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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.

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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What Best of Staffing Award Winners Do Differently

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

We're proud and honored to announce we won Inavero's Best of Staffing® Awards in both Talent Satisfaction and Client Satisfaction again this year. 2018 marks the 5th year in a row for winning both categories...which makes us diamond award winners! 💎

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Why You Need Emotionally Intelligent Employees

Posted by Robin Walters on Dec 5, 2017 12:13:52 PM

Who wouldn't want employees who are self-aware, can recognize the impact of their own emotions, and adapt their approach based on these skills? Employees with a high degree of emotional intelligence can be invaluable in the workforce, often make strong leaders, and make great team members.

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Refresh or ReWrite: Resume Writing 101

Posted by Artisan on Apr 27, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Wondering how often you should be working on your resume? When will it be finished? The answer is always...and never. Your resume (and your portfolio) are living, breathing things and should be updated constantly, even if you're not currently looking for a new job.

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Free Download: Holiday Coloring Book Images

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Dec 22, 2016 11:01:00 AM

Need something to keep your creative juices flowing over the holiday break? Download and print these eight free holiday coloring book images from one of our fabulous Chicago Illustrator talents: Delaney G!

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The Salary Guide Cheat Sheet

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Oct 17, 2016 1:40:46 PM

Salary guides can be an invaluable resource if you're hiring or hunting for a new job, but they can also be terribly confusing. One guide will say a Designer makes $30,000 while another says $130,000!

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Hiring Freelancers 101

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Oct 6, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Need to Make Hiring Freelancers Easier?

Then we have the guidebook for you. If you haven't hired freelancers already, chances are you will soon. Over 53 million Americans are freelancing instead of working full-time. That's over 1/3 of the population!

In fact, many freelancers would prefer this type of work and consider it more stable than traditional 9-to-5 jobs. Freelancer Melyssa Griffin says, "with freelancing, you have the power and autonomy to change anything that doesn’t fit your vision. This also creates the potential to earn more money, since you’re in control of how you earn your income."

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How To Choose A Staffing Agency (Free Interactive PDF)

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on May 24, 2016 7:30:00 AM

Hiring quality talent can be difficult regardless of your industry or vertical. Deciding to enlist help from a staffing agency is the first step.

Do You Want to Make Hiring Easier?

There are a lot of talented, hard-working professionals out there who would make that vacant cubicle in your office a great home, but how do you find them without wasting time and money? A digital and creative staffing agency. Let them do the matchmaking for you. 

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