With the launch of our Creative Futures report, we have been giving the topic of 'Jobs in the Creative Industries' a lot of thought lately. We have been talking to many professionals in sectors as diverse as Graphic Design, Architectural Design, Web Design or VFX. Ultimately, the majority of men and women we have been talking to are interested in getting tips and advice on how to get better jobs and further their careers. Seems it's quite a hot topic. So much so that Dom - our CEO - was asked to write a piece for The Guardian about what young professionals needs to do to improve their changes of getting a job in the creative industries.
For those of you who are interested in reading Dom's advice, here is a snippet of the article:
"With competition for jobs at an all time high, graduates could be forgiven for thinking that industries such as the arts, film, design, media and publishing are closed shops to all but a lucky few. However, there are opportunities for graduates in the creative sectors. These industries have the potential to be a major part of the economy and establish the UK as a creative talent hub, but that won't happen if they do not have access to a continuous stream of fresh ideas and talent...".
You can read the full article on The Guardian website by clicking here.