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  • Au'guest' Blog month - Internships = Job Opportunities!

    For the fourth instalment of our guest blog month is Laura Hough's account of how her internship placement led to securing permanent work. Laura Hough, @LauraAnnHough works at Message Digital Design I was nervous about moving back to Sussex after three


    Posted on 15th August, 2011

  • Au'guest' Blog month -Breaking into Digital

    Our third instalment comes from our very own Arren Wilkinson with his account of how he broke the graduate unemployment cycle and came to work for us.Arren Wilkinson, @aa_wilkinson works as our Wired Sussex Marketing and Events Assistant As I made my way


    Posted on 11th August, 2011

  • Au'guest' Blog month - Putting an end to the London commute

    For the second instalment of our guest blog month is Keri Kennedy's account of finding her 'London job' here in Brighton: Keri Kennedy found her ideal job at TW Cat I'm Keri, an Artworker/mac person who has worked in London for most of my 12 year career. I


    Posted on 9th August, 2011

  • Au'guest' Blog month - Reflections from a recent graduate job seeker

    Launching our guest blog month is Jo Petty's account of what it's like to leave the London smog behind to finally join the Wired Sussex community and live the Brighton lifestyle: Jo Petty, @joapet found her ideal job at easyJet Holidays After graduating


    Posted on 1st August, 2011

  • Brighton Mini Maker Faire - Call for Makers

    We're really pleased to hear from guest blogger, Mike Pountney.   Mike is part of BuildBrighton - a community and workshop for local makers to get together and do amazing things.  Thanks Mike! ***** On Tuesday this week, I joined a whole host of


    Posted on 23rd June, 2011

  • How I Made It: From Luminous Socks to Pioneering Digital Marketing, with Seth Richardson of DC Storm

    Introducing the ‘How I made it’ series of interviews for Wired Sussex by Steve Penfold. This series will chart the highs and lows of successful tech startup founders in Brighton and beyond to help inspire others to take the plunge. DC Storm helps marketers


    Posted on 21st June, 2011

  • Proper quality internships are good for the sector and for the interns

    So much of our local graduate talent ends up in a call centre working for a low wage in a field completely unrelated to their degree, career goals and interests. They fall into the ‘can’t get experience without a job / can’t get a job without the experience’


    Posted on 31st May, 2011

  • Innovation From Below: One Digital priorities in 2011

    Last week in Manchester I attended the steering group of the One Digital Alliance ( In case you don’t know, One Digital comprises four independent support organisations like Wired Sussex covering Brighton (that’s us) Bristol, Manchester


    Posted on 16th May, 2011