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Copyeditor vs. Copywriter: What’s the Difference?

Posted by Robin Walters on May 22, 2018 12:01:00 PM

All Writers are not created equal. Not only are there differences in skill sets, there are also different kinds of copy that need to be written and edited. It’s true that finding a good writer is hard, but trust us, finding a good editor is also tough. While writing copy is an art (and a science for technical writers), editing is all about the science of grammar, sentence structure, and the weight and meaning of the content.

Copyeditors are both similar to and different from Copywriters. In fact, you can’t have strong copy without both a Copywriter and a Copyeditor. (Also, a Proofreader.)

This article will clear up any confusion you might have about these jobs.

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All About Background Checks and Drug Screens

Posted by Robin Walters on May 15, 2018 12:00:00 PM


If you’re in the workforce today, it’s likely that you’ve undergone a background check and drug screen. Most companies in the United States conduct both of these tests. Are you asking yourself what this means? What's the point? Read on!

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Guest Blog: How to Write An Effective Freelance Job Post

Posted by Artisan on May 10, 2018 12:01:00 PM

Freelancers are a great resource to tap, because they're skilled in their field and will get the job done without requiring you to hire a full-time employee. However, working with freelancers, whether remote or onsite, can create many recruitment challenges that you’re going to need to overcome.

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Technology and Recruiting in 2018

Posted by Robin Walters on May 8, 2018 11:00:00 AM

If you’re a Recruiter, this economy sucks.

That’s because the U.S. unemployed labor market is down to around 4%. To put it another way, just about everyone that’s employable is already working. That means recruiting for talent has gotten a lot harder. It’s a white-knuckle economy for even the most seasoned, well-networked Recruiter.

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How Do I Determine My Pay Rate?

Posted by Haris Silic on May 1, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Compensation is a point of contention in many employer/employee relationships. How do we price ourselves so that we stay competitive and secure in our compensation? Managing Director of Artisan's New York City office, Haris Silic, has some practical tips and formulas for helping you figure out what to charge when it comes to pay rates.

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Guest Blog: Why Jack Welch's 10% Rule is 100% Ridiculous

Posted by Robin Walters on Apr 24, 2018 12:00:00 PM

I started my sales career in telecommunications. Each December, for the six years I was in that industry, my telecom employer would lay off the bottom 20% of its underperforming sales team. No discussions, just, boom, you’re not making the numbers — and then you’re on the dole. After a few years of watching this, I stopped learning the names of the new sales reps until I knew they could survive this cutthroat practice.

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The Rise of the Human-Centered Search Process

Posted by Robin Walters on Apr 17, 2018 12:00:00 PM

 

It’s time for human resources to get a makeover. There’s plenty of evidence now that outdated employee performance ranking systems and punitive evaluative processes destroy corporate morale.

The application process is getting cleaner and more mobile-friendly and Recruiters are seeking new ways to attract talent beyond advertising. A 4% unemployment rate has forced employers to rethink how they keep employees on the job longer. 

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Help Artisan Win a Webby Award

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Apr 10, 2018 11:58:00 AM

Artisan is thrilled to announce our first ever Webby Award Nomination!

The Webby Awards, which the New York Times calls “the internet’s highest honor,” seeks to recognize the best of the internet and released the nominees of their highly coveted awards this past week. Websites, online film and video, advertising and media, mobile sites and apps, social media and more all have the chance to vie for that silver spring trophy and famous five-word acceptance speech.

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Ask a Recruiter: How Personal to get during job interviews

Posted by Suzanne Shannon on Apr 5, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Ask a Recruiter Blog

Welcome to our Ask a Recruiter Series, where our Creative Talent Representatives answer your burning questions related to job hunting, resume submission, portfolios, and more.

This month, meet Suzanne Shannon! Sue is a Senior Talent Acquisition Manager who specializes in sourcing perfect job candidates for new, exciting roles nationwide. 

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New Skills for an Old Profession: What Marketers Need to Learn for 2025

Posted by Robin Walters on Apr 3, 2018 12:01:00 PM

What is the number one characteristic that any marketing professional needs to have today?

The answer is adaptability.

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