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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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Finding Creative Employees in the Digitization Era

Posted by Artisan on Sep 26, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Do you know how to leverage the strengths of human and artificial intelligence when it comes to finding creative employees today?

Marketers use artificial intelligence and bots to gather data that will facilitate more targeted marketing. But did you know that this data, if leveraged correctly, also can help hire creatives more effectively and keep employees longer?

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Hiring and Recruiting in a Candidate-Driven Market

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Sep 14, 2017 11:00:00 AM

What is a candidate-driven market? It's good news for job seekers. Basically, a candidate-driven market means waves of hiring surges are bringing competition back to the job market.

A candidate-driven market means now is a great time to be looking for work as there are more jobs for talented creatives, but also means a tough time for hiring and retaining happy employees.

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A Day in the Life of a UX Recruiter

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Aug 24, 2017 11:03:00 AM

We all know a friendly, local Recruiter! But what do they do all day anyway? What is an external Recruiter?

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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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Why Would You Be a Recruiter? Featuring Ken Pao

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

Why would someone want to be a Recruiter? What's it like to act as a Talent Rep in a big city? What do they do all day? What does an external Recruiter do?

Here's a primer from

When you hear the word Recruiter, you may immediately picture a smooth-talking scout for a sports team. But talented individuals aren’t only sought out for the field or court. Recruiters are employed in the corporate world as well to seek out high-caliber candidates to meet companies’ needs.

A recruiter is the matchmaker between candidates and their next job and companies and the perfect future employee.

So what's it like to be a talent matchmaker? We asked one of our own great Artisan team members, New York Talent Representative and Creative Recruiter Ken Pao to give us a "New York Minute" of his time and talk recruiting.

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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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Thanks for Being Great! Artisan's Referral Program

Posted by Artisan 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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Forbes declares Artisan a "Best Professional Recruiting Firm"

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on May 9, 2017 3:52:52 AM


Artisan Talent is proud to be recognized as one of the top recruiting firms in the U.S by Forbes, INC!

What are the most well-respected professional recruiting firms in America? Forbes set to compile a definitive ranking based on recommendations from thousands of Recruiters, employees, and Hiring Managers.

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What's the Difference Between a Headhunter and a Recruiter?

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Feb 7, 2017 11:01:00 AM


Headhunters vs. Recruiters. Which one do you need? What's the difference and who will get you to the top of "you're hired" mountain?

Both titles have grown fairly interchangeable over time. While there are probably more similarities than differences between these two professions, you may not realize it, but the roles are not the same. Both of these staffing professionals will help you find work. In fact, Recruiters and Headhunters will be your biggest asset if you’re in the thick of a job search; networking with these professionals should be your first step when seeking a new career.

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