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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.

Top 10 Skills to Land a Better Job

Posted by Robin Walters on Mar 5, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Marie Kondo wants to know: does your job spark joy? If not, it might be time to change something, start fresh, and get better. 

Did you make a resolution this year to enjoy your work more? Or maybe it was "New Year, New Job." If it was, you're not alone.

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Hiring Manager 101: The Power and Pressure of a Hiring Manager

Posted by Robin Walters on Feb 27, 2019 10:18:07 AM

 Power and Pressure of Hiring Manager

In normal times, a Hiring Manager holds a lot of power in a company. In a 4% unemployment market, the Hiring Manager also has a lot of responsibility and pressure to fill the seats on the bus with the right people. It’s a very challenging job even during times of high unemployment when it’s easier to pick up top quality candidates from a broad pool of applicants.

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Guest Blog: Naming a Business? Don't Skip This Critical Step!

Posted by Grant Polachek on Feb 26, 2019 12:00:00 PM

After dedicating so much of your time and energy to brainstorming name possibilities and narrowing your list down to just one name, you believe you’ve finally found the perfect business name. Or, at least, you think this name might be perfect.

When coming up with a name for your business, you need to get out of your head as the business owner and think beyond your own ideas. Don’t get us wrong — it’s a really good sign if you like the name and it’s even better if your team approves, but when all is said and done, it is most important that your target audience is interested in your brand name.

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Is Working from Home Really Productive?

Posted by Robin Walters on Feb 19, 2019 12:00:00 PM

 

Everyone dreams about working from home. For the American worker still struggling with the stress of commuting and the distractions of coworkers visiting their office, working remotely sounds like cool salve on a hot sunburn.

But how many American workers could really get things done if they had the option of hanging out in their pajamas all day? It turns out, a high percentage of workers are not only more productive working remotely, but they’re also more engaged.

What are the latest statistics on the WFH craze? What trends will impact what is becoming the new normal of a distributed workforce? Is working from home a totally positive experience or are there drawbacks to consider?

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Guest Blog: 4 Reasons Freelancers Need Business Insurance

Posted by Pascale Abou Moussa on Feb 12, 2019 12:00:00 PM

The world of freelancing has caught the attention of many who wish to have a work setup that doesn’t follow any schedule, and those that want to work on projects they really care about instead of simply being assigned work. There’s a huge pool of freelancers — around 68 million, according to various studies — from web design and digital marketing, to content moderation, to fashion and beauty and even construction.

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Tidying Up Your Resume

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Feb 5, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Think Netflix can't teach you anything about crafting a creative resume? Think again. If you've watched the series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, you might be inspired to clean up and let go of a few things. Why not let that energy transfer over to your resume?

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Ask a Recruiter: Interview Advice

Posted by Emily Turner-Sherwood on Jan 29, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Chicago-based Recruiter Emily Turner-Sherwood is here to boost your confidence and help you get that job!

Q: I’m not great at bragging about myself. How do I make sure employers know how awesome I am in an interview without coming across as conceited?

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Signs You Need to Hire a Graphic Designer

Posted by Bejan Douraghy on Jan 29, 2019 11:29:00 AM



Graphic designers. We love them. Businesses can’t thrive without them.

Autodesk's Tom Wujec recently gave a TED Talk about how good graphic design clarifies complex ideas and makes us remember them. It takes training and talent to create designs that do this. In our digitally focused society, consumers are increasingly skimming web content in search of salient points before moving to the next thing. This means your corporate graphic imagery — those pictures that tell the world who you are — is more important than it’s ever been.

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Trends in Creative Talent for 2019

Posted by Robin Walters on Jan 22, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Happy New Year, Creative Professionals!

January of the New Year always brings forward-thinking predictions and historical look-backs. In the creative fields, we often try to determine in advance what consumer or economic trends will affect the products and brands we’re trying to promote. Predicting future advertising trends is always tricky, but there is one thing that we can count on as staying front and center in 2019 — technology.

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Guest Blog: How to Increase Your Company's CyberSecurity

Posted by Katie Perkins on Jan 15, 2019 12:00:00 PM

In today’s technology-focused world, the possibility of cybersecurity threats against businesses and their customers is higher than ever before. With the frequency and cost of data breaches rising every year, it's becoming more and more important that companies find ways to protect themselves and their employees.

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