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Top 30 Job Skills You Need for 2018

Posted by Robin Walters on Jan 9, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Trust us. Artisan Talent has been in the business of placing job seekers in new roles for decades. We’ve been searching our noggins and discussing our experiences, and we think we have the perfect list of the top 30 job skills you’re going to need in 2018.

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The Worst Resume Mistakes to Make

Posted by Robin Walters on Jan 2, 2018 11:00:00 AM

A resume is a little snippet of you.

The words and style you choose reflect your attitude, skill set, and attention to detail. A well-crafted resume can mean the difference between sailing over the first hurdle to that next job or doing a belly flop right into the dirt.

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Why Freelancing? 2 Words: Financial Diversity

Posted by Artisan on Dec 21, 2017 11:00:00 AM

 

You’ve heard the expression “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” The cliché goes to the heart of asset diversification, which means spreading out what you have so that if one thing fails you still have something else to fall back on. The diversification of assets is an important concept in finance, agriculture, and employment.

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Why You Should Outsource Payroll

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Dec 19, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Payday is awesome.

Unless you’re the one running payroll.

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5 Reasons Your Recruiting process Sucks

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Dec 14, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Hiring these days is tough. When the unemployment rate was high, there were a lot more qualified candidates in the pool. Companies weren't looking to fill as many jobs either. 

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Do's and Don’ts for Creating Your Own YouTube Video Channel

Posted by Artisan on Dec 14, 2017 9:00:00 AM

YouTube is still the master of all things video. The platform’s longevity is astonishing in the digital era, where apps come and go like we change underwear. Here are some secrets of its success and how you can steal them for your own brand.

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Design Guide: UI vs UX

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Dec 13, 2017 11:02:00 AM

Every industry is full of acronyms, but perhaps nowhere more than in the world of high technology. Recently we’ve been hearing the terms “UX” and “UI” interchanged, especially as demand for these skilled digital designers has increased. But the truth is, although these roles have similarities, the expertise needed for these jobs is actually different.

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You Reap What You Sow: Employee Development as a Retention Tool

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Dec 12, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Employee engagement is important.

The disengaged employee is more likely to leave, and each time that happens, according to HR Dive, it costs your organization an average of $15,000.

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What’s (Still) Cool About Curated Content?

Posted by Artisan on Dec 7, 2017 11:00:00 AM

The phrase “content curation” was new and fresh in 2011, when EContent described it as, “the act of discovering, gathering, and presenting digital content that surrounds specific subject matter.” Fast forward to 2017 when curated content has not only been crowned King, it's taken over the entire kingdom!

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The Future of Design: 5 Skills That will Prepare You for 2026

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Dec 6, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Careers in creative design are changing as fast as digital technology. Future creative Designers will need to broaden their horizons by learning crossover skills that will make them more valuable in a team environment.

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