first year of pr blog

6 Key Learnings from My First Year Working in PR

My first 18 months working in the communications industry has been a combination of many things, however the most obvious words to describe it are exciting and challenging As my first full-time gig, the experience working at P4 Group has offered me ample opportunities to grow as an emerging professional, as well as teaching me plenty of lessons along the way Whether you’re chasing your dream grad job or have just commenced your first PR role in an agency, hopefully my experience in the first 12 months working agency-side will help prepare you for yours! Since my very first Introduction to Public Relations in a lecture at QUT, I knew this was an industry I wanted to be in and with

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5 Ways to Make Your Internship Work for You

The adage ‘practice makes perfect’ has never resonated more than the day I walked into my first internship - bright eyed and bushy tailed, with a solid GPA and unrivalled enthusiasm only a 19-year-old was capable of Not only would I soon realise nothing I had been learning throughout the semester applied in this office, but I would also grow to understand that practice was key, and a solid university result did not equate to a perfectly crafted media release Amidst the red pen mark-ups on my writing and, what seemed like never-ending media list development, grew confidence and skills that only an on-the-job education could teach Soon, days would become weeks and those weeks would

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