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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.

Why Freelancing is a Real Job

Posted by Robin Walters on Dec 4, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Freelancing contract jobs are definitely the new normal. That’s because the work world has shifted into an on-demand employment model that mirrors our on-demand digital lifestyles. We can work anywhere now, and we do. Freelancers can be found in every coffee shop and nerdy hangout space in our nation, and of course, at home on the couch.

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Ask A Recruiter: Making a Motion Design Reel

Posted by Brooks Rowlett on Jul 17, 2018 12:00:00 PM

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 Brooks Rowlett! Brooks is a Senior Creative Recruiter based out of our New York City office.

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The Biggest Interview Red Flags

Posted by Robin Walters on Jun 26, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Since Artisan Talent works equally well with companies and their potential talent, we thought we'd explore both sides of the coin — from the candidate’s perspective and the employer's perspective — when it comes to interview red flags.

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Ask a Recruiter: Contract Work After College

Posted by Meggie Thomas on Jun 23, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Wondering how to get work right out of college if you're not one of the lucky few to land a permanent full-time gig?

This month, our Chicago Recruiter Meggie Thomas walks you through starting out with contract jobs. 

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All About Background Checks and Drug Screens

Posted by Robin Walters on May 15, 2018 12:00:00 PM


If you’re in the workforce today, it’s likely that you’ve undergone a background check and drug screen. Most companies in the United States conduct both of these tests. Are you asking yourself what this means? What's the point? Read on!

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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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Freelance or Full-Time Employee: What's right for your business?

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Mar 6, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Need to hire some help? Not sure if you want to hire full-time or freelance employees?

Outsourcing certain jobs can save money and cut down on employee expenses, but it can also limit what can be done to the task for which you've contracted. 

So which one do you choose?

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The Hottest Creative Jobs for 2018

Posted by Robin Walters on Feb 20, 2018 12:00:00 AM

 

In an economy with only 4% unemployment, it’s getting harder to find talent. It doesn’t matter if we’re talking about manufacturing, banking, or web design, finding and hiring top talent is an increasingly laborious, time- and skill-intensive process.

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Ask a Recruiter: Appreciating Projects on Behance?

Posted by Rachel Martinic on Feb 18, 2018 12:00:00 PM

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 Rachel Martinic, one of our fabulous Recruiters working for our Indy office. She's a pro when it comes to almost all the verticals.

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The Pros and Cons of Hiring Project-Based Creative Talent

Posted by Robin Walters on Feb 13, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Blame the internet.

Freelancing continues to be the biggest disrupter of the traditional work environment since Eli Whitney’s cotton gin. It’s unclear whether the chicken or the egg came first, though. Did employers get a twinkle in their eyes about the money they’d save on benefits if they hired by project?

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