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PR pros face ‘higher stress, longer hours and abuse’ during pandemic – NUJ study

PR pros face ‘higher stress, longer hours and abuse’ during pandemic – NUJ study

More than three-quarters of PR professionals have worked longer hours and many have had to deal with abuse during the coronavirus pandemic, a new study has found.

Women in PR/PRWeek Mentoring Programme – mentees revealed for biggest scheme yet

Women in PR/PRWeek Mentoring Programme – mentees revealed for biggest scheme yet

Thirty female PR professionals have been chosen as mentees for the 2020 Mentoring Programme from Women in PR and PRWeek.

Boeing restructures global comms as veteran Charlie Miller departs

Boeing restructures global comms as veteran Charlie Miller departs

Boeing’s vice-president of international communications, Charlie Miller, has retired after nearly two decades with the aerospace company. The global comms function has been restructured with international comms under the leadership of Gordon Johndroe following the departure of SVP of comms Niel Golightly.

COVID-19 'could slow progress of women in PR' – survey

COVID-19 'could slow progress of women in PR' – survey

The environment created by the coronavirus crisis is likely to slow the progress of gender equality in the industry, a global survey of female PR professionals suggests.

'Full flexibility' is key: What agencies are learning from reopening offices

'Full flexibility' is key: What agencies are learning from reopening offices

With some premises having reopened already and others set to do so in September, how are agencies tackling the return?

Having a diverse workforce isn’t just about hiring BME people, it’s about keeping them

Having a diverse workforce isn’t just about hiring BME people, it’s about keeping them

Recently, I saw a video of former West Indies cricketer Michael Holding, reflecting on the racism faced by his parents in the UK, in which he breaks down in tears.

Movers & Shakers: Number 10, PHA Group, Run, Broadcast Revolution, PRCA and more

Movers & Shakers: Number 10, PHA Group, Run, Broadcast Revolution, PRCA and more

PRWeek's weekly round-up of industry hires, departures and promotions.

Five ways I learned to cope with the return to agency life after time out

Five ways I learned to cope with the return to agency life after time out

For anyone on furlough – or for those who find themselves made redundant – finding a way back to work after time out can be tough.

From the editor-in-chief: lost revenues, big media cuts – how PR must adapt post-COVID-19

From the editor-in-chief: lost revenues, big media cuts – how PR must adapt post-COVID-19

It’s the end of July. Many of us have now been working from home continuously for 20 weeks. So how are comms professionals doing after nearly five months of this enduring crisis?

Stripe launches online training programme to support graduates

Stripe launches online training programme to support graduates

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.