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.

Focused Interview Questions to Ask Creatives

Posted by Artisan on Feb 24, 2015 6:01:40 AM

As American companies continue to move away from the fixed labor costs of a permanent staff toward the variable cost of hiring temporary and freelance workers, HR professionals need to become better at interviewing creative hires.

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Social Media Interview Questions

Posted by Artisan on Feb 23, 2015 7:18:53 AM

The ever growing popularity of social media campaigns continues to create fantastic opportunities for job seekers. An increasing number of companies understand the need to incorporate social media into their marketing campaigns, but often lack the ability to successfully implement such campaigns themselves. This lack of knowledge leaves openings for people who are skilled in managing social media.

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How to Get a Job: 5 Crazy Creative Ways

Posted by Artisan on Feb 17, 2015 6:01:53 AM

The trick to landing that dream job in your creative field is standing out…in your field…preferably with a proverbial giant neon billboard blinking over your head that says, “I rock! Hire me!” But if you don’t have the neon billboard, here are some other ways job candidates have been able to tackle employers into hiring them.

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Life Hacks: Creating a Resume

Posted by Artisan on Feb 15, 2015 6:01:46 AM

Making your resume stand out on a hiring managers desk is no easy task, but with a few tips and tricks you can keep your CV looking fresh and constantly updated.

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How to Create a Portfolio: Develop an Effective Job Skills Portfolio

Posted by Artisan on Feb 10, 2015 6:01:25 AM

Developing an effective job skills portfolio means adapting your presentation to the type of job you seek. If you are searching for employment in the graphic design field, you want a real show-and-tell portfolio. If you are looking for an office job, your portfolio will focus on your office skills and previous employment. Graphic designers have an outstanding opportunity to make an impression with an interviewer from the moment the interviewer sees you walk in with your showcase of samples.

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How To Use LinkedIn for Your Job Search

Posted by Artisan on Feb 8, 2015 6:01:38 AM

If one of your New Year’s resolutions was getting a new job, rethinking your LinkedIn strategy is a super place to start. Founder and CEO of the Human Workplace, Liz Ryan, says that you can get a lot more out of LinkedIn than just a static social resume parking spot.

If you put these steps into action, you can make LinkedIn do a lot of the tedious legwork for you while helping you connect with decision makers at your target companies.

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5 Reasons to Use a Digital and Creative Staffing Agency to Find Your Next Employee

Posted by Robin Walters on Feb 3, 2015 6:34:45 AM

Do You Want to Make Hiring Easier?

Is it time to deconstruct the leaning tower of ancient software manuals and dust off the desk for that web guru or graphic designer you’ve always wished you could hire?

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What Is a Staffing Agency?

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Feb 2, 2015 5:36:18 AM

What  is a staffing agency anyway?

Perhaps you've heard your freelancer friends mention they got their new job from a staffing agency, or maybe a friend of a friend mentioned a temp agency helped them land a new gig. What are these mysterious places?

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