Behance Portfolio Review Night

What a great and very busy night it was at our Behance Portfolio Review night on Monday! We were joined by 28 Reviewers from agencies across Manchester and are massively grateful for the time they spent reviewing portfolios and the advice and feedback they gave: 438 Marketing, BGN,  BJL, Creative Spark, Cuckoo, Havas Lynx, Love, MMP […]

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What should be the biggest motivation for a creative choosing a new role?

From Phil Cookson, Director Over the years, I’ve spoken to plenty of creatives looking for that next step in their career, each of whom have had their own wants and needs from their next role. While some look to progress into a more senior status, others want more variety in their daily role. Is money […]

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Research on Work/Life Balance

Here at Creative Resource we’re conducting some research regarding the WORK/LIFE balance for employers and employees in the Communications Industry, and the effect that has on talent acquisition and retention. If you work in Creative, Marketing, Digital, PR or Events, either agency, in-house or freelance, and you’d like to join in, here’s the links to […]

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Marketing Careers – Lancaster University Visit

Our MD Julie is off to Lancaster University’s lauded Business School on Wednesday 18th Jan to talk with Marketing Under and Post-Graduate Students, and LUMS students interested in a career in Marketing.  She’ll look at the career options available and talk about the importance of preparing for the job of getting a job!  We are […]

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New Year’s Resolutions

What are your New Year’s Resolutions? We have some personal ones; Amanda’s new year’s resolution is to say no more (but not to Julie, thankfully!) Jayde’s is to lose a stone, we don’t think she needs to but hey! Hannah’s is to read more books (she’s started with the Life changing magic of not giving […]

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Preparing for a New Year Job Hunt in December

At this time of year, we usually expect work to die down a little for us, what with Christmas quickly approaching and our clients and candidates having other, festive, things on their mind.  It’s usually not until January when we begin to see a wealth of new job vacancies and new candidate applications, too. However, […]

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Blog Post Winning Entry – MMU Professional Development Week

When I signed up to attend this particular session, as a part of Manchester Metropolitan University’s professional development week, I was worried. The initial thought that struck me was, “Oh God, that sounds serious”, swiftly followed by, “Hrm, better go, you need all the help you can get.” Thankfully, this instinctive reaction was echoed soon […]

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Employability in the Creative & Digital Industries

Earlier this month, we held another of our employability events at Manchester Metropolitan University’s incredible business school. With a focus on the creative and digital industries and the careers within them, we were joined by current students to hear some words of wisdom from professionals within the industries. We also carried out a great competition […]

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School of Thought – 12 Weeks Naked

Want to know more about School of Thought, have a read of what Mike Emerson, previous winner, has to say about it… There’s a travesty show on Channel 4 at the moment called Naked Attraction. It asks participants to stand in Perspex boxes completely naked, as different parts of their bodies are slowly revealed. Someone […]

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