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Getting Ahead

Becoming A Creative Director

The role of a creative director in the world of entertainment has never been an easy one. After all, a monumental amount of pressure is placed on this individual’s shoulders. They are the brains behind the creativity of any production. The quality of the final show is down to them.

They take the lead when it comes to the concept and the way it is executed. This is a massive responsibility to burden yet it is something that is extremely rewarding and satisfying if it goes well. This blog post aims to provide crucial advice for anyone looking to get involved in creative direction. In fact, there may be some key tips for those who are already ingrained in the industry.

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Why It’s Worth Doing A Masters

Further education can seem like a daunting prospect, whether you’ve recently graduated or considering going back to school after already working for a number of years. There are many advantages however, and it can be easier than you might think. Many people worry if they’re eligible to do a Master’s or if they’re even capable.

Others are confused as to what the course will actually entail. If you’re going to continue working or considering a part-time course, is it better to study online? Here are the answers to some FAQs about why it’s worth doing a Master’s. 

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Forget Gender Gap, Here’s Why Fewer Women Have A Tech Career

According to a report by Catalyst, the contribution by gender to the workforce is almost equal. Women constitute almost half of the workforce, which seems to indicate that gender has seized being an issue for professionals. 

However, statistics for tech employment reveal a much different picture of the working world. Indeed, according to a report by Adeva IT, women only hold a quarter of the jobs in the tech industry. While the first explanation would be the consequences of the gender gap and how women lack education support to move to a STEM field, it would be inaccurate.

Indeed, more and more efforts and investments are made at an education and employment level to encourage women into a tech career. Perhaps, it is time to consider other potential factors that create a male-dominated technology environment. 

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Career Change, Getting Ahead, Job Search

Six Ways To Make Your Resume Stand Out

The job market is a competitive place and applying for jobs can be tough. Getting to interview alone can feel impossible sometimes, so you need to make sure your resume stands out. More people are applying for the same jobs in most industries, and you’re likely to be up against people with very similar qualifications and experience.

Your resume needs to push you above these people so the person hiring can see why you should be the one they bring in to interview. Here’s how to make your resume stand out from the crowd. 

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Career Change, Getting Ahead

How To Prepare For Work-Related Exams

You thought that the education and exam side of your life was over, but your work has now requested you study for a qualification that will help you in your job and career. It involves an exam, and you’ve not done one of those for a while. When we don’t do something for a while, we feel out of practice, so here are some helpful ways to prepare for work-related exams.

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How to Excel In Your Career

You should go into any venture expecting great things and wanting to excel, but of course, optimism will only get you so far. The complicated areas of life, such as building a career that brings you happiness and fulfillment, require hard work. With so much competition for the best positions, there’s little room for a relaxed approach to this area of your life. It needs to be managed and worked on. Below, we take a look at a few tried and tested tips for excelling in your career. 

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Career Change, Getting Ahead

A Guide To Making Sure Your Career Aligns With Your Values

Having a career that aligns with your values is not always the first thing you consider when going for a job. Many people consider what career will get them the most money or what career sounds the most impressive – only to end up in a career that they hate, filled with dread every time they have to go into work.

Below, we’ll take a look at what you should do if you want a career that aligns with your values. A career that aligns with your values will make you so much happier day to day – even if you have to take a pay cut. You’ll have more satisfaction, feel like you’re using your skills, and you may even feel like you’re making a real difference. Let’s take a look: 

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