A Career in Advertising with a Philosophy degree……

Delighted to have this great guest post from Edinburgh philosophy alumnus George Gunn, Content Strategist, The Leith Agency. Although written from the perspective of a philosophy student, a lot of the messages apply to many other students studying non-vocational degrees. Interested in advertising? Come and hear more about Digital Media & Advertising this Wednesday 2nd … Continue reading A Career in Advertising with a Philosophy degree……

Saying Yes: The art of managing a portfolio career in the creative industries

Thank you to Peggy Hughes  from Literary Dundee for this really helpful guest post on how to juggle a portfolio career in the creative industries. Peggy will be hosting a table at CCCF16  World of Books & Publishing on Thursday 3rd March. Come along and meet her there! Great chance to pick up more tips...... … Continue reading Saying Yes: The art of managing a portfolio career in the creative industries

Networking in Publishing without Business Cards – A Student’s Guide

To kick off #CCCF16 we have a special post from Charlotte Brady a Philosophy finalist who shares her experience of  networking in the publishing industry, a great prompt before the  "World of Books & Publishing" session on Thursday 3rd March, part of CCCF16 Some of the most established professionals still find networking a daunting task. It can be … Continue reading Networking in Publishing without Business Cards – A Student’s Guide

Working in Film and TV – is it only for those who can afford it?

And now for a post from Rachel Taylor, one of our Trainee Careers Consultants, sharing some really useful insights that she picked up from one of this week's #CCCF15 events on the nature of working in film and TV - Rebecca I recently attended a great panel session run by BAFTA New Talent as part … Continue reading Working in Film and TV – is it only for those who can afford it?

More jobs for students and graduates in advertising

Thanks to Suzanne Agnew, one of our Trainee Careers Consultants for this post on trends and opportunities in advertising - Rebecca  When the economic downturn began the advertising sector was one of the first to suffer, but for the past 5 years it has been making year-on-year recovery.  This is highlighted in the Institute of Practitioners in … Continue reading More jobs for students and graduates in advertising

Digital – a new golden age in Marketing?

Many thanks to Janet Forsyth, Careers Consultant for the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences for this interesting post on opportunities in digital marketing - Rebecca I recently read the latest insight from consultants Mckinsey exploring what they see as The Dawn of Marketing's New Golden Age, as a result of marketers using 'big data' research and … Continue reading Digital – a new golden age in Marketing?