#PRstudent: why bother blogging?

After being named one of the top PR blogs in the UK by Vuelio, last week blog MK has been shortlisted to Richard Bailey’s selection for the Britain’s best PR student blog. In response to Richard’s post, I decided to write why I started writing a blog and how it helped me in building my future career. Because it hugely did!

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Networking for students: tips from the comms professionals (3/3)

Network like a pro!

In the past weeks I covered a few aspects of networking. I wrote two pieces on how students can approach it and make the most of it. These were the insights from my little experience. For this piece, I reached out to the experienced comms practitioners and academics to find out what is their networking advice for students.

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Networking for students: events (1/3)

Making PR students best networkers!

Making PR students better networkers!

Public relations business is all about people. It’s about creating and maintaining relationships. Networking is not a rocket science. It’s a bit of common sense, hint of bravery and a portion of people skills. The earlier you start networking, the better you become at it. You’ll also be able to build a diverse network. In this mini-series, I’ll share some of my advice and insights on how to be a better student-networker.

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Month in the PR(CA) events: October

A view from the Burson-Marsteller offices.

A stunning view from the Burson-Marsteller offices.

I do love the industry events. Especially those organised by the PRCA. They always bring so much value and teach me so much. This month, I managed to attend eight of those. I attended the events tackling different aspects of the industry — I heard about gender pay gap in PR, digital and how it impacts the comms and how travel journalists like being approached. So much information and insights gained in less than 31 days!

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