Designers Blog

Artisan Talent’s designers blog offers a captivating look at the freelance creative and digital marketing industries—with blogs written by insiders who know the business.

5 Reasons We Love Denver


Denver, Colorado is booming for many reasons. If you are already there then you know why, but if you are searching for a place to land and call home, then the Mile-High City is worth a serious look. 

When looking for a new city to call home each individual has their own list of must-haves. What's the weather like? What about jobs? Let's see how Denver stacks up when it comes to quality of life.

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The 7 Best Cities for Creatives


Being creative can be all about your environment: you need to be in a city that really sings to you if you're going to focus on your art. While there are artistic communities all across the nation, there are certain cities that are just better for those within the creative industry.

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10 Tips for Hiring the Best Talent


You’ve probably hired well – and hired poorly. Hiring mistakes can be expensive, no matter what industry you’re in. We’ve compiled our top ten suggestions for finding the right talent. These tips will help you avoid some of the pitfalls common to an employer based job search.

Here are ten tips for hiring the best talent!

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A Day in the Life of a Lead Talent Representative


Ever wondered what it's like to be a Recruiter? What do they do all day? What does a Lead Recruiter at a staffing agency do?

The Lead Recruiter is a contributing manager and will be responsible for managing a team of Recruiters and Resource Specialists. The purpose of the role is to ensure that client positions are filled with high-quality candidates and that the candidate pipeline is continuously growing and reflects the talent that clients are requesting.

Meet Lucas Frisbie, the newest member of Artisan Talent's staff and Lead Talent Representative.

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Call For Entries: Artisan Holiday Bazaar


It's time to show off your talent outside of work! Artisan is looking for artists, artisans, illustrators, photographers, and more wishing to help us make our first ever Holiday Bazaar a success.

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Secret Ways To Optimize Your Resume for Applicant Tracking Systems


Modern resumes aren't just intended for Hiring Managers and Recruiters. Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and other resume filters are used by many major companies to automatically match applicants to positions. If your resume isn't optimized for them, it may never even be seen by human eyes.

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The 5 Types of Freelancers


American freelancers have become a force to be reckoned with. If you've read the new report by the Freelancers Union you'll understand one startling statistic: 34% of the entire U.S. workforce is now made up of freelance contractors. That's 53 million Americans.

Freelancers, or I-9 contractors (the name comes from the tax form these workers use), can be found in jobs ranging from home health care to writers, Graphic Designers to Uber drivers. Platforms like Task Rabbit and Flex Jobs have helped this mobile, innovative workforce thrive and expand.

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4 Do's and Don'ts for Finding and Keeping Talent


Hoping to hire the best employees possible? Need to be better at at keeping talent engaged? A great job description is a good start, but consider these four do's and don'ts as well.

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The Anatomy of a Good Job Description {Infographic}


Looking to hire some new talent? Have an empty cubicle in on your floor? The first thing you need is a solid job description. If you don't have a talented staffing agency or HR department to create one for you, you'll have to get to work. Here's how.

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5 Things a Web Designer Shouldn't Do


There are a lot of things that you can do to get work as a Graphic Designer or Web Designer through a creative talent agency as a freelancer or full-time worker. And no matter what type of company you will or won't be working for, there are five things that you should never, ever do.

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At Artisan Talent, we know that our clients and our freelancers are busy professionals who do not have enough time in the workday. As such, we wanted to create a blog where it is possible to get the scoop on all aspects of hiring web design, development, content creation and digital marketing in one place. We do not stop at that; we go the extra mile to make sure every post is useful, easy-to-understand and even enjoyable to read.

Stay up-to-date with what is happening in the world of design and marketing and learn how each innovation impacts the way companies, employees, and freelancers work together. Check out the latest posts and follow Artisan’s designers blog. Our talented bloggers scour the web to keep you up to date with the latest techniques and happenings in all areas of digital marketing and design. Plus, Artisan provides winning strategies to help clients and freelancers connect and work together for the common good.

We are proud to offer timely and information that benefits our clients, designers, marketers and anyone else who needs to stay on top of what’s happening out there in the design and marketing world. Check out our latest thought-provoking blog posts and leave a comment or two. We want you to join the conversation and engage with others about the latest happenings in today’s ever-changing digital world.

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