15 February

How to Contact a Top PR Agency about a Job Opening (Tips for New Public Relations Pros)

Job hunting is scary - we totally get it. Instead of looking at the job process as intimidating, it's important to look at it as a learning experience and an opportunity to reveal your talent and worth! An interview is the necessary key to unlock the door to your dream job. Like anything in life, you have a greater chance of success if you are armed…

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13 February

21 FREE Stock Image Resources for Social Media, PR & Content Marketing

These days, PR and marketing professionals need an arsenal of images to pull from in order to keep pace online. Having the right images to align with a brand’s digital storytelling is not just about making something look pretty to garner a few extra likes, the right images can help to drive conversions and keep companies top of mind. According to a study by Jeff Bullas,…

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13 February

Want A Job With Great Work-Life Balance? Choose A Career In Digital Marketing

According to recent statistics from Ernst & Young, it’s getting harder than ever to balance work and personal life. Globally, 46 percent of managers are working more than 40 hours weekly, and four in 10 managers say their hours have increased over the past five years. The biggest reported obstacles to achieving work-life balance were stagnant income growth (49 percent) and increasing demands at work (48…

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9 February

How to get hired by a PR firm next year

Public relations work may be glamorous, but before you can start hosting cocktail parties and socialising with journalists you will have to battle your way to an entry level position in PR. Unless you are a postgraduate PR student from Fitzwilliam Institute... Fitzwilliam Institute’s Postgraduate Diploma in Public Relations with Arranged Work Experience is one of Ireland’s longest running PR courses. Practical and career-focused, our PR…

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8 February

Our event profit went from €4000 last year to over €10,000 this year

Clodagh Fleming was in this 2017's top 3 for Event Industry Awards' "Event Manager of the Year" category. Her event, Rith na Lochanna 5k,  was also been shortlisted for "Best Sporting Event". She took the time out of her very busy schedule to share her experience and expertise in Event Management with aspiring event managers. First of all, can you tell us a little bit about…

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5 February

5 digital marketing interview preparation tips

Interviewing for a digital marketing job can be a stressful experience, especially when you’re new to the industry. The key to beating the nervousness and do well in your job interview is preparation. To help you prepare, we listed 5 tips that you can use to impress your potential employer and make yourself a top candidate for any digital marketing job. 1. Don’t be afraid to…

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29 January

How to get into Events (the easy way)

Do you want to be successful in the dynamic, challenging and rewarding field of Events Management? Achieving your Events career goals is easier than you might think. Just like Louise McCarron, who is now working with a national charity, or like Lisa Nolan, who is now part of the team organising all of the big, memorable events in the capital city. See their stories here. Working…

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15 January

5 tips to get a job in digital marketing

Fancy a career in digital marketing? Following some of the tips listed below may help you get ahead in your search for the job you want or at least help to get a foot in the door. 1. Stay up-to-date Digital marketing is a fast-growing industry and very competitive one. By showing that you are doing everything you can to stay up to date with what is going…

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11 January

4 Ways to Train Employees Effectively

Traditional training methods aren’t living up to expectations. In a recent InterCall survey of over 200 employees, one-third said their company’s techniques aren’t a productive use of time and another third said they weren’t interesting or engaging. Fortunately, with improvements in technology, it’s now easier for employers to utilize a variety of interactive training models that cater to different learning techniques. By incorporating a mix of training methods,…

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11 January

5 content distribution strategies for 2018

Google loves quality content. Your visitors love content. But writing content for the sake of writing content simply makes no sense. If your marketing department has a mandate that you must write x number of blog posts per month, you need to change direction — and here’s why. On WordPress alone, 86.4 million blog posts are published every month. That’s a lot of content! Sadly, most of the content that’s posted…

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