5 things to remember when doing work experience
Charlotte Michelle Simonsen shares the five things she learnt most from some recent work experience.
Alex Ighalo, Law Student, University of York
Alex Ighalo is a law student who's passionate about pursuing a career as a strategist. Last year Alex interned at Vice, Maxus and Digit.
What's the difference between working for an agency and client?
Wondered about whether to work for an agency or client? Lindsey George, Deputy Head of Account Management (Leo Burnett) discusses the key differences.
Philip Smith, Content Director & Rivkah Brown, Network Engagement Manager, Quill
We were trilled to invite Quill to a recent event at Middlesex University to talk about branded content job opportunities.
APG 2015 Student and Young Planner Awards
This brief is open to any student in their final year of university and young planners with less than 2 years work experience. The brief is for McDonald's.
Wallace and Kogan's assessment of creativity
Practising these kinds of tests will help you improve your creative problem solving abilities.
Norwich University of the Arts
We're bringing creative professionals to NUA for a day of talks, challenges and networking.
Book Review - 100 Ideas That Changed Advertising
Simon Veksner’s latest book landed on our desk recently. To help you decide if it’s for you, we’ve reviewed the book by the advertising genius from DDB Sydney.
Olivia Walker, Channel Planner, PHD
Interview with Olivia Walker a 23 year old Channel Planner working in the Unilever Global Strategy Unit at PHD.
Is it possible to be a single creative?
Art Director, Kieran Child from Table 19 shares his thoughts on being a single creative and why it's not a necessity to have a creative partner to land a job.
How I got a job at a digital marketing agency – 3 tips to stand out
After a number of months searching, Justice James recently landed a job. She explains what helped her stand out.
We provide companies with direct access to the best talent in the UK, all year round.
We want to bring education and the workplace together, for the benefit of students, professionals and teachers.
Focusing on the creative industries, our events and platform gives students and graduates the best careers advice, learning resources and work opportunities.
As a result of this, companies efficiently meet talent and universities increase the employability of their students.
All our work originates from the following principles:
- To improve the quality of careers advice for all.
- To increase diversity in the workplace.
- To build a self sustaining careers network.
FutureRising was established in 2011, it was setup by Adam Oldfield and Donald Fogarty out of their own frustrations at getting a job. After lots of research, events, testing and focus groups we have grown to fully understand the gap between education and the workplace.
This has put us in a position to provide the tools that everyone needs to create, improve and define their careers. Thanks to investment from senior industry figures and partnerships with companies and universities, we are well on our way to providing a complete service centred around a free accessible platform.
Our current products and services are for the creative industries, expect us to expand on all fronts soon.