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

Marie Louise Windeler, Former CEO, H+K London

We were very saddened to learn of the passing, last week, of Marie Louise Windeler, former MD and CEO of H+K London. Marie Louise was pivotal to the evolution of the London office, helping to steer its future over 20 years from the mid-1980s to mid-2000s. Initially head of consumer PR, her energy and drive … 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

Campaigners win new Clean Air Strategy from UK government

Last week the UK government published their latest Clean Air Strategy. This has previously been billed as the “final” one and there is no direct further consultation attached to this, which seems to suggest this will continue to be the case. Most of the new policy in the plan focuses on providing information on air quality … 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

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

Hill+Knowlton Strategies Expands Behavioral Science Unit with the appointment of Lilly Kofler as US Director of Behavioral Science

January 24, NEW YORK – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), an international public relations agency, has hired Lilly Kofler as the U.S. Director of Behavioral Science. Lilly is the company’s first U.S.-based hire for its behavioral science unit, H+K Smarter™.  Lilly will start at H+K effective immediately. “I am excited about joining H+K at such a time … Read more