Author: Hana York

5 Tricks for Creative Networking

Having a successful career as a creative is more than just being good at what you do and having a fabulous portfolio; getting your name and face know is pivotal to building your career. If, however, the thought of networking and selling yourself fills you with dread (especially face-to-face away from the blissful anonymity of social media) then fear not – here are some simple tricks to help you get creative about networking. Virtual preparation Ok, so this is not so much creative as essential. Ensure you have the basics covered; date, time, location, business cards; meaning you can arrive relaxed – not sweaty and breathless. Got...

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Mainframe Presents…3 reasons to celebrate our creative industries

Boosting our Economy Did you know the UK’s booming creative industries made a record contribution to the economy in 2016, according to figures published at the end of 2017. Industries including advertising and marketing, arts and film, TV and radio, and museums and galleries are all part of this thriving economic sector, which is now worth almost £92bn, according to the figures from the Department for Digital, Media, Culture and Sport. Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley said: “Britain’s creative industries play an essential role shaping how we are seen around the world but...

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Mainframe Presents… 3 Great Benefits of Community

Throughout history you’ll find the best and brightest always surrounded themselves with a community of friends, piers and like-minded folk who help drive them to become exceptional. From artists to scientists to engineers and everything in-between. It’s no different today. If you’re looking to reach your full potential, you need to embrace the fact that we all need support, and surround yourself with a community. No matter how talented you may be, you’re not going to get very far without learning to leverage the power of community. Here are three key reasons for making that next community meet up: Connections Joining any community means you have...

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