Seven ways to get a job in PR, even with no experience

As originally discussed on the Prohibition PR website, setting that first foot onto the career ladder can be quite daunting in this era of extreme job competition. University students often come to realise that the world of PR is quite different to how they understood it whilst learning in lecture halls. Just a fresher, recently graduated or with no experience of anything at all – these three things can seem to limit your opportunity to bag yourself a job in the PR industry. But worry not, there is always something that can be done, after all, nobody is born with experience…

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How To Change Your Career Path After Your Degree

It’s subject that perplexes a lot of us, how best to change our career after our degree. There is nothing quite so disheartening as the growing realisation that you’ve chosen the wrong subject or career path. But it’s not too late to forge a career in the area you want, here are some tips on how to go about it: Positive thinking Have a long hard think about what it is you want to do. Don’t put any barriers or objections in your way. Simply think positively, out of all the things in the world, what would you most enjoy,…

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My placement hell

The second year of a sandwich degree course is harder than anyone will ever let on to you. Not only do you have to secure a placement year. But second year actually counts towards your final degree (unlike first year), and the difficulty of work also steps up a gear. On top of this you can physically feel final year and adulthood looming above you.When you attend lectures or workshops run by the careers or placements office, the first week will likely be an introduction. They will tell you why you should do a placement year – although it’s likely…

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2016, here we are. How did we get here? The scary step of plunging in to your final year of university and the realisation that a passable essay cannot in fact be written in the early hours of the morning it’s due. On top of all this, students are beginning to worry about their future employability and what they’re actually going to do with their lives after the graduation Instagram has been uploaded. If you were in fact one of those people that left your essays to the night before, or even the day it was due – chances are…

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Why all students should blog

I have been blogging since July 2014 as a way to keep my self busy during my long summer holiday. I didn’t have a job and needed something to take up my time. I had been reading beauty blogs for years, and whilst I knew that a beauty blog wasn’t for me, I did some research and realised that there were so many blogs out there documenting student experience, and that I could do that too. So, on one rainy afternoon, Another Student Blog was born. After doing this for over a year, I strongly believe that all students should take…

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