Career navigator

Think you want to work in the Creative Industries but don't know where to start?

If you're not sure where you'd fit in, let us inspire you and help you begin to explore the range of opportunities open to you. If you're starting to think seriously about studying or training for a creative career, let us help guide your route. And if you're ready to look for your first job in the creative industries, let us help you take that first step.

Steps for: Take the next step into a job

  • Spotlight on your skills

    This questionnaire aims to help you not only to seek out your strengths, but also to understand how to apply them to find the career you want.

  • How to write your CV

    Your CV is all about marketing you to a potential employer - find out what they'll be looking for on your CV and how to put it together.

  • How to use social media in your job hunt

    You can put social media to work for you as you start your career. It’s a great way to learn, network and promote yourself.

  • How to network well

    The Creative Industries are built on networking and doing this well can help you to get your career started and to develop it further.

  • How to approach a company speculatively

    You don’t have to wait for an employer to advertise a vacancy. Making a speculative approach to some companies, showing that you have done your research and know about their work can be very productive.


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