INTERVIEW WITH A LEADER: General Sir Nicholas Carter

by Paul MacKenzie-Cummins, Editor and Managing Director of ClearlyPR  One of the fastest growing trends within the recruitment sector since the end of the recession has been the increased focus on branding – the way in which agencies and search firms are perceived by clients and candidates. But rather than always looking inward to see …

Head space: Why taking time out of the business makes you more creative in it

Britain is synonymous with having a long working hours culture. But research shows that this is not only having a detrimental impact on our ability to create sound business ideas that can make our organisation’s more competitive, it is making us unproductive too. A recent study carried out by the Institute of Directors and Land …

LinkedIn Publishing: The under-utilised weapon in your marketing armoury

By now, we’re all well aware of the importance of social media. After all, we’re forever being told about its power and how we need to incorporate it into our PR plans. Facebook, Twitter, Google+, you name it – it’s constant, but less well known seems to be the use of LinkedIn. Sure, LinkedIn is …

Keep on talking: How HR and PR can add to the bottom line

If the recession taught us anything, it is that an organisation’s HR and PR fucntions are inextricably linked. Brought together by crisis theirs is a marriage that serves as a sobering reminder of the need to give parity to communicating what is happening within the organisations as well as what is going on ‘out there’ …