Join us for our Portfolio Review Night

Have your book critiqued by some of the best creative thinkers in Manchester at our Portfolio Review Night. What is Portfolio Review Night? Portfolio Review Night allows you to get valuable feedback and honest, practical advice on your portfolio, as well as making new connections with some of the most influential figures in the North […]

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Opinion: My response to Total Jobs ‘Rise of the Northern Pound’

Total Jobs recently released a paper entitled ‘The Rise of the Northern Pound’. The report delved into what motivates people to move from London to the north as well as how much bang for our buck we’re getting up North. The main headline was the northern pound goes 20% further than it does in London. […]

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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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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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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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The Seven Commandments of a Creative Portfolio

A portfolio can be the deciding factor in whether or not you are offered the job In the increasingly competitive world of work, it goes without saying that a killer portfolio can dramatically improve your chances of landing a job over rival contenders, particularly in the creative industries. With a mass of talented individuals showcasing […]

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Creatives: How to Make the Most of Your Time at University

Congratulations! You’ve just got your A-level results and are off on your next adventure to start a degree at university that’s perfect for creatives, but how are you going to make the most of your time there? Undoubtedly, university is an extremely exciting time but of course isn’t just about studying; what you do outside […]

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Employability Event Round Up

“There has never been a better time to be involved in the creative industries….” The feedback has been collected and the verdict is in – students and recent graduate hailed our latest Employability Event as a big success! On Thursday 19th March, Creative Resource held our biggest ever Employability Event at Manchester Metropolitan University Business […]

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