How To Focus in The Christmas Period

I don't know what it's like for other students, but for me December is a hot spot for deadlines. I have a few essays due in either before or after Christmas, and some into January as well. This can be really stressful for the Christmas period when all you really want to do is stroll…

The Ethical Code of Working With Each Other

This week at University we began our plans for our group work, and interestingly our tutor set us the task of compiling a list of 10 rules that we should follow during that time. While creating the list I realised that they were pretty much the standard rules, sometimes unspoken ones, of how we should…

Mental Health in the Workplace

I’ve always been someone who has an extreme interest in mental health and how it is represented in the workplace, being someone who suffers from anxiety myself. It is even more worrying knowing that I want to go into a profession like PR, where the expectation is that you are always “switched on” and it…

The Trouble with PR and Reputation

It’s ironic really, considering the role of a public relations professional is to work on reputation and protect it from damages. So why can’t PR profs create a better representation of themselves? In PR Week, a study showed that nine in ten people believe that PR is used by people to deceive the public, 22%…