What do employers really want in a cover letter for creative jobs?

What do employers really want in a cover letter for creative jobs?

From: no-reply: Unfortunately, we have decided to progress other candidates at this time. And no, we don't provide feedback. Much like anything you produce online, you don't have long to make an impression before people close the tab and move on. Nothing much rides on whether someone reads this post, likes my pic, or shares [...]

How to know whether your “dream job” is right for you

How to know whether your “dream job” is right for you

At some point in each of our lives, we will do a job that doesn't fulfil us. Usually, many of us will get our "in between" jobs out of the way during our student years, or shortly after. For those of us who come to find employment in unfavourable establishments later in life, we can [...]

Lockdown reflections: Getting tired of feeling uninspired

Lockdown reflections: Getting tired of feeling uninspired

Writer’s block is no laughing matter; it’ll leave you feeling deflated and unimaginative. I’ve taken an unintentional media hiatus for a few weeks and this is why: having spent the last three weeks applying and interviewing for jobs, I’m subsequently struggling to find any inspiration for things to write about. While it’s a rare occurrence [...]

A journalist trying to get her big break

A journalist trying to get her big break

Yep, that's me. I live and breathe journalism, understanding and reporting the truth. I have submitted countless job applications and been invited to a few interviews - I'm just waiting on one person to take a chance on this lowly Gen Z with dreams of becoming a hotshot journo. You might not care for the [...]