In this episode, Dionne Lew and Trevor Young sit down with Simon Lusty, who heads up recruitment brands Aquent, Firebrand Talent and Vitamin T, and Charlotte Flood, senior talent manager for Firebrand Talent.
Broadly the topic of discussion focuses on recruitment trends in the PR and communications space, and what companies and organisations – including PR agencies – are looking for in terms of talent.
Dionne, Trevor, Simon and Charlotte touch on the following throughout the course of the conversation:
- generalists versus specialists
- social media, content creation and digital skills
- writing and the role of journalists
- upward personal growth and continuing learning
- the importance of building strategic capability at a junior level
- the power of curiosity
Connect with Simon on Twitter – @simonlusty
Connect with Charlotte on Twitter – @lottieflood