How to send an effective speculative email in Film and TV

I recently went to the BAFTA Creative Careers Showcase and heard lots of positive news about the booming creative industries sector in the UK. For those who don’t know, the term ‘creative industries’ relates to the TV, film, gaming and advertising sectors. It also includes the much smaller areas of publishing and museums and heritage. … More How to send an effective speculative email in Film and TV

5 ways to make your job application stand out

For most roles, an application that stands out is one which is extremely easy to read and clearly demonstrates the candidate’s skills for the role. Here are 5 quick tips to get you started…  1) Correct spelling and grammar: Spelling mistakes or grammatical errors in an application can give the impression that you lack attention … More 5 ways to make your job application stand out

Perfecting your Personal Statement for a Masters Course

A good personal statement can make the difference between getting a place on a masters course and being rejected, so it’s worth putting time and effort in to writing it. Here are some tips to help you master your masters application. Structure Give your statement a structure with an introduction, a main body and a … More Perfecting your Personal Statement for a Masters Course

Preparing a CV for part-time work

Now that you’re settled into your lectures, you might be thinking about taking on a part-time job while you study. These are increasingly valued by employers as evidence that candidates are familiar with a working environment and possess some of the skills (organisation, time-keeping, interpersonal skills) that are essential to working life. Applications for these … More Preparing a CV for part-time work