What Makes a Great Mentor?

by Barbara Melchin

Vice President, Human Resources, Western Region
January 15, 2019

What Makes a Great Mentor?

H+K HER’s mentorHER program provides women opportunities to engage with women across the firm, discuss challenges and opportunities, broaden their networks, and diversify their perspectives. And for men and women interested in mentorship through a global lens, we have the Global Virtual Mentoring Program. But there are also those mentorships that blossom naturally when you meet someone within the firm or … Read more

H+K hires Scott Dodsworth to lead public affairs in UK

January 31, LONDON – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), the international public relations agency, has appointed Scott Dodsworth, a public affairs and reputational management specialist with a long career of international government counsel, to head up H+K’s public affairs team in the UK with a specific focus initially on the Energy, Industrials and Defence sectors. Dodsworth said, … Read more

H+K Strengthens Global Leadership With Elevation of Kate Augustine to Global Head of Talent & Human Resources

NEW YORK – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) today announced that Kate Augustine, currently Global Head of Talent has been elevated to a new role bringing together H+K’s global talent and HR functions. Augustine joined H+K two years ago from McKinsey where she led the analytics recruiting function and spearheaded several talent initiatives for experienced and senior … Read more

Insight: January 2019 Winter Session

House Returns – Election Countdown Begins The House of Commons returned from its holiday recess on January 28th.  It will be a brief but busy few months, with only 14 weeks of Parliamentary business before the House of Commons is dissolved for the election. The next six months are expected to be hyper-political as all … Read more

Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada Appoints Ivan Ross Vrána to Lead National Cannabis Practice

TORONTO, January 29, 2019 – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ivan Ross Vrána to National Director of its Cannabis Practice. Widely recognized as an industry leading expert in the field of medical and adult recreational cannabis, Ivan Ross’ experience in the sector dates to his time with Health Canada where … Read more

Indeed "Job of The Fan"

Job of the Fan

Entering the second year of H+K Germany’s cooperation with Indeed – the #1 job site in the world – the client expressed its desire to build on the success of the ‘Job of the Match’ campaign and expand it both in terms of content quality and distribution, including paid social media support. ‘Job of the … Read more

How much Public Support is Enough?

The following column is the seventh in a series discussing how organizations can harness the power of the public. Businesses now operate in an environment where public support is often the difference between success and failure. This is particularly true in those sectors, such as transportation and energy, that depend on large-scale infrastructure projects. Without … Read more

Jabbed Into Action: How We Used Behavioral Insights To Increase Vaccine Uptake


Getting people to do what’s in their best interest is hard. Really hard. We all know how difficult it can be to break a bad habit, like biting your nails, or sticking with a good one, like going for a weekly run. Even in a life and death scenario, getting someone to do the right … Read more

The Value of Behavioral Science in the Communications Industry

Behavioral Science

Behavioral science is getting a lot of buzz these days. Industries ranging from banking and retail to non-profits and governments are embracing behavioral science as an effective and inexpensive way to change human behavior. What was once a fledgling academic discipline is now an industry standard with companies welcoming Chief Behavioral Officers to weave behavioral … Read more

Sevens Publishing Excellence With HSBC

HSBC Sevens

The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series is well underway, which means that the HSBC team is already hard at work activating the bank’s title partnership across owned, earned, paid and shared channels, with teams all over the world working hard to make each leg of the series a great success. With the first two legs … Read more