Recruitment U&I Search Blog - January 2020

  • I want to be a Designer…

    Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Fashion design jobs are extremely competitive and you'll need a combination of good qualifications, relevant industry experience and an impressive portfolio to secure a job with a high-profile design house. Being self employed is also an option. If you're struggling to secure a design job you could set up on your own. You could design pieces to sell in pop-up shops or online via eBay or Depop. If ...

  • Will a blog help my job prospects?

    Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Blogging is an increasingly popular platform to showcase your creative talent. If you want to make it in the contemporary fashion world, the most important place to be is online. Setting up a fashion blog to display your designs could be a smart career move. Via blogging networks you'll be able to follow other fashion bloggers for inspiration and professional support and take part in meet ups and ...

  • How to get a fashion internships

    Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Internships are a great way to develop your skills and experience within a fashion environment. They're also a useful way to make contacts and network with colleagues. Industry experience, coupled with a fashion degree, will make you an attractive prospect to potential employers. Most fashion internships are short-term, typically between three months to a year in length. They're advertised often ...

  • Thinking about Fashion Design?

    Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    With knowledge and experience, it's possible to gain entry to design positions without a degree - but due to the competitive nature of the industry this is becoming increasingly unlikely. If you have aspirations to become the next Westwood or McQueen, a fashion design degree is the way to go. Employers and design houses prefer candidates with a related undergraduate qualification, in areas such ...

  • Ditch the winter blues…

    Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    It’s easy to feel low in winter. The festive season is over, the cold weather is taking it toll on both your commute and your immune system. Days are filled with chilly mornings that make getting out bed a chore, navigating sick co-workers, and trudging through grey days fit for hibernating. What is clear is that the winter blues are real. If you notice a persistent lethargy following you around ...

  • Fabulous Fashion Blogs

    Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Fashion blogs have been around for nearly twenty years now but today, blogging is a whole new ball game. While fashion blogs are at an all-time high, we can’t argue against the fact that social media platforms like Instagram remain the single largest method to push traffic towards a great fashion blogs. We've compiled a list to help you keep up to date with the fashion world. Fashion Mumblr - ...