ILMJ* BLOG

From contested topics and interesting interviews – to job hunting and career tips. Anything to help you love your job & more 😉

Hiring for diversity: what about classism?

4 min read
Diversity is certainly on the agenda for businesses these days, and it’s long overdue. Increasing numbers of companies are prioritising formal diversity policies and training, with matters of race, gender, and identity rightfully being brought to attention in recent years…

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“Why not having a plan for my career was the best decision I (never) made!”

5 min read
Meet Sarah Khalfaoui, our French Algerian fashion icon and self-assured voice of social action at ILMJ – who is still mastering how to make the perfect cup of English breakfast tea! After two years at ILMJ, starting as our Marketing Coordinator,  Sarah has been promoted to Brand + Impact Manager, where her role involves maximising our social and environmental impact, as well as owning and driving ILMJ’s identity.

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Why working in retail deserves more respect

4 min read

We met Maddie Evans when interviewing her for a new role – she is a recent graduate, working full-time in retail whilst studying for an MA and trying to get her foot in the door of the creative industry. The creative world can be difficult to break into if you do not come from a privileged background – unfortunately, unpaid internships are an option only for a fortunate few…

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