Making the most of meetings as a junior PR practitioner

In The Economist, Bartleby writes about how unproductive meetings are. The columnist proposes the principle that “80% of of the time of 80% of the people in meetings is wasted”. I can’t talk about advantages of meetings for more senior members of teams, but I know that this definitely isn’t true for the most junior practitioners — meetings can teach you a lot. Here’s how to make the most of them.

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Managing the inbox chaos

I’ve recently started a full-time role in PR (yay!). One of the things that I didn’t realise might be as challenging, is managing inbox. I’ve never thought that I’d be getting 50-100 emails per day. Some of these messages are more important than others, but all of these should be, at least, read. Here’s what methods I use not to drown in the sea of emails.

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