CAREERS: WRITING A CV / RESUMÉ

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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.

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CAREERS: APPLYING FOR A JOB: THE COVERING LETTER

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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.

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CAREERS: INTERNSHIPS & WORK EXPERIENCE

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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.

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CAREERS: THE PERFECT PRESENTATION PORTFOLIO

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A well-presented and professional portfolio is a key tool for any creative graduate.

In certain areas of design, such as visual communication or industrial/product design, the potential employer or client prefers to see a digital portfolio. However, in others, and depending on the opportunity offered, people do like to see the 3D tactile nature of hand drawing or materials and to handle actual products, if possible.

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Careers: The Perfect Online Fashion Portfolio

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ARTS THREAD guide to the perfect online fashion portfolio. Whether you are looking for that dream job, freelance work or setting up your own business, your online presence needs to stand out and get noticed.

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CAREERS: NETWORKING

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ARTS THREAD’s guide to networking – its importance and how to recognise and develop your own network to help you progress your career.

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CAREERS: PRO-ACTIVE JOB HUNTING

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ARTS THREAD’s guide to pro-active job hunting, how to contact the right invidual within the company you want to work for and how best to approach them to help you get that dream job.

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CAREERS: INTERVIEWS – MAKING THE RIGHT IMPRESSION

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There are lots of websites and video clips now freely available, offering excellent information about how to handle an interview and nail that all important job. Design education expect Joyce Thornton offers the following tips.

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