As one of our key themes, the future work conversation often revolves around new careers, outdated patterns and the flexibility brought by ever-changing technology. But what challenges face the creative industries in particular and how might these new trends impact this unique sector? Creative Review has rounded up the current thinking.
While the conversation around new working styles took place across all sectors, these ideas felt particularly pertinent to the creative industries, where 9-5 office life isn’t always the most successful or popular way to create projects.
The creative industries also suffer from some particular dilemmas, including overwork, under pay (or no pay at all in some instances) and challenges for parents – especially mothers – to juggle the often all-consuming demands of creative projects with a family life.
As concepts such as co-working or remote working become increasingly mainstream, CR examined the pros and cons of these new models over a number of articles in 2019. Here are some of the discoveries we made.