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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.

What You Can Learn from Zombies about Job Hunting

10/29/2015

Learn From Zombies

Halloween is right around the corner, which naturally makes us think of candy, pumpkins, zombies, and more. But can any of these things help you find a job? Is there anything we can learn from Halloween and zombies? Yes! You can learn a lot from a zombie according to zombie expert David Castillo, literature professor at the University at Buffalo. So we've gathered up 5 favorite things you can learn from a zombie when it comes to getting your next job.

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How to Hire a Mobile Developer

10/27/2015

The success of your next mobile app depends more on your developer than your concept. The best idea when poorly executed, will hurt the reputation of your app company. If this is your first app, finding the an app developer who is able to guide you through the project is essential. but how to choose a developer for your next mobile app? Here's how to hire a mobile developer to get the best results.

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Slideshare: Why Freelance Through an Agency?

10/26/2015

Why freelance - you want to be a freelancer? Working for yourself, setting your own schedule, and “being your own boss” can have its perks. The allure is so great that according to The Freelancers Union roughly 1 in 3 Americans is an independent worker and by 2020 Forbes estimates that 50% of the labor force will be too. But freelancing can also have its drawbacks....how do you get paid? What about taxes? Luckily, you don’t have to go it totally alone.

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Why Effective Communication is Crucial in the Workplace

10/25/2015

Effective communication in the workplace is key to a successful and open environment. You want your employees to feel comfortable discussing projects and concerns, and you want to be clear that everyone has access to important files, discussions, and rules. Here's why effective communication in any workplace is so crucial.

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Long Term Freelancing: How to keep them happy

10/22/2015

Are you working with freelancers or dealing with long term freelancing in your staff? Part of the trouble with working with freelancers is that jobs come and go. Each individual can choose to take on work with you or other companies, and this work could be available all at the same time. Do you want to make sure your work is prioritized?

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What to do if You Get Fired

10/20/2015

You've just been pink slipped, fired, laid off, terminated. Now what? First thing first - don't freak out. "Getting fired is nature's way to telling you that you had the wrong job in the first place," said Hal Lancaster in The Wall Street Journal. Job loss can be scary, but here's what you should do if you get fired.

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Interviewing Tips for Hiring Managers

10/18/2015

As a hiring manager, you're tasked with finding the right candidate that fits the job and company culture. You are keenly aware of the millions of dollars lost each year when companies get it wrong by hiring a bad fit.

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The Do's and Don't's: Negotiating Salary

10/15/2015

Much has been said about how terrifying the salary negotiation process is for potential employees, but it can also be fraught with tension for even the most experienced human resources professionals. Negotiating salary is an incredibly important part of the hiring process, and there's a lot that can go wrong if it's not carefully considered.

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How To: Write a Post Interview Thank You Note

10/13/2015

When was the last time you wrote a snail mail thank you note? Did you send one after your last job interview? If you didn't - big mistake. The thank you note is back!

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The Do's and Don'ts of Using Social Media to Screen Candidates

10/11/2015

Fact #1: Employers are using social media to screen candidates.

Fact #2: Everyone should be careful when posting to social media. The truth about social media is once you’re out there, you can be found. It’s likely at some point you'll be a job candidate. See #1.

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Concise Classifieds: Drafting the Perfect Employment Ad

10/08/2015

Drafting an employment ad can be difficult, regardless of how often you do it. If you're a human resources manager, the challenge is doubly hard -- you may not have any direct experience with the position that you're advertising for.

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5 Things Your Job Interviewer Really Wants

10/05/2015

When it comes to interviews we often only think about me, me, me. What should I wear? What should I say? But what about the person interviewing you? What do THEY want? We're here to help!

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What to look for in a social media expert

10/04/2015


Will the Real Social Media Expert Please Stand Up?

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Weeding Out the Quitters: Finding a Long-Term Candidate

10/01/2015

There's nothing more frustrating than hiring what you think is the perfect candidate only to discover that they quit just two weeks later. It's not enough just to find the candidate that is the most skilled and best fit -- you also need to find a candidate that's looking for a long-term position that they can grow with. Here are four ways to weed out the quitters and find a long-term candidate for the job.

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