Hours and hours are lost as a job seeker applying for roles that don’t specify a salary range or rate. We explore the motivation behind the creative industry’s “salary cloaking” habit.
Why and how has it become the norm that junior roles in the creative industry require two or more years of experience?
Often, the worry that something might not go 100% to plan holds us back from putting ourselves or our work out there, but in creativity and in careers, that approach rarely pays off
Stefanie Sword-Williams explains why self-promotion isn’t a dirty word and reveals how to conquer imposter syndrome
In this week’s episode, we discussed navigating the workplace with the Studio Moross founder
The no-nonsense advice you need about launching a design career from the author of “Oh Sh*t, What Now?”
Studying art and design is often framed as a risky decision. Jack Williams argues that instead of shaming students for choosing to follow their passion, we ought to look to universities to teach them how to make their skills relatable to working life.
Laura Gordon explains why failure is vitally important for creativity and why education's framing of it is deeply counter-intuitive
Jaheed Hussain has never been taught by a tutor, visiting lecturer or industry professional of colour in his time at university so far. Now he's pushing for change
A New Revolution with Ace & Tate
Laura Robertson meets Paulette Constable aka DJ Paulette to talk about coming up in Manchester and the Haçienda, facing the past and embracing the future
Siân Hamer meets Marcos Navarro and Robbie Bloomer to see why they started High Hoops, an inclusive club night, open to all
Multidisciplinary artist and jewellery maker Aliyah Hussain explains why Manchester is the perfect city and community for her varied practice
Graduating into a pandemic and moving back home to live with your parents may draw criticism from others, but Sinead Taylor is proving the doubters wrong with her flying freelance career
At just 22 years old, the Its Nice That Extra Nice Fund recipient, Somerset House Young Producer, Race Zine founder and club night guru has amassed some incredible early success, but it’s not all been plain sailing.
When Abraham Asefaw was removed from his Deanship at Cannes Lions, the "most diverse" place at the festival yet again had an all-white leadership
In the first episode of our new limited series, illustrator Holly St Clair talks about their evolving relationship with failure, how it links with learning and the special kind of failure that job hunting brings
Design Interns Club is an initiative that creates a space for anonymous reviews of internships around the globe. Here’s what we've learned from their first-ever report
“We are one another’s greatest allies: No female friend or colleague has ever shied away from telling me her wage”
Migrants to the UK regularly find that their hard work isn't equally rewarded, so Isaac Izekor feels that its time for diaspora communities to evolve their approach to building new legacies
Free pitching is a system that fundamentally undermines the value of creative work, but this week a restaurant couldn't resist a slice of the action
Tired of being told that instead of pay, you’ll get experience in return for your work, while also hearing that you’re not experienced enough to be paid?
Building and nurturing a network that serves your needs and generates leads
The School of Visual Arts student whose stirring commissioned illustrations are balanced by an impactful, personal body of work
A poignant series that captures the remnants of a place that signified opportunity for a nation
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