The PR industry in Indonesia is abuzz with news of interesting movements, strange practices and even stranger levels of tolerance to such practices.
The stories revolve around some PR practitioners who allegedly excel in the art of moonlighting and holding equity in a competing company to their places of employment – while retaining their present jobs, even the bosses know about it.
All that is a bit moot now however that they have resigned to head – you guessed it – the competing company they have had shares in all the time.
How an international organization is able to turn a blind eye to such practices is a wonder to behold.
The problem is that such behavior gives a bad name to all of us in the profession. Bring out the air freshened!