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5 reasons creatives should join a startup

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10:45 AM | 4 September 2014
by Attia Husseini
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Looking for a job where you can learn lots and truly flourish? Attia Husseini discusses why you should be looking at startups.

For all the creative types who want to go the atypical route, I invite you to jump in and join the buzzing startup scene! Problem solvers, designers, advertisers (and beyond) unite! Your options aren't limited to corporate internships or graduate schemes. Whether you're newly graduated, or looking for more than a 9–5, make sure the startup world is on your radar. Here's why:

1. YOU'LL LEARN NEW SKILLS

In a startup you're likely to be thrown into different tasks, especially in the early stages. Today you're working on graphic design. Tomorrow, a pitch for the founder to present to investors, and the next day you could be working on a business development strategy. This requires you to be proactive in finding opportunities for yourself outside of your job description.

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