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Career Advice

Defining the Creative Industry

If you ask yourself ‘Who or what is a creative?’, the first answer that comes to mind is ‘artists’, since their aim is to produce entirely original work – to bring abstract dreams to life through words, material or performance. But there are undoubtedly other people working to bring ideas to life, to create original…

Guide to Creative Internships in Ireland

Things to consider before taking an internship Taking on an internship can be a positive first step towards entering the creative sector; it’s a good option for those who wish to learn, to acquire skills, to make connections, and to explore a possible career. However, the quality of internships vary widely. Some organisations give serious…

Your First Job in the Creative Sector

Your first Job in the Arts – Nobody gets into the arts to get rich. And while many people at the top of their game do make a very good living, be it in artistic, managerial or directorial roles, you should be realistic about your earning potential, particularly in the early part of your career…

What does it take to have a Creative Career?

The creative industries encompass a wide range of activities, some of which rely heavily on public funding, others are commercially viable. A life in the creative industry can range from practising as a full-time artist, writer or performer; as a creative director or manager in the arts or cultural sector; working in a venue, event…

Interview Advice

Great, you have an interview… now what? How much do you know about the creative or cultural organisation you are interviewing for? It should be plenty, and much of the information you need is available online. Here are tips on how to research, get the inside scoop on the culture, and use your connections to…

8 Tips for a great application

Have you ever wondered why even though you apply for lots of roles, you either don’t hear back or miss out on shortlisting? It might be the case that you’ve got some excellent skills and experience and you know that you would be a great candidate for the role – but may be where the issue…