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Shazia Mirza to host 2019 Creative Industry Showcase at Channel 4

Shazia Mirza to host 2019 Creative Industry Showcase at Channel 4

We are thrilled to announce the details of our next Creative Industries Showcase at Channel 4’s headquarters in London on Wednesday 13th February… This FREE event is the perfect opportunity for graduates and young people from BAME and lower socio-economic backgrounds to learn about the wide range of career opportunities that are available in the creative industries. Hosted by […]

A Relationship of Equals … the mentor / mentee partnership

A Relationship of Equals … the mentor / mentee partnership

In part one of our feature on mentoring, Hannah Telfer, a Managing Director at a leading publisher, reflects on what she both takes from and brings to the mentoring partnership… Somehow, in the formal language of mentors and mentees, we struggle to convey the real value that comes from two people, at different stages of […]

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 […]