Getting Started: Need advice? Ask Pip

In the next issue of CR, we’ll be looking at how to get started in the creative industries. We’ve enlisted the help of Pip Jamieson, founder of The Dots, who is going to answer questions submitted by our readers on anything from getting that first placement to funding your own business. Got a question for Pip? Ask it here

The Dots is a career network for talent across the creative industries. Its founder, Pip Jamieson, has written before for CR on those important first steps in a creative career. She’s also a creative business-owner herself, having been through the start-up process twice over.

She is here to answer CR readers’ questions on getting started – whatever you need help on, from how best to put a portfolio together, to the most effective way to recruit talent or advice on getting funding or the right partners for a new business, ask away in the comments section below.

Are you considering going freelance and want to know the best way to do it? Are you looking for investment and wondering which route to take? Maybe you are recruiting a team and want advice on getting the right mix of talents: Pip is here to help

We will review all the questions with Pip and select those which we feel will be the most useful and relevant for publication, both in the August issue of CR and online.

Deadline for submitting questions: 5pm (UK time) on Thursday, June 30

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