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I didn't get where I am today... without putting people first

I didn't get where I am today... without putting people first

I started my career in a small north London consumer PR shop. I learned the tools of the trade very quickly and also my most valuable lesson in PR.

Vote for the best of the best from 10 years of internal comms

Vote for the best of the best from 10 years of internal comms

PRWeek's Strategic Internal Communications conference on 27 November, which brings you expert advice from IC professionals, will be holding a Decade of Achievement Awards drinks in the evening.

Rising star: Nikki Peters, senior account executive, Stand Agency

Rising star: Nikki Peters, senior account executive, Stand Agency

Nikki Peters has proved herself a natural and enthusiastic networker since joining Stand Agency as its first employee in June 2012.

Creative inspiration: Elizabeth Emanuel, fashion designer

Creative inspiration: Elizabeth Emanuel, fashion designer

Fashion designer Elizabeth Emanuel discusses her biggest influences.

Seeing red: Brainstorms will fail without better preparation

Seeing red: Brainstorms will fail without better preparation

Creative and strategy sessions often founder on a lack of planning and poor team briefings, says Dissident founder James Thellusson.

Look before you leap
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Look before you leap

Moving from permanent employment to interim work can be daunting, so do your homework, says head of interim management at VMA Group Lucinda Moores.

Blue Rubicon and We Are Social directors among hClub100 winners

Blue Rubicon and We Are Social directors among hClub100 winners

The winners in the advertising, marketing and PR category of the hClub100 awards have been revealed.

PR Internships For All seeks whole industry backing

PR Internships For All seeks whole industry backing

With 16 of the top 25 PR agencies now supporting PRWeek and the PRCA's initiative to bring a more diverse pool of graduates into the industry, all PR agencies and in-house departments are being invited to get involved.

Newsnight interviewees underestimate Evan Davis at their peril

Newsnight interviewees underestimate Evan Davis at their peril

When watching Jeremy Paxman kebab some hapless interviewee on Newsnight, I often used to wonder what possessed people to say yes to an invitation to be interviewed by him.

Careers website Plotr appoints Claremont to promote psychometric game

Careers website Plotr appoints Claremont to promote psychometric game

Careers website Plotr has brought in Claremont Social Communications to encourage more teachers to use its free psychometric careers game for 11- to 14-year-olds.

Why the CIPR's maternity leave measures must lead to a fundamental shift

Why the CIPR's maternity leave measures must lead to a fundamental shift

Under one arm, you are cradling your baby. In the other, you are clutching your mobile phone briefing the editor of Newsnight on behalf of a client.