Monday, 24 July 2017

The Interview

So we all (should) know what to do within an interview. I can say I have had many many interviews in my undergraduate and postgraduate life and I thought to post a video on my experience in the interviewing atmosphere.

My absolute top priority tip that I will share is definitely have something to show for your efforts. The interviewer is clearly interested in you based off your CV, so now you have to basically need to life that CV through action instead of black ink and white paper.

This is my first interview and I don't have prior experience What can I show? Interest.
     - Whether it be interest within a particular scenario that applies to the brand you are interviewing with or be in within an area where the brand thrives in like social media or technological advancement.

As I have mentioned, when I entered into university, I had no experience coming in compared to my cohort who had interned at least a full year - 2 years. But I was on a PR course at LCF, I had great organisation skills and with retail and front of house experience - Interest.

Do remember / re-read the advert of the job before you head into that room, most times clue of what they are looking for are highlighted and then you will elaborate with interest !

Hope you like the latest video uploaded on my YouTube channel 

Know your worth, and multiply with interest ;)


Friday, 14 July 2017

'If there was one thing I could tell my younger self, it would be to intern"

I have a new video out ! Have you subscribed to my YouTube channel ?

If after watching my video about apply to LCF has not altered your vision of becoming a student at LCF, or a communication based subject majoring with fashion as degree, now lets talk about wisdom before you actually acquire the knowledge of your field ( because as the great Robyn Fenty said,-)

A term that benefits this post, some may say that you don't need to intern, the economy is too tight to work for free in our generation. I get it, everybody understands and dare I say that it stands as a disgusting matter some overlook but it is what makes the skin harder.

If you have seen an advertisement for a PR role, you may have seen a line like ' no two days are the same' ; add in the back of your mind how also, no two days are worth the same. Sometimes you will be asked to come in on a Sunday morning (via text from your manager who is out of office, out of country for the weekend) and you have to therefore host your hangover in you heels running around London to pick up a look to send to another shoot because you actually don't know if your uber would be reimburse before payday.

These last minute, time consuming, nearly wanting to curse somebody but should you make a noise you will cry and mess up your make-up are invaluable experiences that no classroom or 30 slide presentation can show, so take the time to appreciate or rule out what you will and will not allow.

My personal opinion, take at least one and say you've done it

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