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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.

Ask a Recruiter: Appreciating Projects on Behance?

Posted by Rachel Martinic on Feb 18, 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 Rachel Martinic, one of our fabulous Recruiters working for our Indy office. She's a pro when it comes to almost all the verticals.

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The Pros and Cons of Hiring Project-Based Creative Talent

Posted by Robin Walters on Feb 13, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Blame the internet.

Freelancing continues to be the biggest disrupter of the traditional work environment since Eli Whitney’s cotton gin. It’s unclear whether the chicken or the egg came first, though. Did employers get a twinkle in their eyes about the money they’d save on benefits if they hired by project?

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5 Little Things to Improve Your Career Network

Posted by Robin Walters on Feb 6, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Here’s the secret to finding your next great job opportunity: Who you know still matters. It probably matters more than ever before.

LinkedIn influencer Lou Adler conducted a survey of approximately 3,000 professionals and he found that 85% of all new careers are discovered by networking. Even when unemployment continues to decline, networking is key.

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Ask a Recruiter: Sending Out Resumes in 2018

Posted by Amy Hayes on Feb 2, 2018 12:36:22 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 Amy Hayes! Amy is a Chicago-based resume wizard with a deep knowledge base of UX and other digital roles.

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How to Convince a Hiring Manager You're the Right Person for the Job

Posted by Robin Walters on Feb 1, 2018 12:00:00 PM


When you're trying to land your dream job, one of the toughest tasks you face is convincing the employer's Hiring Manager that you're the right person for it. For Hiring Managers, the stakes are higher than ever, with more people searching for employment, fewer available positions, and a limited hiring budget, these individuals must make every job placement count. 

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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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The Ultimate Guide to Freelancing in 2018

Posted by Robin Walters on Jan 23, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Freelancers are the ultimate entrepreneurs. Businesses love freelancers because they bring an array of industry skills, a solid sense of self-motivation, and cost less than the traditional full-time employee.

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Dear Employer: Is Your Hiring Cycle Too Long?

Posted by Robin Walters on Jan 16, 2018 11:00:00 AM

We tricked you. The title of this article was a rhetorical question that virtually guaranteed a “yes” answer. The truth we’ve seen, based on years of collective experience, is that most employers already understand they have an unwieldy hiring process. A long hiring cycle at best frustrates candidates, and, at worst, loses them to your competitors.

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Top 30 Job Skills You Need for 2018

Posted by Robin Walters on Jan 9, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Trust us. Artisan Talent has been in the business of placing job seekers in new roles for decades. We’ve been searching our noggins and discussing our experiences, and we think we have the perfect list of the top 30 job skills you’re going to need in 2018.

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The Worst Resume Mistakes to Make

Posted by Robin Walters on Jan 2, 2018 11:00:00 AM

A resume is a little snippet of you.

The words and style you choose reflect your attitude, skill set, and attention to detail. A well-crafted resume can mean the difference between sailing over the first hurdle to that next job or doing a belly flop right into the dirt.

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