Rising Stars

2022 Rising Stars developing marketing skills

2022 Rising Stars developing marketing skills

These stars have all pursued a specialism in marketing, whether in print or publishing, working on promoting their services and products to target audiences. Thanks to the awards, they will all now be able to undertake professional training to further develop their...

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2022 Rising Stars in journalism

2022 Rising Stars in journalism

A challenging industry in which to flourish, these stars are establishing themselves as the next generation of journalists by investing in both core journalism skills training and equipment. Awardees will undertake training from trusted organisations to strengthen...

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2022 Rising Stars developing publishing skills

2022 Rising Stars developing publishing skills

These stars are all at the start of their publishing careers, working across large and small houses in a variety of roles. With support from the awards, they will gain industry-recognised training that cements their on-the-job learning and allows them to progress and...

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2022 Rising Stars developing practical skills

2022 Rising Stars developing practical skills

Practical, specific skills are an important part of our day-to-day jobs and a chance to develop these skills will provide real value to these stars in their careers, now and in the future. Taking on professional training, from excel to product photography, will help...

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2022 Rising Stars in leadership & management

2022 Rising Stars in leadership & management

These stars will undertake various leadership and management training courses to solidify skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, and process improvement, all of which are crucial to such high-level roles. This training will help them to become inspired...

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How to find what career skills you’re missing

How to find what career skills you’re missing

Upskilling is a great way to support your career development, but it can be confusing to know where to start. To help, we’ve listed ways to find your skills gaps, and how to fill them in.  Your current employer A good place to start is your current job role and...

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Rising Star, Alexandra Lunn

Rising Star, Alexandra Lunn

Alexandra Lunn, a design director, was the recipient of a Rising Star Award back in 2011. She was one of nine winners who were supported to help their career development in the early years of the awards. Studying Visual Communication as a student at the Glasgow School...

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How winning has helped our Rising Stars

How winning has helped our Rising Stars

Being named a Rising Star can help you reach your career goals. Don’t take our word for it though, here are just some of our previous Rising Stars on how their award has boosted their skills.  ‘I would thoroughly recommend others to apply for a Rising Star award. The...

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How to take charge of your career development

How to take charge of your career development

It’s important to take the time to think about your career and the goals you want to achieve. To help, we’ve compiled some top tips to help take charge of your development.  Talk to your employer Having an open conversation with your line manager or HR department is a...

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Rising Star gains a promotion thanks to award

Rising Star gains a promotion thanks to award

Rachael Hunt works at Visual Print and Design, a Lincoln-based print and design company. Last year she was named a Rising Star and has gone from strength to strength since then. We caught up with her a year on to find out how the award has supported her career. ...

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