Linkedin

Theres something about promoting myself that makes me feel rather uncomfortable, it doesn’t bother me so much in person but creating a profile for potential employers makes me feel rather nervous, nevertheless I have done it. I listened to the advice given to me and vastly updated my Linkedin account, mostly because it wasn’t an…

Careers and employability meeting

Today I had a meeting with a lovely woman called Lisa. I asked for a meeting with the careers people so that I could learn some more about how to present myself to potential employers and the best way to get myself out there. She gave me loads of advice for using Linkedin, which I…

Business cards and promoting myself

I’ve never really been one to show off my work, I rarely post on facebook and when I do use social media it tends to be once a month if that. However my recent research into trying to get a job in art and design has proved to me that I should set up a…

Starting from the bottom

My mum works in IT for television and told me that the best option if you’re aspiring to work in production design is to start at the bottom. I’ve been searching the internet for work experience and the only one specific to what I want to do is at the bbc working in the children’s…

How I’ve potentially helped my future today

Got an email from my mum this morning about how I can potentially find the entry level positions that I’ve been looking for and haven’t been able to find. She sent me the links to groups on facebook for people looking for people to work in television – FACEBOOK GROUPS FOR JOBS Manchester Freelance AP/PD’s…

Change of Heart

I had a minor crisis about what I want to do with my life, having met people in the professional practice lectures who were practising artists and I came to the conclusion that even though I am loving art at the minute, I don’s think necessarily that a masters is going to take me where…

What to do ? What to do?

I feel because university if finally nearing an end, that I actually don’t want to finish learning and practising art. I feel like I have really enjoyed and become absorbed in learning and improving and that this year has been the most productive and knowledgeable years of my life . . . ¬†and I don’t…