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Wise words on advertising from AMV BBDO & Primesight gurus…

Wise words on advertising from AMV BBDO & Primesight gurus…

Creative Access was lucky enough to be welcomed into the world of advertising for our latest masterclass hosted at the UK’s largest advertising agency, AMV BDDO. Our first two speakers, both Account Managers at AMV BDDO, Jean-Luc Gentilli and Vanessa Wise, both spoke of their experience coming into the advertising industry. The pair described their […]

BBC intern Charon Cummins goes back to her secondary school

BBC intern Charon Cummins goes back to her secondary school

Charon Baya Cummins is currently interning at the BBC in their Marketing and Audiences Team. As part of our schools programme, she went back to visit her former secondary school,  Queens Park Community school in Brent, in March this year. Here she talks more about how it went… It was such a privilege to go […]

Essential CV and cover letter writing tips

Essential CV and cover letter writing tips

We’re sure you’ve heard many times before that job searching can often be a job within itself. And with hundreds of people competing for every role, especially in the creative industries, its imperative that your CV and cover letter accurately represent your skills. So whether you’re a fresh-faced graduate or a seasoned professional looking to make a career-changing […]

Creative Access blog – tips on using LinkedIn to get ahead

Creative Access blog – tips on using LinkedIn to get ahead

In the second guest blog post from Joshua Graff UK Country Manager & Senior Director, LinkedIn EMEA, Joshua talks about how you can use LinkedIn to get ahead in your career.  In my last Creative Access blog I talked about the need for better diversity in the creative industries – a move that isn’t just the […]

The Art of Polite Communication – First impressions DO count

The Art of Polite Communication – First impressions DO count

In this guest blog piece, Music Gateway’s Dan Armstrong writes about the importance of communication in today’s technology obsessed society. When working in and around the Creative Industries, it is often easy to focus on the product and its creation, rather than the placement. In our modern society, where everything is intrinsically associated to some sort of […]

Top tips for aspiring journalists

Top tips for aspiring journalists

In this blog piece, Creative Access intern Folarin Sagaya provides some valuable tips for aspiring journalists. Folarin is currently interning  at the BBC. I’m not going to pretend like I have all the answers on what it takes to have a career in journalism. Frankly, I’m still figuring it out myself. What I can do […]

4 Tips to stay productive during the Christmas Holidays

4 Tips to stay productive during the Christmas Holidays

Now that the Christmas holidays are in full swing, you may be using your time off to reflect and make big career plans for the New Year, especially if you’re looking to break into the creative industries. If the only thing on your Christmas wish list is the perfect internship, then you need to be […]