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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 to Hire Great Talent in a Week

Posted by Artisan on Aug 22, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Hiring is tough these days. When you have an opening, the pressure to hire great people can be intense and stressful.

It takes time to find people. It takes time to check out their references. It takes time to figure out if they are a good fit for your team. After all that, you have to negotiate a financial package that works for both of you. The process can take a lot of your precious time. If you don’t act quickly enough, it’s easy to lose top talent to your competitors.

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Myths About Working With Recruiters

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Aug 15, 2017 11:00:00 AM

So someone mentioned you should consider hiring a third party to help find your next employee? But you haven't heard great things about using Recruiters. Let us set your mind at ease with the real answers to common myths about Recruiters.

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How to Integrate Remote Workers into the Company Culture

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Aug 3, 2017 11:00:00 AM

The new norm in our society is real-time digital collaboration. Our virtual workspaces are occurring anywhere we can find a signal.

You’d think all this technology would be great for bringing us together.

That’s only partially true. U.S. News & World Report shared a study that showed many telecommuters believe there is a disconnect between off-site worker and the traditional office worker. While it may be unintentional, over time, the telecommuting employee may function in their own silo – which could affect their job.

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How to Attract The Best Applicants on Indeed

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Jul 25, 2017 11:00:00 AM

So you want to reach 105 million job seekers? You’ve come to the right place. Indeed offers employers and job seekers the opportunity to find the perfect match. Employers can search resumes, place an ad, and pay to advertise. With all those employers and jobs, how in the world should your company set itself apart from everyone else on Indeed?

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Do I Need a Creative Director or Art Director?

Posted by Robin Walters on Jun 29, 2017 11:00:00 AM

It’s easy to get confused by the job titles. But a Creative Director and Art Director probably have more similarities than differences when you look at the tasks behind their titles. So which one do you need?

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Thanks for Being Great! Artisan's Referral Program

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Jun 13, 2017 11:00:00 AM

We want to say thank you. It’s Artisan’s clients and talent that make our business great! To show our appreciation, we’ve created a “thanks for being great” referral program.

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What is Culture Fit?

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Jun 8, 2017 11:02:00 AM

 
Like Alex Trebek on Jeopardy!, we’re going to lead this article with an answer:

This workplace characteristic is considered the most important attribute for hiring and retaining talent.

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How to Hire in the Gig Economy

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Jun 1, 2017 11:05:00 AM


Freelancers are everywhere. You may be riding in an Uber taxi as you read this. A freelance writer may have written the article you post on LinkedIn today. From babysitting to website design, this is the gig economy, where it seems like everyone is supplementing their income – or working exclusively as a contract worker. But don't confuse the gig workers (Uber, Lyft, etc.) with contract freelancers. There is a difference.

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There are 2 Types of Millennials (Don't treat them the Same)

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on May 30, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Millennials...such a buzzword. You've probably read an article about them in the last week. But if you're lumping all Millennials into the same bucket, you could be hurting yourself when it comes to all sorts of things...like hiring, managing, motivating, and more. There are actually two different types of millennials.

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The One UX Design Qualification You Can't Live Without

Posted by Artisan on May 18, 2017 11:01:00 AM

First, let’s be clear. The “U” in UX does not stand for “unicorn.” Although finding a good UX designer may make you feel as if they are just as elusive – and just as cool. UX actually stands for “User Experience.” In today’s digital universe, the UX designer has about two seconds to grab your attention across the web or your phone. The best UX designers can do it – and they find a way to keep you coming back for more.

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