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Mike Gadd's job as a taxidermist allows him to combine his love of wildlife with his skills as a sculptor. He spoke about his work.
Rob Lloyd's journey into technical management started with him doing "bottom of the pile" work in theatre, but evolved into roles with much greater responsibility as he rapidly gained new skills. He eventually sidestepped into the music industry. Read more about his career.
Bridget Nicholls was awarded the first Zoo Arts Fellowship at ZSL London Zoo. Her large-scale science arts festival, 'Pestival', was recently awarded Conservation Project of the Year by the Observer Ethical Awards.
Rhiannon Jones is a graphic designer working for Warner Music Group. She spoke about how a 3 month internship led to a permanent job in the music industry.
Actress Jodie Whittaker has worked with Peter O'Toole, Viggo Mortensen and Cillian Murphy. Graduating the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, she has worked in cinema, theatre and television.
University libraries experience heavy demands for books around deadlines and exam times, and so employ shelvers. Carla Moore works at Lincoln University Library as she studies for a Masters.
In a world where nothing seems certain, diversification is necessary for survival. And in the creative industries, ‘slashers’ are rife: actor/writer, producer/director, teacher/playwright.
Radio presenter and producer Keith Law explains how to record a podcast. He also explains what a typical working day for him looks like and offers tips for getting into radio.
Graham Lister, Production Manager, talks about the unique design of the Curve Theatre in Leicester. The exposed nature of the theatre allows the audience to see behind the scenes.
Jack Gibbon is founder and director of the Antlers Gallery, a 'nomadic' gallery with no permanent residence and produces temporary exhibitions within different spaces across Bristol.
Four people at the Derry City Council Museum Service discuss their careers in management, education, archives and genealogy.
After studying graphic design, John Cei Douglas quit his day job and set himself up as an illustrator. He spoke about his experiences in art college and the struggle to make a living.
Classical singer Lizzie Byrne's career has seen her performing with small opera companies and contemporary music groups. She also works on teaching and vocal training.
Starting as promotions coordinator for St George's in Bristol, Suzanne Rolt is now director of the music venue. She describes how she built up leadership skills for her work.
Interested in a graphic design career? This infographic created by Fifteen Design looks at typical salaries and progression routes, as well as giving key information and outlining desired skills and experience.
With thousands of different courses on offer in the UK, it can be hard to know where to start. Use this simple guide to get your search going.
Ifeoma Onyefulu is a children's author, novelist and photographer. She spoke about her inspiration, an unusual path to find a publisher, and why writers shouldn't be discouraged.
A band agreement is a contract between the individual members of a band which sets out how the band is going to conduct business together.
Helen Marshall works in the knowledge and information team at the law firm Harvey Ingram LLP. 400 staff are spread across the head office in Leicester and the four other offices in the Midlands.
Illustrator and animator Daniel McGarrigle explains how to make a storyboard. He also explains what a typical working day for him looks like and what it's like being a freelancer with this job.
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