How to make a good impression and a lasting one

Getting your first dream job in the creative industry can be tough, so how you do stand out in the madness? Here are some basic, but essential tips.

02.07.14 | Opinion

By Marcus McCabe

Getting a start

It’s that time of year again, when students turn into graduates and start eagerly seeking out their first role within the creative industry.

Having been on both sides of the interview table, I know it would have helped me to get some guidance at the early stage.

You want to be enthusiastic and have an opinion, but you don’t want to be arrogant. You want to show your best work, but struggle to know what will rock the boat of the creative director. You’ve got one chance to get it right, so it has to be right!

Preparing for the Real World 

Good preparation can be the difference between amazing job and an extended period on the couch watching re-runs of Loose Women.

I thought I would share some advice on how graduates should best prepare for their first foray into the creative industry. It’s not rocket science - good advice rarely is. So with that in mind, I’ve stuck to simple straight forward tips for graduates on how to get an interview.

You're in, now what

With a little bit of preparation and consideration, you can get the balance right and nail that job.

Download here, have a read, share and hopefully it will help you with that all-important start in the design world.

As always, we are on the look out for exceptional talent to join our internship programme. 

If you think you have what it takes then send your CV and a relevant portfolio of your work to internships@uniform.net 

Good Luck

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