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Advice, insight and first-hand accounts of creative career journeys, aimed at helping you find your way in the industry.

Creative Lives
Sepideh Zolfaghari on becoming a content producer and the art of creating for YouTube
Insight

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Creative Lives
How graphic designer Lorna Harrington went from super-fan to employee at Aardman Animations
Creative Lives
Graphic designer Ruben Buffery on landing his first graduate job at The Midnight Club
Advice

How to recover from rejection and rebuild creative confidence

Six helpful tips from I Like Networking’s Isabel Sachs
Creative Lives
Multidisciplinary artist Farouk Alao on NFTs, freelance life and finding balance
Guide
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A guide to writing a great cover letter
Creative Lives
Woolworths, local history and sharing skills: We meet freelance textile artist Robyn Nichol
First Hand

“You can only go so long talking to friends about business ideas”

Emerging founder Charmaine Beneyto on the power of being mentored
Creative Lives
Megan Lee on her winding path to VFX, as a senior colour assistant at The Mill
Creative Lives
Multidisciplinary designer Robert Bandy on graduating mid-pandemic
Advice

Three exercises to help beat creative block

An excerpt from creative Gemma Lawrence’s self-designed book
In the Studio With
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Behind the scenes at WePresent, WeTransfer’s inspiring editorial platform
Creative Lives
“Everyone has the skill set to collage”: Meet artist Jazz Grant
Guide
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A guide to creating a great CV
Advice

Five tips for dealing with chronic pain while WFH

Written by Kei Maye
Insight

Been doing work from home? You could claim a year’s worth of tax relief

Here’s everything you need to know
Creative Lives
Trash Gxng’s Tayo Adesina on dedication, adapting, and building an impactful brand
Insight

How to apply for roles as part of the Kickstart Scheme

All you need to know before the deadline on 24th March
In the Studio With
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We meet the team behind Wix’s design school, the Wix Playground Academy
Creative Lives
Experimentation is your most valuable skill: Designer Lucy Harmony Grimes
Resources

Nine mentorship schemes celebrating and supporting POC creatives

Initiatives set up to provide support, advice and new connections
Creative Lives
How to keep multiple plates spinning, with Burberry’s Verity Pemberton 
Guide
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A guide to overcoming imposter syndrome