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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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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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Do's and Don’ts for Creating Your Own YouTube Video Channel

Posted by Artisan on Dec 14, 2017 9:00:00 AM

YouTube is still the master of all things video. The platform’s longevity is astonishing in the digital era, where apps come and go like we change underwear. Here are some secrets of its success and how you can steal them for your own brand.

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How to nail a phone interview

Posted by Vince Font on Dec 1, 2017 11:00:00 AM

It’s easy to get a little lazy during a phone interview. While the interviewer may not know that you’re still in your jammies and have bed-head, it may subtly change how you conduct yourself. Let’s face it, there’s nothing quite as relaxed as talking to a prospective employer from the comfort of your living room in your shorts and T-shirt. But if you want to improve your chances of landing the job, you’d do well to treat the phone interview like an in-person meeting. 

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How to Sell Your Side Hustle

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Nov 30, 2017 10:48:33 AM

Even Entrepreneur agrees craft fairs are "where it's at." For home-based artists and craftsmen, they say, "selling at fairs and shows provides an opportunity to ring up sales and find new customers at little cost and no overhead."

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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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