Month: September 2017

Careers in the creative industry

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

The opportunities available in the creative industry are vast and varied.   Last year the government said that the “creative economy is growing three times faster than any other sector.” Creative sectors such as design, advertising, film, gaming and fashion are reportedly growing faster than the rest of the UK economy, employing passionate creative talent [Read more…]

How to explain gaps in your CV

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

You could have a gap in your CV for many good reasons, and your future employer will always want to know about them. Here’s how to explain the most common reasons for any breaks in your employment history in a positive way.   The careers website recommends doing this in your cover letter so [Read more…]

How to get on with your work colleagues

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

In our recent alumni survey, we asked you what career advice you would like to see from your alumni association. One popular request was for advice on getting on with your work colleagues. It seems that many of us sometimes have difficulty getting on with everyone at work, all of the time. That’s completely normal, [Read more…]

How to market your e-book

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

We’ve already shown you how to make a profit from self-publishing your e-book on platforms like Kindle, and explained the process of devising and writing a non-fiction e-book in just a few weeks.   However, if you want to make a viable income from self-publishing, or if you want to be one of the many [Read more…]