The past three months on Portland’s Graduate Programme have provided me with some amazing experiences. Starting with the immense learning curve, the great people I have met individually and the warm welcoming environment housed collectively by the whole of Portland.
The thing that struck me about working at Portland is the talent of the people around me. While it can be daunting at first, you quickly realise what an opportunity this is for you to learn and develop.
Theresa May ends 2017 having successfully built her defences around number 10 Downing Street and looks likely to soldier on for a number of years.
Partner and Head of Portland's Brexit Unit, Victoria Dean, looks back at the defining moment of Brexit in 2017 and what expect in 2018.
Martin Daubard, Senior Account Manager in Portland's Employee Engagement team, provides his insight into what will make a good corporate culture in 2018 and why organisations must manage both their internal and external communications.
Taline Yedibalian, Account Director and digital strategist, identifies the top social media trends businesses should focus on in 2018.
Alfred Jackson, Partner in Portland's Health practice, examines the political landscape in the US and why it will continue to be polarised throughout 2018 and beyond.
Portland have not just exposed me to international issues. Portland’s vast array of UK based clients has also provided me the opportunity to refine my knowledge in areas I have long neglected.
The reach in 2017 has been extraordinary and no doubt will continue to inspire fans and participants around the country.
As a graduate, there is nothing more valuable than being allowed to ‘try out’ such a diverse array of work, and nowhere more exciting to do that than in an agency full of people with experience in those fields.
Measurement and evaluation