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.

Secrets of the Social Media Resume & Developing Your Personal Brand

07/31/2014

If you’ve never seen Philippe Dubost’s online resume, widely considered to be one of the most unique in existence, then you may not know the extent to which anyone can use the internet to market themselves professionally.

Dubost is a Web Product Manager who employed his skills and inventiveness to create a webpage that looks just like an Amazon.com product page, complete with “product” details, customer reviews (from his previous employers), and a cleverly placed hyperlink to his LinkedIn profile.

Dubost’s online resume is original in every sense of the word, but he’s not the only individual out there using the power of the web and social media to build his personal brand and make himself a hot commodity among prospective employers.

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The Job Hunt Market Just Went Mobile

07/29/2014

The future of job hunting is here, and you’re probably holding it in your hand right now. Or at least sitting within a few inches of it. You know that handy-dandy mobile device you’re always using to call your folks, text your friends, check your email and browse the web? It has now officially become one of the most valuable tools in your arsenal for finding work.

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Signs Your Resume/Portfolio Needs a Makeover

07/25/2014

Every so often, it’s good to take a long hard look in the mirror and reevaluate your job search tools. Especially if you’re having a tough time landing that highly coveted freelance web designer job you know could kick your career up to the next level. Before you throw in the towel and resign yourself to being happy with what you’ve been able to accomplish, take an honest look at your resume/portfolio, keeping your eyes open for some of the following signs that could indicate it’s in dire need of a makeover.

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Filling Employment Gaps with Strategic Volunteering

07/21/2014

Searching for employment is hard enough without having to explain job gaps on your resume. But explain you must, especially if you want to come off looking like a valuable commodity. It’s no secret that unexplained spells between jobs stick out like a sore thumb and are one of the first things that potential employers zero in on when considering you for a position. The good news is, there are steps you can take to turn that negative into a positive. Strategic volunteering is one of them.

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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.

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