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Video Recruiting: Why is Video the Hottest Medium for Hiring?

Posted by Artisan on Jan 30, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Video is now the go-to medium for recruiting, interviewing, and hiring. Don’t believe it? This HubSpot infographic shows 18 new videos are published every month by businesses across all market sectors and industries.

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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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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 Artisan 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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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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10 Qualities of a Successful Freelancer

Posted by Artisan on Nov 16, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Today more than ever people are embracing the freelance lifestyle. It allows for a greater level of freedom, variety, location independence, and versatility. With that said, freelancing poses its own challenges, and it's not for everyone. It's not always easy to break into freelancing and depending on the industry there may be stiff competition — still want to give it a go? Here are 10 qualities you will need to succeed.

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Reasons You're not Getting Quality Job Applicants

Posted by Artisan on Nov 14, 2017 11:00:00 AM

If you aren't getting high quality job applicants for your open jobs, it may be because you aren't offering what applicants want these days. Today, job seekers have different priorities, especially when they have the talent and skill to be mobile. 

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The 4 Best Secrets for Staffing Smarter

Posted by Artisan on Nov 2, 2017 11:00:00 AM

At the very least, you’ve read about how much it can cost your company when you hire the wrong person for the job. Unfortunately, it’s probably more likely that you’ve experienced the frustration that comes from actually making that mistake.

Either way, it’s a bummer. Making a bad-hiring decision can be very costly in all kinds of ways. But how can you be sure that you’re staffing smarter the next time around?

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Do Recruiters Really Work?

Posted by Artisan on Oct 24, 2017 11:00:00 AM

You’re probably rolling your eyes right now, expecting this post to extol the virtues of working with a Recruiter. But before you move on to your favorite cat video, read our answer to the question in the title of this blog.

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The Leading Resume Trends for 2017

Posted by Artisan on Oct 12, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Whether you are currently hiring for a position or trying to find one, it's in your best interest to find out more about what's considered to be an attractive and professional resume in 2017. Resumes have changed significantly in content and form, especially for those in creative industries.

Here are a few of the major changes. 

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