This is my third year writing a New Year’s resolutions article for professionals in the context of their professional profiles and brands. It’s that time of year again where we are constantly confronted with tips and tricks to improve our lives after the overindulgence at Christmas. There’s a lot to be said for taking stock and sometimes making less change and, instead, recognising and continuing to … Continue reading New Year, Same You – 2020 Resolutions for Professionals
This week, I attended Capacity Europe in London with my Spearline colleagues Liam Dunne, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and Mark Rohan, Head of Enterprise Solutions. Capacity Europe is Europe’s largest event uniting the global connectivity industry. We were among 150 exhibitors and over 60 global connectivity leaders with 90 countries represented. As Spearline is a niche technology company, Capacity Europe is a platform for us … Continue reading Why Spearline’s footprint is global in more ways than one
*This interview was originally published on Irish Tech News* What is your background briefly? I am a PR and communications professional with over a decade of experience gained through both consultancy and in-house roles. I recently took up an in-house role at Spearline in Skibbereen, Co Cork, which is very exciting and rewarding. I hold a PRII Certificate in Crisis Communications and Issues Management, a … Continue reading Why I relocated to West Cork to work for innovative technology company Spearline
At the official opening of the new Spearline headquarters, Daniel Mulhall, the Ambassador of Ireland to the USA, speaking to the audience. Photo by Dermot Sullivan. Last month, we had the official opening of the new Spearline headquarters by Daniel Mulhall, the Ambassador of Ireland to the USA, in Skibbereen, Co Cork. The launch event was attended by over 200 guests from the business community … Continue reading Spearline HQ launch brings me back to my favourite Steve Jobs quote
After celebrating its first birthday last month in the West Cork Hotel, this month, Network Ireland West Cork is hosting a ‘Women in STEM’ event in The Whale’s Tail Bistro, The Waterfront, Clonakilty, Co Cork. The event will take place on Monday, April 29, 2019, at 6pm – 9pm and will focus on how women are making an impact in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and … Continue reading Network Ireland West Cork to Host ‘Women in STEM’ event in Clonakilty on April 29
In my last blog, I discussed how PR has progressed in the past decade. For those of you who are still not convinced, read on… Every individual, business or organisation that wants to manage their communications or be seen, heard, recognised or positioned as industry leaders needs PR. Do you want to connect with employees, customers, neighbours, media or politicians, known as stakeholder engagement? Do … Continue reading How Do You Know If You Need PR?
In a nutshell, PR connects you and your stakeholders. It assists in raising awareness of, and / or helps to protect, your brand. It is as diverse as it is interesting, as different techniques are applied depending on a client’s requirements and the nature of a campaign. My journey to a career in PR stemmed from my law degree, due to my interest in research … Continue reading PR – Then and Now