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

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Don’t miss: Entry-level roles in art, design and advertising, plus careers events and Christmas parties

Including opportunities from ShopTalk London, Artiq and The Photography Foundation
Advice

What is strategy and how do you get into it?

Anomaly fill us in, before sharing resources for budding strategists
Creative Lives
Assistant director Rasheka Christie-Carter on making strides as a working-class creative
Advice

Art director Mal Sobczak on navigating the creative industry as an introvert

Mal shares tips on everything from prepping notes to speaking with purpose
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Don’t miss: Design internships and junior roles in motion, branding and children’s publishing

Including opportunities from Nike, DixonBaxi and Kiss Branding
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Decoded: How to get started in the creator economy
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10 free resources and practices to manage your money effectively

From best practices and budgeting apps, to advice websites and Instagram accounts
Creative Lives
NFT marketplace community manager Amie Woodroffe on demystifying Web3
Creative Lives
Channel 4 junior production manager Darrel-Kirk Lambert on crafting a solid career trajectory
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Don’t miss: Advertising roles, networking, plus mentoring with Amazon Prime Video

Including opportunities from StormBrands, Getty Images and D&AD New Blood
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10 creative trade unions you can join in the UK

Representation for every creative, from actors to videographers
Creative Lives
Photographer Karis Beaumont on documenting Black diaspora beyond the capital
Advice

Tips on funding your creative projects, from No Jobs in the Arts

The Midlands-based arts group share successful methods of approaching funding applications
Creative Lives
“Do it yourself”: Film producer Miguel Hathiramani on making small budgets work
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Don’t miss: Creative admin and assistant roles, plus talks and festivals to attend

Including opportunities from Whitechapel Gallery, Southbank Centre and The Different Folk
Advice

Feeling stuck in your career? Here are four tips to find your breakthrough

A career coach and creative entrepreneur share their methods of breaking free from stuckness
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A guide to creating your portfolio website
Creative Lives
Photographer and stylist Katie Bishop talks balancing a 9-5 with being a multi-hyphenate
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12 ways to find socially responsible employers

Including steps you can take yourself and ethical accreditations to look out for
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Don’t miss: Entry-level and junior roles, plus photography grants of up to £10,000

Including opportunities from It’s Nice That, JustSo and Colophon Foundry
Creative Lives
Creative technologist Mélanie Chappuis on how movement influences her coding
Creative Lives
Graphic designer for film and TV, Iskander Amyatt-Leir, on drawing inspiration from Victorian receipts
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Decoded: Is the healthcare industry the next big realm for creatives?
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Don’t miss: Creative junior roles, mentoring and a music-based grant of up to £2,500

Including opportunities from Land of Plenty, Youth Music and Sunhouse Creative