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Posted by Amanda on Apr 18, 2014 6:10:59 AM

Hello everyone! As a college student I have been to quite a few job fairs. Whether you are in college, about to graduate, or looking for a new job, job fairs are one of the best ways to find out about a company you could work for and network with recruiters and people in the industry. They may seem intimidating and overwhelming at first, but the more you practice the easier it gets. Once you practice and know what to do at them, you will feel more comfortable. Here are some tips on how to stand out at a job fair from the Artisan Talent Recruiters and my own advice.

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Easter Egg Bonus: Making the User Experience Fun

Posted by Amanda on Apr 17, 2014 6:00:00 PM

While the internet is seen as being full of wonderful and quirky things to gawk at in awe, it’s really quite the opposite. Most times, the average user is stuck seeing tedious, boring things, whether it’s waiting for a page or a video to load or filling out form after tedious form.

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Is Searching for Employment in Social Media a Struggle for You?

Posted by Amanda on Apr 16, 2014 6:00:00 PM

The New York Times reports that social media-based business collaboration and communication will boost the economy by anywhere from $900 billion to $1.3 trillion in the next few years. So why is LinkedIn reporting that growth in “social media manager” hires has slowed by 50% over the last year? The numbers seem counterintuitive in the extreme, which is why the stats beg for a much closer look. So our creative staffing team did just that.

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Tips for Discovering the Better Designer in You

Posted by Amanda on Apr 15, 2014 6:00:00 PM

As a graphic designer hoping to improve your design abilities, you're probably taking a conventional approach by keeping up with the latest software and reading magazines like "Communication Arts" and "Advanced Photoshop." These methods are effective, but there's another side to design that needs to be nurtured as well.

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Nailing the One-shot Cover Letter

Posted by Amanda on Apr 14, 2014 6:00:00 PM

Cover Letter

For many job seekers, writing a cover letter is the most painful part of beginning any job search. As a result, many job seekers skimp on the cover letter or make sloppy mistakes in their cover letters that hurt their chances of getting the job.

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Scrolling Your Way to Better Web Design

Posted by Amanda on Apr 13, 2014 6:00:00 PM

There are some simple ways to determine if your website is effective. If you’re an online retailer, you should see sales. If your page is purely informational, you should receive few questions from visitors pertaining to information already available on your site. As the owner of any website, you should see traffic.

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Why Ignoring Video Marketing Could Prove Perilous

Posted by Amanda on Apr 10, 2014 6:00:00 PM

Most preparation for videographer careers today includes learning about web video production. This is an area where demand for work will continue to increase and production techniques are relatively simple and inexpensive. Website owners who ignore video marketing trends could find their actions are perilous to their success.

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4 Steps to Better Content Curation

Posted by Amanda on Apr 9, 2014 6:00:00 PM

Superior curated content will bring you closer to being a thought leader, the "Go To" resource for fresh information. When you share topical content with key networks, you ‘ll also help your organization achieve marketing milestones.

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Dynamic Content Makes Your Website More Relevant

Posted by Amanda on Apr 8, 2014 6:00:00 PM

Dynamic Content

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What Creative Writers Need to Know About Content Personalization

Posted by Amanda on Apr 7, 2014 6:00:00 PM

Content Personalization

One of the newest trends in website design and functionality is content personalization. If you take on jobs in creative writing for client websites, it is important to understand that your content may also be used in new ways to create visitor personalization.

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