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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.

The Rise of the Human-Centered Search Process

Posted by Robin Walters on Apr 17, 2018 12:00:00 PM

 

It’s time for human resources to get a makeover. There’s plenty of evidence now that outdated employee performance ranking systems and punitive evaluative processes destroy corporate morale.

The application process is getting cleaner and more mobile-friendly and Recruiters are seeking new ways to attract talent beyond advertising. A 4% unemployment rate has forced employers to rethink how they keep employees on the job longer.

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Help Artisan Win a Webby Award

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Apr 10, 2018 11:58:00 AM

Artisan is thrilled to announce our first ever Webby Award Nomination!

The Webby Awards, which the New York Times calls “the internet’s highest honor,” seeks to recognize the best of the internet and released the nominees of their highly coveted awards this past week. Websites, online film and video, advertising and media, mobile sites and apps, social media and more all have the chance to vie for that silver spring trophy and famous five-word acceptance speech.

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Ask a Recruiter: How Personal to get during job interviews

Posted by Suzanne Shannon on Apr 5, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Ask a Recruiter Blog

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 Suzanne Shannon! Sue is a Senior Talent Acquisition Manager who specializes in sourcing perfect job candidates for new, exciting roles nationwide. 

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New Skills for an Old Profession: What Marketers Need to Learn for 2025

Posted by Robin Walters on Apr 3, 2018 12:01:00 PM

What is the number one characteristic that any marketing professional needs to have today?

The answer is adaptability.

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Hot Jobs for 2018: Design Systems/DesignOps

Posted by Robin Walters on Mar 27, 2018 12:00:00 PM

 

We live in an increasingly harried and disjointed world. This makes building cohesive digital products exceptionally hard. Bridging the gap between Strategists, Designers, and Software Engineers requires a new approach to how these projects are managed. Even small teams can struggle with cohesion.

Fortunately, something new has emerged from the digital noise: 

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Top Signs My Business Should Use a Talent Agency

Posted by Robin Walters on Mar 20, 2018 12:00:00 PM

 

The American economy continues to be on the upswing. Normally, this would be good news. Today, it’s news that could make any Human Resources Manager fall down in a dead faint. Here’s why.

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Ask A Recruiter: How Do I Get Back into Creative?

Posted by Lauren Friesen on Mar 15, 2018 12:00:00 PM

How do you get started after time off?

This month our Denver, Colorado Recruiter Superstar Lauren Friesen talks starting out with your resume.

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Mindfulness as a Career Tool

Posted by Robin Walters on Mar 13, 2018 12:00:00 PM


If job frustrations are making you take a deep, cleansing breath, you are practicing the art of mindfulness.

Mindfulness is a stress management tool that is being applied in workplaces around the world. It's a practice of living in the moment while stopping the flood of thoughts and worries that bombard a lot of us every day.

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Employee Engagement: How to Keep Amazing Talent and Reduce Turnover

Posted by Artisan on Mar 8, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Once you've hired the best talent in the industry, you're immediately faced with an equally enormous task: keeping them satisfied.

Employee engagement and retention — especially for those who rank among the most skilled and experienced — is no trivial task. Much like a personal relationship, employee retention requires continuous engagement, solid communication, and hard work.

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Help! I Hate My Job

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Mar 6, 2018 12:00:00 PM

It’s become a cliché to hate your job.

Actually, that’s not necessarily true. Recent poll numbers suggest attitudes toward work have shifted:

  • In 2010, a Deloitte survey showed 80 percent of Americans hated their jobs.
  • In 2013, a national Gallup poll reported that unhappy employees outnumbered happy by a 2-to1 margin.
  • By 2016, a Pew statistic revealed a startling finding: only 49 percent of Americans said they are happy with their job.

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