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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.

79 Job Interview Questions to Ask

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Nov 28, 2017 11:00:00 AM

If there are important things you need to know, interviewers want to hear them. Don't be afraid to ask questions. In fact, NOT asking questions is a major no-no. The Muse says, "not having any questions for the interviewer basically says that you’re not interested enough to learn any more. Have some thoughtful questions prepared, and your interview will feel more like a conversation than a firing squad."

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Is the 40-Hour Workweek Dead?

Posted by Robin Walters on Nov 21, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Spoiler Alert: The 40-hour workweek is definitely dead.

If you’re an employee, you probably killed it in one of two ways:

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Ask a Recruiter: Freelancing During The Holidays

Posted by Lauren Friesen on Nov 9, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Don’t freak out! Prepare!

This month our Denver, Colorado Recruiter Superstar Lauren Friesen talks about what happens during the holidays when you're a freelancer. 

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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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How to Become a Recruiter

Posted by Lauren Friesen on Oct 5, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Interested in a career helping others find their perfect job? Our Denver-based Recruiter and Talent Rep extraordinaire Lauren Ray (you may know her from our awesome Ask a Recruiter column), gave us her top four tips for becoming a Recruiter.

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How to Break into Programming

Posted by Robin Walters on Sep 28, 2017 11:00:00 AM

 

So you want to be a nerd. Who can blame you? The world is run on digital technology, and software developers are the real power behind all the computer and phone applications we interact with every day.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics says Programming Professionals make more than $102,000 annually on average, and the job growth is much higher than the median, at 17%.

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Guest Blog: 5 Tips for Writing A Great CV

Posted by Artisan on Sep 21, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Do you know how to create a memorable CV (Curriculum Vitae) that will help you stand out among job candidates and attract the attention of the HR manager? Most applicants believe they have done enough to write a perfect CV, but in most cases, their CV is just another one from the list. None of your real skills are pointed out, workplaces and education are mixed, and the person who reads it can hardly understand what position you are applying for.

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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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Should I Work for a Startup?

Posted by Artisan on Sep 7, 2017 11:02:00 AM

When looking for new opportunities, you may find yourself considering the call of a startup. Startups are extremely alluring — they're often innovative and different, and they promise an exciting and dramatic atmosphere. But they aren't for everyone.

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