Working at It…

After a morning trying to produce a skills-based CV (bits of it are slowly emerging!), and trying to extrapolate what I've actually done this week towards my jobsearch, I was offered some work which involved getting to grips with a new CMS system.JoomlaJoomla! is a free open source content management system for publishing content on the World Wide Web and intranets. The system includes features such as page caching to improve performance, RSS feeds, printable…

Image Sources

Arranging a photo-shoot can be an expensive business, but websites look rather stark with no imagery (although I always believe the information must come first). Taking photos through e.g. Google's image search generally means that you are using illegal images. Microstock PhotographyThere are many different microstock photography sites, in which you can purchase Royalty-free (free from licence restrictions) images for as low as $0.20 per image if you sign up to a subscription plan. Pay…

Careers: Media Agencies/Academic Work

I'm hunting for either web content or lecturing work, and have identified a number of agencies specialising in media/web content work:Media Guardian (buy print newspaper on a Monday)Civil Service (Communications roles)Creative Pool AgencyPurple Recruitment ConsultancyFormula Won Media RecruitmentThe Blueprint (Digital Recruitment)Brand RepublicJob RapidoPlanet RecruitChinwag JobsProfiles CreativeReed AgenciesCareersandjobsukThe IT Job BoardPure Genie (online travel jobs)Amazon.co.uk (specific vacancies)There are only a couple of places that I know of that Universities advertise in. Looking on the websites of specific…