• Approaching Freelancers: Long-Term Projects

    3/30/15

    Long-term projects can be a holy grail for freelancers, but only when there is enough money and instruction to benefit them. Here’s a few ways to approach a freelancer about the job at hand, so you have a better chance of getting them on board. Start With the Payment Information Arguably the most important part …

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  • What To Do After You Bomb An Interview

    3/24/15

    It happens to everyone at least once in their lives. Maybe you were unprepared. Maybe the interviewer was having a bad day. Maybe you were just off your game. Whatever the situation, you’re probably wondering — what happens next? Do you even have a chance? Take Stock of the Situation Take a deep breath and …

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  • 3 Fantastic Items for Your Web Design Toolkit

    3/22/15

    There are several tools that work well for Web design projects, but some are better than others for shortening the creation process. Here are three that web design freelancers and clients should include in their design toolkits. 1. Rapid Prototyping Programs The first item to use for your web design projects is a rapid prototyping program. Rapid …

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  • SlideShow: Crazy Creative Ways to Get a Job

    3/16/15

    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 …

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  • How to Hire a Great Social Media Manager

    3/15/15

    One of the most difficult parts about social media marketing is the commitment of time it takes to respond to inquiries from consumers, brainstorm relevant content ideas for posting and complete professional posts that boost brand image. Business owners need to really consider if they have the time, talent and market knowledge needed for successful …

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  • The ABC’s of Successfully Adapting Your Business to the Employee-centric Model

    3/10/15

    The organizational structure of many of today’s fastest growing companies are moving away from a customer-centric paradigm toward an employee-centric model. When established business models shift, many managers find the reshuffling of the old rules to be discontenting as they frantically readjust existing work policies. For these managers, it is essential to remember that an …

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  • Why Freelance Through an Agency?

    3/8/15

    So you want to be a freelancer?  Working for yourself, setting your own schedule, and “being your own boss” can have its perks. The allure is so great that according to The Freelancers Union roughly 1 in 3 Americans is an independent worker and by 2020 Forbes estimates that 50% of the labor force will …

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  • Artisan Talent Wins 2015 Best of Staffing

    3/3/15

    We’re pleased to announce… We’ve been selected as the winner of  Inavero’s 2015 BEST OF STAFFING® CLIENT AND TALENT AWARDS Artisan Talent a leading employment agency in the digital marketing and creative staffing industry announced today they have won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for providing superior service to their clients and …

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  • New Girl on the Block: Hypnotic Cinemagraphs

    Advertising continues to change as formats evolve. What was once the most effective and innovative ad is no longer the flashy new thing. While many companies still use TV commercials, radio spots and newspaper ads, there is a new format hitting the industry, and the shiny new ads are called cinemagraphs. With the continuing popularity …

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  • Trendy Interview Styles for 2015

    3/1/15

    Already included in the hiring arsenals of many corporate offices, the top four interviewing trends for 2015 are gaining favor with small to mid-sized companies seeking greater flexibility, decreased costs, and better hiring decisions. Here are four trendy types to try for hiring your next candidate: Trend 1: Behavioral Interviews Also known as competency interviews, …

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