Brand building and communications agency Boldspace has created a work experience scheme that targets talent from disadvantaged backgrounds and aims to address the “archaic, nepotistic and unproductive structure” of traditional work experience.
In an effort to attract candidates from more varied backgrounds and move away from being “London-centric”, Golin and Virgo Health have begun actively recruiting people from across the country on flexible working arrangements, PRWeek has learned.
All staff at Unlimited agencies – which include Fever, Nelson Bostock and Health Unlimited – will receive the training to be accredited Mental Health Champions. Usually this type of training is provided to only a handful of staff.
Women working in public affairs face increasing levels of sexual harassment and complain of being talked over or their ideas stolen by men, while the pandemic has also taken a toll on their mental health, a survey shown exclusively to PRWeek reveals.
The W Communications founder says the industry needs to inspire primary school-aged children in outreach programmes, while Xaxis director Akama Davies says the industry is at a disadvantage to other professions in attracting diverse talent.
The latest Government edict means the industry has had to step back from reopening our offices and people should go back to working from home where possible. We don't yet know the impact of this policy on the wellbeing of our teams, but the issue will only escalate as we enter winter with no clear end in sight.
For anyone on furlough – or for those who find themselves made redundant – finding a way back to work after time out can be tough.
Stripe Communications has launched a virtual academy to provide free, online training for graduates looking to start a career in communications as the job market remains challenging.
Half of agencies yet to make redundancies, while two-thirds of businesses have already introduced pay cuts for all staff, survey shows.
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