WHAT EMPLOYERS WANT - PORTFOLIO

#1 A RELEVANT PORTFOLIO WITH A CLEAR STYLE  A Freelancer’s portfolio is an essential tool and, very much like a CV, it should represent your work in the best possible light. A strong portfolio will showcase your talent and display your skill in an obvious way. However, there's more to a portfolio than just a bunch of images. Here is what employer look for in a freelancer's portfolio.

6 STEPS TO THE PERFECT FASHION PORTFOLIO

How to create a fashion portfolio, you ask? Images from paid shoots, personal projects and test shooting. There a many ways to produce work but putting together a fashion portfolio that resonates with your target market is no easy task. It requires a fine balance to attract the top clients and entice collaborators you want to shoot with. To help solve this timeless conundrum, The Freelancer Club dipped into our little black book and asked one of London's biggest modelling agencies, M + P Models, how to create a fashion portfolio that gets you noticed.

PART TIME TO FULL TIME FREELANCING

Making the move from part-time to full-time freelancing is a delicate process. Are you working full time and freelancing on the side? Sick of having to turn down opportunities because you can't get the time off work or maybe you just hate your full-time job and are champing at the bit to do what you love to do full-time. The New Year is often when 9 to 5ers choose to make the leap into full-time freelancing, however, the transition comes with challenges and if executed incorrectly, can jeopardise your steady income as well as your freelance ambitions. We've been helping freelancers with this delicate move for years and have developed a strategy that eases the transition while reducing the risk of failure. Check out our top tips on making the leap from part-time to full-time freelancer.

LONDON FASHION SHOWCASE

The Freelancer Club is proud to present London Fashion Showcase, an industry fashion event taking place during London Fashion Week. London Fashion Showcase will feature contemporary designers who have a story to tell and invite press, buyers and VIPs. 

FASHION JOBS: LONDON TO NEW YORK

Fashion jobs London - arguably the most sought-after work in the creative industry. London, New York, Milan and Paris, no matter which major fashion city you're in, the aim is the same. Fashion jobs cover an array of disciplines including fashion photography jobs, fashion styling jobs, fashion design jobs, right up to runners and dressers at fashion shows. Fashion jobs are also some of the hardest to land and often the worst paid. Here's our guide to the truth behind the application process and how to land fashion jobs in your sector.

FINDING FREELANCE CLIENTS AS A GRADUATE ILLUSTRATOR

Graduate freelance jobs can seem few and far between when you’re starting out as an illustrator and want to build a solid portfolio and client base. We’ve spoken to fellow freelance illustrators, both newly graduated and experienced souls, to find out more about finding freelance clients as a graduate.

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