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Developing Your Career Through Your Creative Portfolio

Enhancing Your Career Through Your Creative PortfolioDoes your portfolio really showcase your talents and make creative agencies sit up and take notice? Or does it lack direction and focus, with a mishmash of work and projects that don’t really convey who you are and what you can do?

Read on for my advice on how to streamline your portfolio and give your creative career a boost.

5 Ways To Improve Your Portfolio

Just as I would recommend tailoring your CV to a specfic job application, your portfolio should be compiled for both the role you are after, and the agency you hope to work for.… Read more

Ballsy Brands Quarterly: Brand Spam and Ballsy Storytelling

Jon Burkhart’s first ever Ballsy Brands Quarterly kicked off in true Burkhart style with plenty of ball throwing and a great deal of laughter at a brilliant venue WeWork, Devonshire Square.

On to the event…

BBQ, Brand Spam and Ballsy Storytelling

Jon kicked off the show by explaining the idea and passion behind the event — helping brands to stop making fools of themselves. They mostly do this by creating content that’s all about their own agenda and not based on what customers want. This leads to some truly shocking bits of content – especially the ones created to “newsjack”(as Jon calls it) current events.… Read more

Using Social Media At Night: Lights Out Or Phone Out?

Using Social Media At Night Lights Out Or Phone OutFacebook for many of us is a large time filler, entertainer and connector to the outside world. There are many positives Facebook brings; including connecting distant friends and family, and sharing thoughts, videos, pictures and experiences with those you might not otherwise have the chance to. But how much time should we really allow for social media? What are the mental effects it has on society, especially the younger generations?

Recent studies have shown that school children using social media at night, to heavy extents, are at an increasing risk of depression and anxiety.… Read more