Given the rapid pace of change in recent years it may at first glance appear impossible to predict what the future may hold for public relations, but I think there are some things we can almost say for certain. (more…)
It still somewhat irks me that the more junior members of our body have little say in the direction it takes, despite what the CIPR itself was planning a little over a year ago.
That being said, the candidate I would vote for – had I the ability to do so – is actively engaging with and listening to the views of practitioners who, like me, are still in the early stages of their PR careers.
It highlights the same issues we have seen in these reports for the last few years and despite lots of talk about becoming more professional, tackling a lack of diversity and gender imbalance, it seems little has changed. (more…)
Last night – despite the shocking weather – I attended the AGM of the Yorkshire and Lincolnshire regional group of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).
After the main body of the meeting – I won’t bore you with the details thereof – Alastair McCapra, four months into his tenure as the professional body’s CEO addressed the group outlining plans for the future.