The journey to your ideal job isn’t always a smooth one—but don’t be deterred. Everyone experiences knock backs but what’s important is to stay at it, and stay busy. Enter competitions to keep yourself engaged, work on personal projects and get yourself out there at design networking events. Remember to stay confident and know that you’re not alone, find comfort in our Designer’s Guide to Battling Imposter Syndrome.
Establishing a routine after the military precision of Shillington’s timetables can often be tricky. Take inspiration from creatives who’ve made their very own extraordinary routines to align with a creative career.
A word which needn’t send shudders down your spine. An integral part of being a designer is broadening your network and there’s plenty of design events out there redefining what it means to network. Read advice from Shillumni Gerald Torto on how to turn networking into a creative challenge.