All posts tagged: Video Editing

15 minutes to go, on my 9th day of working at Benefit Cosmetics. It feels like I’ve been working here for ages already! After here I plan to go straight to the gym. I’m lucky enough to have it about 30 seconds from my office, but that doesn’t actually make going any easier! I used to work part-time at a company called Ixion Holdings. It’s on the same street as I am now, only, I finished my work day at 2. I really enjoyed my afternoon and evenings free, to do as I please. Now, I finish at 5:30 every day, tired and headachey from a full day that to be honest, my body is still getting used to. My neck condition is making this extra difficult, but I’m ploughing on regardless! Because of this, however, my motivation to go to the gym has become severely lacking… I haven’t been in a week! It occurred to me that now I’m working full time, like most adults, your personal, social and free time really is a …

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Ixion Holdings – Video Interviews with the Young & Unemployed

During my time at Ixion Holdings Limited, I visited many companies around the South East and London region to document how our Creative Work Placement scheme was helping young people, like myself, get a foot-in-the-door of the job industry. From a Paper Mill in Hertfordshire to Salt, a film company in London, I met a range of employers who understood the importance of helping young adults find a position in which they could learn and develop a career. I spoke to the employees too, all of whom were so thrilled to be blessed with such an opportunity. These videos not only helped me hone and develop my video-editing skills and confidence with talking to professionals in a business environment, but also ensured the company’s brilliant effort in the Government’s Work Programme were being documented. The videos gained positive reactions both internally and externally, and really expanded the company’s Marketing Strategy.