A year’s reflection: When I announced I was starting postgraduate study

Exactly one year ago today I posted this article on my blog: Why I have taken postgraduate study by the horns One quote I wanted to bring it back to was this: ‘If you were to start a full time job at age 23 and intend of retiring when you are 65, that gives you …

Intern Advice

It was only a year ago I was sitting at my computer scrolling through the depths of the internet to work out, how on earth I could land an internship.   I've blogged many times before on intern advice, interview questions for interns and even about how I stood out as an intern and landed …

Most Stressful Jobs For 2017: Journos, PRs And Broadcasters All Make The Top 10

When you think stressful jobs most of us think of a soldier or doctor, you know, situations where your job is literally LIFE OR DEATH. However, a US job website CareerCast.com (check out the study here) has unveiled its list of the 10 most stressful occupations for 2017 and it’s bad news for journalists, TV broadcasters and …

Why I GENUINELY enjoy my early morning commute

When I tell people how far I travel for work they are usually pretty shocked. And you know what.. I don't get it. Just for a bit of context I catch the train/tram to work most days (sometimes I drive) and it takes approximately between 1 - 1.5 hours. HOWEVER, I cannot begin to tell you how …

CONFESSION TIME: How I became task list OBSESSED

Before I started at my new job, I had never really made task lists. Well, I thought I had, but for some reason I was never getting to the end of them. I've recently discovered the importance in writing task lists which are both: A) accurate/acceptable B) timebound I've now learnt to divide my week …

THE GREAT DEBATE: Agency VS. In-house PR

The never ending debate. What is a better workplace - agency work or working in-house for a company? For me, I am currently an agency girl. It's hard for me to really pin point why I like it so much. I guess it forces you to become a Jack of all trades! Well actually, more …

What I was surprised about learning in my new full-time job…

November is here and for the last week or so I have been M.I.A However, please forgive me because there is a pretty good reason for this - I have a new job in a PR agency! I was lucky enough to get this job through an internship I completed  (read my tips on how to be a fabulous …