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The PR jobs market: Your May update on the PRmoment Podcast

Welcome to a new PRmoment Podcast format where we look at the PR job market with Dean Founder & PR Recruitment Director at Latte.

We talk about all things PR recruitment - looking at some of the biggest moves we’ve seen recently and discuss some of the trends in the PR job market at the moment

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Here is a summary of what Dean and I discussed:

2 mins Dean tells us some of the most interesting people move that have caught his eye.

3.30 mins Dean gives us his PR jobs market barometer update.

“We haven't seen a slowdown in the hiring spree…it’s still a candidate-driven market…we’ve seen a plateau in salary increases.”

“You’d be hard-pressed to get an AE for £24K, it’s starting at £26/27K”

“We’re still seeing a lot of the small and medium-sized agencies who maybe don’t have such a strong brand in the market have jobs open for up to 6 months, they really struggle to attract talent”

8.30 mins Dean gives talks about PRmoment’s Top PR 10 Jobs feature and why there are some great PR roles out there in the market.

10 mins Dean talks about why it’s often harder to recruit in PR outside of London.

13 mins Dean tells us what are the main drivers for people leaving agencies at the moment.

17.30 mins Why it’s important for PR agencies to build a good brand.

19 mins How do PR employers get the recruitment process wrong?

“Hiring managers rarely prepare for the interview!”

“There are a few hiring managers out there who make candidates feel uncomfortable from the outset”

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