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for CANDIDATES: LinkedIn, CV & interview tips

Whether you're interested in Agency or In-House roles, PR Futures' Tips for Candidates include vital CV, LinkedIn and Interview Advice.

PR & Communications CVs - Simple Dos and Don'ts

A few tips from a PR recruiter who has seen far too many bad CVs! A companion article for our guide to writing a killer PR & Communications CV. read more

Added on 04.06.2016

Interview Questions You're Likely to be Asked - and How to Respond

At interview and asked something seemingly random? Your interviewer is likely trying to build a picture of you the person, rather than you the worker. read more

Added on 06.04.2016

Words you should really stay away from on your LinkedIn profile

There are certain words that make recruiters' eyes glaze over when they read them. Stop your LinkedIn profile looking like thousands of others. read more

Added on 02.04.2014

Looking like a 'Jack of All Trades' Can Hurt Employment Prospects

Don't overwhelm or distract employers with pages of skills that don't relate to the job in hand; instead, let your key skills find you your dream job. read more

Added on 24.02.2014

CVs still vital in recruitment, so get spelling and grammar right!

With the emphasis on social media these days, you might be forgiven for thinking that a LinkedIn profile could replace a CV, but you'd be dead wrong. read more

Added on 19.03.2012

Interviews - What an Employer is Really Looking For

The questions a candidate is asked at their PR job interview should all be to determine three things: strengths, motivation and fit. read more

Added on 15.02.2012

What I tell every candidate...

New research confirms what I've always told candidates: limp handshakes are bad news! Spotted on http://www.dailymail.co.uk/

Added on 30.11.2011