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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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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.

Interviews and features: 2014 in review

Interviews and features: 2014 in review

PRWeek looks back at some of the best in-depth pieces from 2014, including interviews with Sir Martin Sorrell, Harold Burson and Mary Portas, as well as features on subjects ranging from climate change and ISIS to the industry's maternity practices and supermarket Christmas campaigns.

Male modelling, David Blaine and bullshit detectors: Flack's Power Book Alternative Awards

Male modelling, David Blaine and bullshit detectors: Flack's Power Book Alternative Awards

What are the top five reasons for getting into PR? And what app ideas would the industry's top brass love to share with the world? Flack presents his own Alternative Awards from entrants to this year's PRWeek Power Book, which lists the most influential players in UK PR.

Mental Wealth: Why we should not kid ourselves

Mental Wealth: Why we should not kid ourselves

Overconfidence that we know more than we actually do means we rarely take adequate precautions to deal with life's perils.

Sector prepares for launch of PRWeek's Power Book

Sector prepares for launch of PRWeek's Power Book

Senior figures from across the industry will gather in Westminster this evening for the launch of the Power Book, PRWeek's guide to the most influential people in UK PR.

Creative inspiration: Cassetteboy

Creative inspiration: Cassetteboy

The duo behind the viral remix of David Cameron's speech last month tell PRWeek what inspires them.

Seeing red: Plain speaking is good thinking

Seeing red: Plain speaking is good thinking

Why use complex phrases to describe simple actions? It doesn't make sense, says Lucy Willatt, account director, corporate and professional services, The PR Office.

Agony Uncle: Halving happiness, content marketing and a higher purpose?

Agony Uncle: Halving happiness, content marketing and a higher purpose?

The co-author of PR Today and Richmond University's professor of PR gives it to you straight.

Mental wealth: Take a trip on the memory train

Mental wealth: Take a trip on the memory train

Our resident psychologist says if you want to develop new skills, forget learning by rote and hone the ability to retrieve key information under pressure.