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Looking for some creative career inspiration? From useful tools to reassuring guidance, our articles are packed full of insights into the working world.

Creative Lives
Photographer Connor Pope talks the power of online communities on their craft and inspiration
Portfolio Reviews

Portfolio Reviews: August 2022

Starting out in illustration? Apply for our next portfolio review session
Guide
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A guide to making a successful showreel
Advice

Ten best practices to protect your digital work and accounts

From VPNs to encrypted email providers, we share ways to keep your work and accounts safe
Creative Lives
Marley Starskey Butler’s multidisciplinary arts practice and social work are inseparable
Resources

Don’t miss: Social media and marketing roles, with an assistantship at Getty Images

Including opportunities from AKQA, Project Everyone and Pentland Brands
Creative Lives
Art director Rema Kahsay on the inequality of her industry and being supported by community
Resources

12 affordable online creative learning platforms

To pick up anything from life drawing to UX design skills
Pep Talk
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Watch our Pep Talk with Wieden+Kennedy’s Freddy Taylor on getting into advertising
Creative Lives
Illustrator, artist and visual journalist: Ollie Cameron is a triple threat storyteller
Resources

12 access schemes and internships to get into advertising

Paid placements, immersive courses from industry giants and more
Resources

Don’t miss: Junior roles in design and marketing, plus an internship at The Guardian

Including opportunities from Otherway, Koto and YES Studio
Recommended Reading

Whether it’s a guide to pitching for work or timeless advice on the creative process, here you’ll find a selection of articles you can't afford to miss.

Pep Talk
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Watch John Muleba’s Pep Talk on answering briefs and coming up with creative ideas
First Hand

Job hunting while autistic: “We have to pretty much hide our traits”

Lyla Johnston reflects on her journey as an autistic creative in industry
Guide
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A guide to making, sending and chasing up invoices
Resources

16 newsletters and mailing lists for creative entry-level jobs

Stop searching, start signing up! Your next job might be just an email away
Advice

How personal projects can help you attract new work

We Are Social’s Paul Rider shares five tips to help you get started
Guide
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About to go freelance? Our fail-safe checklist will help you get started