April Fools’ Day is over for another year…phew!

We have made it past midday which means no more April Fools’ Day jokes. Did you get caught out by any stories today? Eagle-eyed Team Plum spotted a few that almost caught us out. Here’s a round up of our favourites: Longleat Safari Park Those cheeky monkeys over at Longleat almost had us with their bubble wrap […]

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A thank you letter to #TeamPlum

Here are the skills, tips and tricks I’ve learnt, copied and stolen from my colleagues at #TeamPlum during my internship, all of which I’m grateful for. The gift of foresight Before this internship, I couldn’t tell you what I was eating for breakfast tomorrow. Now, mimicking my colleagues, I’ve choreographed it so that I’ll write […]

Is an internship right for you?

With summer coming to an end, I’m also reflecting on my last 2 months being #TeamPlum’s intern and the benefits of work. With recent A level and G.C.S.E results days, #PlumHQ have been talking about the best ways to kick-start your career path and I thought I’d take this chance to triumph the benefits of […]

Successful inter-school challenge day for Somerset students

Over 60 students from six secondary schools in Somerset have taken part in the region’s largest ‘inter-school challenge day’, organised by property development company, Summerfield, in conjunction with national charity, Young Enterprise. Held at Victoria House in Taunton, the day-long challenge on 12 June 2014, gave students a real-life insight in to developing a residential […]

My first week – an internship at Plum

Slamming down the phone, jumping in the air – the internship was mine. Desperate to get my foot in the PR door and move to the big city, I’ve been excitedly taking up every opportunity possible to give myself the work experience edge over my peers and internships are the golden ticket. Deciding early on […]