I used to be a complete blabbermouth, it’s hard to believe I know! What I mean by that is that I use to say what sprung to mind straight away, no matter how politically correct or incorrect. Which in a way was bad but in a way it was also good. The bad thing is … Continue reading Getting involved in heated topics and issues
Loaded questions, right?? That’s what I thought, I also thought there are not many professions that obsess with ethics as much as communicators and therefore I was intrigued to know more. Get some insight and real thoughts and ideas of people working in the sector. Therefore, this blog post will be about my journey while … Continue reading Are corporate communication leaders the corporate conscience? : How can they contribute to corporate ethics? Part One, Setting the scene
I have a friend who is a musician. He’s quite well established in Iceland. He once told me about the process of writing, recording etc. the whole production circle. Now that I am looking for a job his words keep popping up in my head as he described the whole process as: “You are putting … Continue reading Keeping on a brave face while job hunting
While I studied, I frequently got asked questions such as: “What does a Corporate Communicator do?”, “What does one do with such a degree?” etc. First off, one searches for a job. A daunting, longwinded process that I am going through at the moment. I keep telling myself the dream job is just around the … Continue reading “What is it you’ll be doing then??”
As the #prstudent blog competition is coming to an end I have been looking over the past few months. Over my studies, my blog, my personal life etc. and I can truly say I have grown a lot. Whilst going through this growth I have also learned a lot about myself. Study life When it … Continue reading 10 months in Leeds…
“Oh are so you are a lawyer? …I am going through a nasty divorce at the moment, what would you do if you were in my situation…….?” “A nurse? Impressive! Would it be inappropriate if I showed you something?” These are the types of questions people in certain professions may expect. The nurse one is … Continue reading Do you mind sorting my problems out for free and do it quickly please!
Selling things, tangible and intangible is something I am good at. However, I keep it a bit quiet as I do not want to be a sales person, per se. Don’t get me wrong I like working in sales, some of the sales jobs I have done, I have in fact loved! I love helping … Continue reading Surrounded by sales!
This week has been a blast for me. First of we covered one of my favourite topics in our communication class: Ethics! One of the things we spoke about when things may be legal but may not seem ethical or may simply be neither. It made me think of all the different dilemmas and all … Continue reading A week of Ethics and personal growth
I am afraid of flying… well I am VERY afraid of flying. I still travel but it’s a struggle. I do not fly within Iceland as I do not like to fly in small airplanes where you can feel every “bump”. I used to take anxiety pills before flying but nowadays I try to breath … Continue reading When studies hit home
I am at a point in my studies where I have to consider what my final dissertation should be about. When I did my undergrads it was fairly simple. I had the motivation of wanting to see if all the voices around me were right. Are PR practitioners unethical? What kind of ethical framework do … Continue reading Dissertation distress