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Design Keywords: Empathy

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ARTSTHREAD - Design Keywords: Empathy

Right now you may be taking a break from brushing up on your perspective drawing or resolving a pesky CAD model. It’s easy to show off your knack for form development but other talents are more difficult to demonstrate. One of these is your ability to develop empathy with users. This article by Aysar Ghassan focuses on this mysterious keyword Empathy.

CAREERS: WRITING A CV / RESUMÉ

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ARTSTHREAD - CAREERS: WRITING A CV / RESUMÉ

ARTS THREAD’s simple guide to the CV – what should be in it and how to write it to maximise your chances of getting that dream job.

CAREERS: APPLYING FOR A JOB: THE COVERING LETTER

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ARTSTHREAD - CAREERS: APPLYING FOR A JOB: THE COVERING LETTER

ARTS THREAD’s simple guide to the covering letter – what is it and what should be in it to maximise your chances of getting that dream job.

CAREERS: INTERNSHIPS & WORK EXPERIENCE

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ARTSTHREAD - CAREERS: INTERNSHIPS & WORK EXPERIENCE

Design education expert Joyce Thornton explains the importance of internships and work experience, how to secure the placement you really want, how to make the most of your placement from day one and industry commnets on what makes a fantastic intern.

Getting The Right Images For Your Portfolio

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ARTSTHREAD - Getting The Right Images For Your Portfolio

The fashion world is one that evolves around the visual. With so many designers producing so many images every day, it’s important to achieve the right photos for your portfolio. Josh Walker, editor for both Graduate Fashion Week and Fashion Scout blog and social media channels, runs through his top tips for getting the right image for your portfolio.