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CS For SHE: A new training programme for Female CDs and ACDs

We are delighted to announce CE for She (with CE), a new training programme for female ACDs and Creative Directors. The aim of the programme is to give female senior creatives the tools they need to really thrive in the creative industry. Working...

Posted by: Daniele Fiandaca
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Training is an investment, not an unnecessary cost.

by Mark Young, Academy Class. In difficult economic times employers can be forgiven for looking at their expenditure and deciding that some things are easier to do without than others. While utility bills and direct employment costs are unavoidable,...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Skill shortages in the creative and digital markets

Written by Toby Thwaites, Director, Purple Consultancy - Specialists in creative recruitment As recruiters for the creative industries, including the digital industry, we are naturally very aware of the constant need for the sourcing of fresh talent...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Job Description - Writer

What is the work like? Writers produce works of fiction and non-fiction. They may work on: novels short stories poetry scripts for radio, TV, film or theatre non-fiction books newspaper and magazine articles, from news and features to opinion...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Job Description - Broadcasting Engineer

What is the work like? Broadcast engineers use their technical expertise to put shows on the air. They make sure programmes are broadcast at the right times, and at the highest quality level. Engineers are involved in all kinds of production,...

Posted by: Creativepool
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How to... Find a job in design

Finding a job in design is not particularly easy as it's one of the most competitive industries out there. Most design companies (when they advertise jobs) seem to always ask for at least 3 years experience, so the chicken and egg scenario starts....

Posted by: Creativepool
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Opinions - The voice over artist

by John Fountain Successful voice-over talents often earn thousands in session fees and residuals, and more frequently than not, in less time than a half hour of work. Becoming a successful voice-over talent for television and radio commercials,...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Features

Professional development courses: a load of old tosh?

If, like me, you are registered with a number of job sites, you will probably get a weekly or even daily glut of emails telling you that you really ought to think about taking some sort of training course. Be it a course in Dreamweaver, Flash or...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Inspiration

SWEAR IN YOUR F***ING ADS

WARNING: CONTAINS OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE* *Unless you don’t get offended by words like ‘fuck’. In which case, the warning should read: contains language. “Daddy, when are you going to teach me how to cut with a sharp knife and...

Posted by: Matt Batten
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STOP THINKING!

This article is 2238 words. If you don't expect to zone out for at least 40% of them, I want you to stop reading now because you are probably not in a creative field, so this is not meant for you. Ironically, this article is for the few who have...

Posted by: Matt Batten
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The key to building a successful employee training programme

One of the essential element of any successful business is well-trained employees. Skills, training, experience and knowledge are always in high demand. Efficiency and safety are the names of the game and the more productive an employee is, the...

Posted by: Liam Smith
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Training courses: just a day of your life that you won't get back?

It's Monday morning. Email hell beckons. I've got my Creativepool blog to write but I do also need to try and whittle down the daily glut of Groupons, StumbleUpons, Voucherclouds, More Groupons, and LinkedIn's “congratulate Billy-Bob on his new...

Posted by: Ashley Morrison
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Leaders

Monetising the metaverse | #PredictionsMonth

There’s been a lot said about the metaverse over the last few years and, let’s be honest, little of it has been resolutely positive, at least as far as Facebook and Mr Zuckerberg are concerned. But there are companies out there looking to...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Inspiration

The beautiful growth of Fiora | #CompanySpotlight

Fiora, formerly known as Creation Media, is a creative digital marketing agency with offices in Bristol and London. The aim of the company, according to CEO and founder David Wenn, is to “deliver beautiful growth to all its clients by...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

AI in 2023 | #PredictionsMonth

The importance of web scraping and alternative data cannot be overstated. In today's data-driven world, having access to a wide range of information is crucial for businesses looking to stay competitive. In addition, the growth of artificial...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Taking crowd-sourced answers to the Yext level | #CompanySpotlight

Yext describes itself as “the Answers company that’s on a mission to empower every company in the world to provide authoritative answers to every question about their organisation.” It achieves this by using AI to collect and...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Top 10 most exciting 2D animators on Creativepool

Sometimes, the world needs to be seen in two dimensions to underline just how absurd and surprisingly simple everything really is at its core. This is particularly true in today’s perpetual clown world existence. So, this week we thought...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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How much should I charge as a freelance web designer?

Are you visually creative, and tempted to work remotely for yourself? And do you have a brain that’s equal parts creative and mathematic? Do you also consider yourself something of a natural touch when it comes to design work? Then you might be...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Sales enablement tools: The key to consistent coaching

Committing to an ongoing and systematic approach to coaching throughout your business unlocks significant revenue potential. Typically sales reps are the primary point of contact for your customers and prospects. To maximise their potential, they...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

When a joke goes too far – The importance of impact vs intention

timeTo is an organisation that focuses on providing regular training for agencies and employees as well as support for sexual harassment in the workplace. Within the training supplied by timeTo there is emphasis on the intention behind the...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Why good agencies shouldn’t fear recession

“The marriage of imaginative flair for business creativity and the diligent application of process is a match made in heaven to drive growth.” It’s no secret that the UK economy is in deep trouble. A botched mini-budget, consequent...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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How to hire a great content manager

Content is king. This is an adage we’re probably all sick of by now, but it still rings true in many ways. What is the internet without content, after all? This is why content managers remain one of the most important individuals for many...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

Creating the unforgettable with Taxi Studio | #CompanySpotlight

Brand expression agency Taxi Studio is an independent design business based in Bristol that’s home to a collective of global talent - without unnecessary hierarchy or inflated titles. Founded in 2002 by three friends, they have grown to work...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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How to hire a great retoucher – 5 top tips

The job of a retoucher is far more complicated and exciting than just making exceptionally pretty people even prettier. Editing images and videos, or photographic retouching, helps the creative present his or her project in the best light...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

The Intervention of Virtual Reality in Therapy

We have all witnessed the digital advancement prevailing in the real world. The near future is supposed to be a lot more technologically advanced. It’s because the technology of the Augmented and Virtual world has been applied to both science...

Posted by: fourthedesign 3d Visualization Animation- Multimedia design
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How to choose a PR agency

For all intents and purposes, your PR agency is your public face to the working world, at least in a B2B sense. It’s the middle ground between you and the wider world and it exists to contextualise and communicate your successes and your...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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The power of polylingual employees

Daniele Saccardi, Campaign Manager at Preply, uses his expertise to explain why offering language lessons to employees results in improved work ethic. In a world that is becoming more global and accessible by the day, language skills are like gold...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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What businesses should do to prepare for digital transformation

In today’s digital era, it’s more important than ever for businesses to manage their core operations electronically. According to Edward Coram-James, Co-founder and CEO of digital marketing agency, Go Up, this is because of one simple...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

What it's really like to teach adland about sexual harassment

Bryony Beynon is a senior trainer at timeTo, an initiative set up by NABS, The AA and WACL to tackle sexual harassment in advertising that offers ground breaking interactive training for companies and individuals on how to recognise and tackle sexual...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial

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