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Why does an industry that is two-thirds female serve women so badly when they have kids?

Why does an industry that is two-thirds female serve women so badly when they have kids?

Next Monday, PR professionals will attend a 'hack day' at the CIPR headquarters where a topic for debate will be how to stem the tide of skilled female practitioners leaving PR because of unsatisfactory maternity and return-to-work practices.

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Edelman, Engine, WS and Karma among Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For

Edelman, Engine, WS and Karma among Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For

Edelman, Engine, Weber Shandwick and Karma Communications, the owner of PR agency Kaper, have been named among the 100 best large UK firms to work for by The Sunday Times.

Golin 'shakes up' recruitment with mentoring scheme to increase diversity

Golin has partnered with the Taylor Bennett Foundation (TBF) for an initiative aimed at boosting diversity across the PR industry.

Government Communications Service signs PRCA deal, boosting trade body membership 23 per cent

The Government Communications Service has signed a deal with the PRCA that will see around 3,000 of its personnel join the organisation.

Creative staff with the drive to make a difference
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Creative staff with the drive to make a difference

The right depth of expertise on subject matter, combined with a broad range of talent, is the key to achieving fully integrated work - across industries, practices and the globe, says Jim Donaldson, UK managing director of FleishmanHillard.

How we keep our secret ingredient fresh
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How we keep our secret ingredient fresh

Company culture is the lifeblood of an organisation and we have protected ours by ensuring junior staff learn from the masters and everyone feels inspired and motivated, says Portland head of HR and talent Gill Robinson.

How can business better engage millennials?

How can business better engage millennials?

I've lost count of the amount of articles I have read that criticise millennials, saying we are self-obsessed, lazy, entitled and non-committal.

Pitching it perfectly to talent
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Pitching it perfectly to talent

Colette Brown, co-founder of Prospect, offers some tips on how to win the most important pitch of all - hiring the best candidates.

Why 'Dear Sir/Madam' won't get you into PR

Why 'Dear Sir/Madam' won't get you into PR

On my desk I currently have well over 150 CVs applying for a new graduate role.

Rana Reeves and Jackie Cooper to chair PRCA's Diversity Network

The PRCA has appointed John Doe PR founder Rana Reeves and Jackie Cooper, global chair of creative strategy at Edelman, to co-chair its Diversity Network.

We Are Social launches 2015 graduate training scheme

We Are Social launches 2015 graduate training scheme

We Are Social is launching its second graduate training programme to recruit new talent into the agency at entry level.