Creative Job Search

10 Steps to Find a New Job in the New Year

10 Steps to Find a New Job in the New YearAs a new year approaches, most of us have some plans for what we want to achieve for the year ahead. Often this means ‘out with the old and in with the new’, and you might be thinking about securing alternative employment.

According to a pan-European study by ADP, The Workforce View in Europe 2015/16 published last month, UK employees are the least loyal in Europe with a staggering 47% of them planning to move jobs by 2018!

If you are one of them, looking to secure a new job in the New Year, these ten steps should get you started.… Read more

How To Get An Art Director To Notice You

How to Get an Art Director to Employ YouDo the kinds of jobs you are interested in mean that you need to get noticed by the agency’s Art Director? Many creative roles are managed and overseen by an Art Director, who might be recruiting a team for a specific project, or filling vacancies within the creative department.

In larger agencies Art Directors head up specific projects or campaigns, typically overseen by a Creative Director. Frequently partnering with a Copywriter, Art Directors often have a reputation for delivering a particular kind of work, and anyone wanting to work with them will need be a great fit for this creative dynamic.… Read more

Developing Your Career Through Your Creative Portfolio

Enhancing Your Career Through Your Creative PortfolioDoes your portfolio really showcase your talents and make creative agencies sit up and take notice? Or does it lack direction and focus, with a mishmash of work and projects that don’t really convey who you are and what you can do?

Read on for my advice on how to streamline your portfolio and give your creative career a boost.

5 Ways To Improve Your Portfolio

Just as I would recommend tailoring your CV to a specfic job application, your portfolio should be compiled for both the role you are after, and the agency you hope to work for.… Read more