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public relations | human resources | recruitment
How PR met HR 
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Once upon a time, people would be content to turn up to work, do their time, and wait patiently for the pay cheque at the end of the month. According to HR experts, those days are over. Now we all want so much...
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Housing comms | Housing pr | Housing media relations
Top takeaways from the Inside Housing Comms Conference
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If you follow See Media on Twitter, you may have already seen us talking about some of the discussions from this year’s Inside Housing Communications Conference. A number of themes emerged from the comms event and here, we’ve identified the...
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Social experiment | See Media | Housing PR
The social experiment
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I can’t remember a time when social media didn’t exist. So it’s often surreal when I speak to a marketing or comms manager about their organisation's social strategy and hear they simply don’t have one. Having worked in PR for...
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Publications | See Media
Why publications still matter and six steps to success
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Rapid-fire social media and video are brilliant tools, but there is still an important role for publications – if they are done well There are myriad ways to reach your customers. Some of the most effective communication is done really...
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Proactive PR | See Media
How PRoactive is your organisation?
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PR often means different things to different people. Traditionally, organisations have viewed PR as something that only needs to be managed in response to a crisis. While PR is undeniably essential when things go wrong, it doesn’t mean that you should forget about it when the crisis...
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Thought leadership | Spending review
Time for real thought leadership  
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Does anyone know what's going on at the moment? Amidst continuing political uncertainty and with a potential general election looming, it is time for housing professionals to prove that they, at least, know exactly what needs to be achieved for their...
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Social media lessons from the 'Insta Generation'
Social media lessons from the ‘Insta Generation’
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At 17-years-old, I am a very experienced Instagram user. Part of generation Z, I'm one of the world’s social media children. I've had an Instagram account since early on in senior school. However, even a social media savvy teen has...
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Are UK housing organisations making the most from PR?
Are UK housing organisations making the most from PR?
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Before joining the See Media team in May, I worked for a technical PR agency specialising in science and technology. While this may seem like a drastic change to many, the transition to consulting on campaigns in the housing sector...
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Six tips to harness LinkedIn for your communications
Six tips to harness LinkedIn for your communications
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Improving the use of your own communication channels is one of the biggest issues we have been working with clients on in the past couple of years. Whether it is your organisation’s website, social media or face-to-face events, these opportunities...
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Why celebrating tenants must always be a PR objective
Why celebrating tenants must always be a PR objective
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As governments have come and gone, and ideas for national tenants' organisations have been exalted and faded away, thousands of residents have carried on regardless, working on behalf of their communities. Across the UK, these individuals put huge amounts of...
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