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Kirsten Agnello-Dean

Kirsten Agnello-Dean
Social Media Manager | Artisan

Recent Posts

Hiring and Recruiting in a Candidate-Driven Market

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

What is a candidate-driven market? It's good news for job seekers. Basically, a candidate-driven market means waves of hiring surges are bringing competition back to the job market.

A candidate-driven market means now is a great time to be looking for work as there are more jobs for talented creatives, but also means a tough time for hiring and retaining happy employees.

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How To Make the Most of LinkedIn

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

When you are searching for employment, it makes sense to use multiple resources online, offline, and through personal contacts. LinkedIn is a resource that can work for you 24/7 nonstop once you’ve established a good profile, defined your search criteria, contacts, and information gathering techniques.

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A Day in the Life of a UX Recruiter

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Aug 24, 2017 11:03:00 AM

We all know a friendly, local Recruiter! But what do they do all day anyway? What is an external Recruiter?

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4 Non-Scary Ways to Find a New Friend in a New City

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Aug 17, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Did you move for work? Moving with your partner and looking for work? Wondering where to start to make yourself at home and find new friends? Read these four tips and get ready to get networking!

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Myths About Working With Recruiters

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Aug 15, 2017 11:00:00 AM

So someone mentioned you should consider hiring a third party to help find your next employee? But you haven't heard great things about using Recruiters. Let us set your mind at ease with the real answers to common myths about Recruiters.

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Google for Jobs

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Aug 10, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Google’s latest innovation benefits you most of all, especially if you’re job seeking. Now you can go to Google, type in the category of job you’re looking for, plus the word, “jobs” and it will show you what’s available in your area.

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How to Ace a Job Fair

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Aug 8, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Job fairs aren't everyone's favorite thing, but they can be a necessary evil. Whether you're in college or looking for a brand-new job, job fairs can be one of the best ways to find out about potential employers, meet people in your industry, and network with Recruiters. 

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How to Integrate Remote Workers into the Company Culture

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Aug 3, 2017 11:00:00 AM

The new norm in our society is real-time digital collaboration. Our virtual workspaces are occurring anywhere we can find a signal.

You’d think all this technology would be great for bringing us together.

That’s only partially true. U.S. News & World Report shared a study that showed many telecommuters believe there is a disconnect between off-site worker and the traditional office worker. While it may be unintentional, over time, the telecommuting employee may function in their own silo – which could affect their job.

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Why Would You Be a Recruiter? Featuring Ken Pao

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Aug 1, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Why would someone want to be a Recruiter? What's it like to act as a Talent Rep in a big city? What do they do all day? What does an external Recruiter do?

Here's a primer from

When you hear the word Recruiter, you may immediately picture a smooth-talking scout for a sports team. But talented individuals aren’t only sought out for the field or court. Recruiters are employed in the corporate world as well to seek out high-caliber candidates to meet companies’ needs.

A recruiter is the matchmaker between candidates and their next job and companies and the perfect future employee.

So what's it like to be a talent matchmaker? We asked one of our own great Artisan team members, New York Talent Representative and Creative Recruiter Ken Pao to give us a "New York Minute" of his time and talk recruiting.

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How to Succeed on Indeed: Job Seekers

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Jul 27, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Indeed is, indeed, a big deal in the job world. That’s because, when it comes to hired candidates, they over deliver. A 2016 study by the Society for Human Resource Management showed:

  • Indeed yielded six times the number of interviews as the next biggest online job site.
  • The job board boasted two and a half times the number of hired candidates as the nearest competitor.

Clearly, your resume should make its way to the Indeed platform. But how will you separate yourself from the thousands of other candidates on the site? Here are our top tricks and best advice for putting your resume on Indeed.

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