Here is FutureRising's best stuff from the past week. We've put together this handy round-up so you don't miss out on our most popular content as well as giving you something to share.
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After recently landing a job at media agency the7Stars, Simen shares his experiences studying advertising at Solent University and landing his job.
Looking for a job where you can learn lots and truly flourish? Attia Husseini discusses why you should be looking for startups.
Wieden + Kennedy creative team Philippa and Artur talk about how to handle all the advice you get.
5. From around the web
Toronto based copywriter Suzanne Pope runs a blog to provide advice and instruction to young people in advertising. Here you'll find some nice quotes and the occasional tip. But what we love most about Ad Teachings is that Suzanne posts a constant stream of advertising and other creative work from around the world and, in no more than a few sentences, explains what's great or not so great about it.
We live in difficult times
Tony Cullingham explains that in these competitive times if you want to land a job in creative advertising, you and your portfolio need to shine through.
Where to find ideas
Ricky Richards talks about coming up with ideas in this age of distraction and gives you the clues to finding those unique ideas.
The career path that has no path
Creative Director, Jeremy Garner, explores the exciting opportunity surrounding careers in the ever changing creative industries.
The rate of people being diagnosed with alzheimer’s is growing rapidly, with now 1 in 3 seniors dying of this incurable disease. Students from Miami Ad School has an idea to raise awareness.
8 ways to smash your last year at university
Csilla Kulcsar, ex graduate of Middlesex University writes about 8 tips for smashing your last year at university.
Book Review: The Typography Idea Book by Steven Heller & Gail Anderson
We review Stephen Heller & Gail Anderson's collaborative effort, The Typography Idea Book. A must for anyone interested in typography, art direction, and graphic design.