How to Make a Career Out of Creativity
Maybe you’d like to turn your creativity into a career but jokes about starving artists make you a little nervous. In reality, it is possible to make a living while making art.
Whether you’re a drama student trying to figure out what to do after graduation or a professional thinking about making a career change, you can do something artistic with your life.
Find out how to channel your creative skills into a rewarding career.
How to start a creative career?
While there are many paths to developing a creative career, the first steps are often similar. A strong foundation will help you navigate your way to success.
Use these strategies:
More than 40% of creative workers are self-employed, according to the Arts Council. Consider freelancing or starting your own business.
Follow these tips:
Revising Your Current Position
Smart companies value creative employees because they overcome challenges and spot promising opportunities. Regardless of your job title, you’ll be an asset if you approach your work like an artist.
Consider these ideas:
Find work that engages your talents and imagination. Use your art to earn a living or take a creative approach to whatever career you choose.
Mandy Fard is a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW, CMRW) and Recruiter with decades of experience in assisting job seekers, working directly with employers in multiple industries, and writing proven-effective resumes.