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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
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
Pep Talk
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Get a Pep Talk from multidisciplinary artist, Mahaneela
Pep Talk

Watch Andrew Herzog’s Pep Talk on building a portfolio that best represents you

Creative Lives
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
Insight

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Fill out our survey for your chance to win £100 worth of goodies
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
Portfolio Reviews

Portfolio Reviews: April 2021

Starting out as an illustrator? This is your chance to get expert feedback
Pep Talk
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Get a Pep Talk from artist and designer, Andrew Herzog
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.

Advice

Three ideas for making extra income from your creative skills

Written by Kei Maye
Guide
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How to pitch for new work during a pandemic: 7 steps for freelancers
Guide
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How to reach out, make connections and build your dream network
Insight

How can we improve mental health in creative education?

Our insight report uncovers the bigger picture
Advice

Timeless pieces of advice from Paul Smith’s 50-year career

Need a creative boost? Paul has some inspiring wisdom for you
Guide
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A guide to photographing your work with limited resources