10 Tips To Get Your First Creative Job

Once the euphoria of achieving your design qualification has passed, it's time to start thinking about the realities of getting a job in one of the most competitive industries on the planet. Don't be all that surprised, then, if potential employers aren't fighting over each other to hire you - it's a crowded market out there.

It's essential therefore to you make yourself stand out from the herd. Whether it's an eye-catching business card, blistering online portfolio or professional-looking CV, there is a multitude of ways to stick out from the crowd. By following our ten tips to getting you're first creative job, you can maximise your chances of leaving a lasting impression and open doors to your dream career path.

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