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4 July 2024

PR’s ageism problem – ‘the sector is getting left behind’

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PR’s ageism problem – ‘the sector is getting left behind’

How bad is the problem of ageism in PR, and how should the sector respond? Comms recruitment specialists speak frankly about an issue that risks holding the industry back.

Amanda Fone, founder and chief executive of f1 Recruitment Limited highlights the issue succinctly: “Age in the workplace is the final protected characteristic to get the attention it needs, and the comms sector, with an average age of about 27 years, especially in agencies, needs to improve its ability to hire and retain multi-generational teams.”

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