• Don’t even think about becoming a freelancer unless you have these 20 essential skills locked down

    Kirstin on Fullback and Friends | How many of us have thought about how wonderful it would be to be your own boss. Setting up your own business, and freelancing, can be so tempting, you have an idea, you want to take that idea and turn it into something amazing. Turning that idea into a…

  • The #1 Tip for Writing a Compelling, Makes-People-Want-to-Share-it Blog Post

    Kirstin on Fullback and Friends | Many of my students are now starting to see and understand the benefits of creating a blog, and how it can add value to their personal brand, as well as reaching out to a large audience. One of their concerns are the time investment in running a blog. Personally,…

  • Art blogging: How to write a fantastic blog post

    Kirstin on Fullback and Friends:  Blogs are becoming a very useful social media tool for employers to check an individuals creativity and writing skills,  Blogging is an activity that I encourage under-graduates to get involved in, through my 1-2-1s and is one of the first things I look for on a creatives CV.  If you are unsure where to…

  • How to Get Over the Top Creativity Hurdles [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Kirstin on Fullback and Friends:  How important is creativity to your business, and do you identify with these creative barriers that are preventing you and your teams to perform well? http://theundercoverrecruiter.com/top-creativity-hurdles/

  • 21 Tips for Better Visual Storytelling

    Kirstin on Fullback and Friends:  Marketing and advertising be it traditional or in the form of social media is all about grabbing your audiences attention in order to achieve positive results.  Which means we all have to be excellent story tellers, get your story board right and you are half way there http://community.paper.li/2014/04/07/21-tips-for-better-visual-storytelling/

  • The ultimate collection of freelance tips for creative businesses

    Kirstin on Fullback and Friends:  Postive quotes and useful advice, perfect.  http://creativeboom.co.uk/tips/the-ultimate-collection-of-freelance-tips-for-creative-businesses/

  • Showbiz & Fashion: A Top Blogger’s Tips

    Kirstin on Fullback and Friends:  By including your blog link to your CV can be a great way of showcasing your creativity and writing skills to a prospective employer.  Blogging is also getting a good reputation as a career or role requirement within a job.  Here is some good tips to get you inspired.  http://journograds.com/2014/03/24/showbiz-fashion-a-top-bloggers-tips/

  • How to keep your ideas fresh

    Kirstin on Fullback and Friends:  Make sure your creativity is always a big part of your ideas http://ideastap.com/ideasmag/the-knowledge/how-to-keep-your-ideas-fresh

  • Branding to the Macs

    Kirstin on Fullback and Friends:  David Fairhurst, Manchester Metropolitan University Graduate and McDonald’s Senior Vice President & Chief People Officer, talks about employer branding.  Anyone interested in branding will hopefully enjoy reading this article. http://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk//launch.aspx?eid=83eb43fc-bd08-48a3-8d75-9e33e7fbfeb5&pnum=20&utm_source=Sign-Up.to&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=7962-311094-HRM+-+22%2F01%2F14

  • MMU Undergraduate Super Stars – Creating a Digital Marketing Agency

    Kirstin:  Another MMU Business School super star in the making.  Huge congrats to  George Whiting who has successfully completed a 12 month business related placements during 2012/2013 with Unilever and now in his final year of his degree.  George, along with Aaliyah Stansfield; Arjun Sohal; Hannah Thorpe; Matt Holton and Mikey Norris have produced this fantastic blog…