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Sarah Stimson
Sarah Stimson was previously a recruiter specialising in PR. These days she spend her time baking cakes, writing and running a PR internship programme.
Interests: PR, recruitment, internships, diversity, dogs, cats, writing, cakes
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This blog has now been moved to www.stimsonsarah.com Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2011 at Offer and Acceptance
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If you work in PR and you’re on Twitter, there’s a good chance that the people you follow are a mixture of colleagues, acquaintances and recommendations. How do you go about finding the really influential players in the industry, and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2011 at Offer and Acceptance
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Do you dread that part of the job interview when you get a question that you just don’t know how to answer? Never fear, here’s a run down of five common interview questions and how to approach them. What are... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2011 at Offer and Acceptance
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The world of recruitment is changing. More employers and recruitment agencies are turning to social media to find PR talent. If you are looking for a job in PR how should you be using social media tools to find your... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2011 at Offer and Acceptance
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Three times a year I go through dozens of graduate applications for the Taylor Bennett Foundation PR programme. Each time, I am dazzled by the research and care that have gone into filling in some of these forms. However, I... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2011 at Offer and Acceptance
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Since 2008, Taylor Bennett has set out to address the lack of ethnic diversity in the PR industry with an innovative PR training and internship programme. For ten weeks, six black and minority ethnic graduates are given intensive PR training,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2011 at Offer and Acceptance
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Recently, Lexis PR was accepting applications for its graduate scheme. Among them, one grad sent a box of cupcakes to show that they stood out... and Lexis’ HR team tweeted about it. This isn’t the first time I’ve come across... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2011 at Offer and Acceptance
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As more and more firms extend their Christmas closing hours, it can feel like you’ve been out of the office forever. Lots of people feel a bit blue in January. Summer holidays are a while away, the excitement of Christmas... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2011 at Offer and Acceptance
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Q. I like to keep my work and home life quite separate but my firm is throwing a Christmas party and I am feeling under pressure to attend. How can I avoid it? A. Some people are not natural party... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2010 at Offer and Acceptance
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Last Thursday I went to a really fantastic conference, Bright One’s Impress London. And I’m not just saying that because I was a speaker. Aimed at students and graduates looking to get into a career in PR. There was a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2010 at Offer and Acceptance
Great to see you again yesterday Stuart. Sorry we didn't to have more of a chat. Certainly for us at Indigo Red social media is continuing to push the boundries for PR recruitment. Our PR Job Watch group on Facebook is growing by the day!
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Delivering the PR was a day of mind busting information. I'm quaking - and inspired to start a blog. http://wedlog.typepad.com/wedlog/ Best Sarah
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