tackle diversity? Dump the diversity circus

Want to tackle diversity? Dump the diversity circus

I was born in Tanzania to a Ugandan father and a Rwandan-Tanzanian mother. I'm always surprised by those that talk about Africa as if it's a country and Africans as if we are all the same.

Flack on Friday: Agency boss changes name to Mr PR (seriously), plus cats, food sex, pop stars and football Tom-foolery

Flack on Friday: Agency boss changes name to Mr PR (seriously), plus cats, food sex, pop stars and football Tom-foolery

In Flack this week: Agency chief takes new name after losing bet, Weber trainee hits the right notes, and which PR agency has added an extra pay day to lift employees' January blues?

'I never knew that being black and a woman would be such a barrier to getting into PR'

'I never knew that being black and a woman would be such a barrier to getting into PR'

Tamsin*, 25, from north west London is black British. She studied marketing and media communications at the University of East London before seeking her first job in the industry.

Diversity in PR: Industry struggling to arrest 'achingly slow' progress

Diversity in PR: Industry struggling to arrest 'achingly slow' progress

Despite the detriment to its work and reputation, the PR industry is still struggling to think differently about how it can diversify its workforce.

Golin to offer free London accommodation to new interns

Golin to offer free London accommodation to new interns

Golin has pledged to house new interns rent-free in London Zones One or Two for their first month, and offer an interest-free loan for a deposit and first month's rent in the capital.

From hack to flack - the 'dark side' isn't as dark as you think

From hack to flack - the 'dark side' isn't as dark as you think

Over my 18 years or so in B2B journalism it's clear to me that the two professions share many of the same skills and attributes - and that the disciplines are rapidly converging.