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Looking to learn about freelancing tips and tricks? Wondering how to hire top talent? You’ve come to the right place! The Artisan blog offers a captivating look at the creative industry from those who know the business best.

Do's and Don'ts: Client Email Communication

Posted by Artisan on Aug 21, 2018 12:00:00 PM

If you’re a freelancer, it’s likely that the majority of your client communications will be by email. The bad news is that an email inbox can get cluttered fairly quickly, which might make your important client communication slide to the bottom of the list.

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Guest Blog: Why Sourcing Isn't Recruiting

Posted by Lucy Benton on Aug 14, 2018 12:01:00 PM

In today’s corporate world, there are many practices for finding the best talent. People working in talent acquisition do their best to get in touch with the most qualified candidates because they don’t always post their resumes on popular job boards.

Wait. Shouldn’t it be the other way around? Isn’t it the responsibility of the candidate to look for a vacant position when it gets posted on job boards?

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HR Departments of the Future

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Aug 7, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Human resources originally evolved out of a personnel-based function rooted in administrative tasks. Historically, the HR department has been perceived to add the same value to businesses as marketing or sales roles, but that sort of thinking is old school.

According to a recent report issued by HR Open Source (a community platform for HR professionals), 68% of current HR professionals have previously worked in fields outside of human resources. This cross-pollination of ideas is creating a new breed of HR folks — they're moving from "human resources" to "people operations."

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How to Use Glassdoor to Find a Job

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Aug 1, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Searching for a new job? Chances are you'll be landing on Indeed, LinkedIn, CareerBuilder, or Glassdoor when starting your search. While these platforms can be helpful, they can also be overwhelming.

Let's start with most job hunters' first stop for reviews, Glassdoor. Consider this your quick guide to finding a job using Glassdoor.

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4 Exit Interview Questions You MUST Ask

Posted by Artisan on Jul 24, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Some companies conduct exit interviews immediately upon learning an employee will be leaving. Other companies conduct them on the employee's last day. And still others don't conduct them at all. An exit interview may appear to be a formality, but it's actually a critical part of the employer-employee relationship and it can give you some unique insights into your company and employees.

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Ask A Recruiter: Making a Motion Design Reel

Posted by Brooks Rowlett on Jul 17, 2018 12:00:00 PM

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 Brooks Rowlett! Brooks is a Senior Creative Recruiter based out of our New York City office.

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Back to Basics: Social Media and Job Hunting

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Jul 10, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Starting a job search after some time away from the hunt? Re-entering the search for the first time since social media dawned? 

Here are some things you need to know. Let's go back to the basics — consider this social media + job hunting 101. 

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The Biggest Interview Red Flags

Posted by Robin Walters on Jun 26, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Since Artisan Talent works equally well with companies and their potential talent, we thought we'd explore both sides of the coin — from the candidate’s perspective and the employer's perspective — when it comes to interview red flags.

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Ask a Recruiter: Contract Work After College

Posted by Meggie Thomas on Jun 23, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Wondering how to get work right out of college if you're not one of the lucky few to land a permanent full-time gig?

This month, our Chicago Recruiter Meggie Thomas walks you through starting out with contract jobs. 

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Expert Advice: Salary Negotiation

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Jun 19, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Hoping to get a big raise at your year-end review? Want to negotiate a bigger package at your new job? "Salary negotiations can be anxiety-filled on both sides but they shouldn't be," Thomas Neubauer, a managing partner with The Gap Partnership (a firm providing negotiation training), told Entrepreneur Magazine. So turn that frown upside down and learn how to negotiate with the best of them.

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