Three steps to describing your mitigating circumstances with confidence (Part 2)

In our previous blog, we explored the topic of disclosure and debunked myths about being open to a potential employer about your personal circumstances that may have affected your CV – but certainly not your potential! Today, let’s explore 3 example-based tips on describing gaps in your CV in a positive way.… More Three steps to describing your mitigating circumstances with confidence (Part 2)

What questions should I ask employers at career events? A sustainability & environment edition!

Have you interacted with an employer virtually before? Whether you’re a digital veteran or a newcomer to our virtual Career Festivals, webinars and drop-in sessions, you can learn a lot about an industry’s sustainability and environmental initiatives simply by asking focused questions from employers. Read on for ideas about what to ask!… More What questions should I ask employers at career events? A sustainability & environment edition!

Cold-calling and speculative job applications in the Creative Industries… does it work?

Today we’re talking about whether cold-calling creative industry employers and applying for jobs speculatively can get you in for work experience. Hint: yes it can! Dominic Sutherland, our guest blogger is the Managing Director of NextShoot, a corporate video production company in London making business video content for well-known brands.… More Cold-calling and speculative job applications in the Creative Industries… does it work?

Writing CVs & Covering Letters for the Video Production Industry Part 2/2

In part 2 of the CV miniseries, we’re going further into CV and cover letter tips directly from a recruiter in the creative industries. What makes an impressive CV or cover letter? Can students make a great impression without much professional experience? (hint: yes!)… More Writing CVs & Covering Letters for the Video Production Industry Part 2/2

Writing CVs & Covering Letters for the Video Production Industry Part 1/2

We’re exploring all about CVs and Cover letters – but are there differences between different industries? In this blog miniseries, Dominic from NextShoot tells us how he views CVs and cover letters, what catches his eye as a recruiter, and how students can perfect their applications for top jobs in the video production industry!… More Writing CVs & Covering Letters for the Video Production Industry Part 1/2