What is #3MinReview all about? I explain briefly about my latest YouTube series and the sort of things I will be reviewing in three minutes.
We've all been rejected for a job in our lives. It's something that you cannot control albeit getting rejected for a journalism job can be a huge blow to your self-esteem.
When it comes to producing data visualisations or media content, the feedback that I receive varies depending on the context and subject. I would have people say "I like how you've written this paragraph" or others would say "This viz needs a complete revamp, I don't like it at all." That's all well and good … Continue reading How do you get better feedback?
As we're coming up to the end of 2017, it's been another fantastic year in regards to the things I have done, not to mention graduating from Birmingham City University in July. Whilst I am not one for New Year's Resolutions, I do have some goals lined up for the upcoming year. 1. Maintaining a … Continue reading Out with 2017, in with 2018 – My main goals for the upcoming year
Less is more. It's a term I use for most of my everyday life with good reason and it's because for the last year, finding a graduate job has consumed most of my life and with good reason. It's coming up to four months since I had graduated from university. Whilst it has been at … Continue reading Less is more when it comes to job hunting
Every week, I always think to myself "How can I strengthen the networks I currently have at the moment to secure my first graduate job?" The method to my madness is quite simple, networking is a great to get your foot in the door and get over that hurdle of applying for hundreds of jobs … Continue reading Network, Network, Network – Building networks to secure a job
I am going to admit these three months have been tough both from a confidence and personal perspective. There's absolutely no shame in that considering I had graduated from Birmingham City University with a 2:1 in Media and Communication (Journalism), but if there's one thing it has taught me is to never doubt yourself. You will probably … Continue reading Never doubt yourself, ever