Top 5 Reasons Why I Chose Public Relations

“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.” – Daniel J. Boorstin

I remember when I was young the first thing I ever wanted to be was a fireman (surprise, surprise) – I think every young boy goes through that phase. Then in the early high school years I wanted to be a computer engineer, because I thought I’d just sit around all day playing with screwdrivers and microchips. Plus I fancied myself building a cool-looking Terminator type thingy.

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Salary Overview: PR & Communications in Australia

I recently did some research on MyCareer – an Australian job search service – about starting salaries of PR and communication professionals in Australia, and I came across some pretty interesting figures.

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8 Career Paths from PR & Marketing Professionals

A few weeks back I reached out to a few dozen PR / marketing / communication professionals; asking them about their first step into the industry, their career paths and what type of advice they’d give to aspiring students or people wanting to make a transition.

Fortunately, my emails weren’t totally ignored – quite the contrary actually – and I received overwhelming responses from the professionals in UK, United States and of course, Australia.

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