has revealed that around 40 per cent of successful financial PR
applicants came from backgrounds outside of PR.
The Show you the Money report from PR recruitment specialists The Works discovered that many
companies are looking for broader skills in order to meet their
With a strong demand for good people and relevant sector
experience, strong applicants were recruited quickly and for higher
rates than in previous years, which could be of interest to recent
Commenting on the trend, Sarah Leembruggen, managing partner at The
Works said: "Throughout 2007 there has been a significant rise in
the number of people entering financial PR from alternative
careers, in fact we've seen a significant ten per cent increase
from 2006 figures."
She added that people such as bankers, analysts, accountants,
lawyers and journalists have all switched to PR, attracted by
shorter hours and larger salaries.
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companies earning up to £35k OTE
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