Career Tips

We are proud to be a resource and provide career tips for employers and employees in the interactive, digital, marketing, and creative fields to find helpful industry news, advice and guidance. Over the years, we have learned a lot of valuable information about our field. So we’re sharing some of our most useful knowledge with you.

7 Ways Job Hunting is Like Dating {Infographic}

Job hunting and dating have a lot in common. From finding the right site to search, to making a good first impression…here are seven similarities.

Presentation and Preparation: Two Ways to Make a Great Impression

Taking the time to do your research and formulate a game plan before a job interview will be be well worth your time and effort.

From Fuzzy to Focused: Writing a Resume that Works

Writing a clear, targeted resume that describes your skills, abilities, expertise, and professional experience in a concise, informative manner is the first key to success.

Creative Resumes that Get You Hired

Does your resume have everything it needs to get you the job? Find out in this fun infographic.

Jumping Ship or Jumping In: Making a Job Work for You

Before you embark on a job search, take the time to figure out the reasons you want to leave your current job to avoid getting into a similar situation down the road.

Reference Etiquette

It’s important to take the time to obtain references that can best speak to your positive qualities, and to let them know your prospective job may be calling.

Brand Managers and Marketing Associates Tips

Today’s cluttered marketplace make skillful brand managing and marketing analysis necessities for success.

Freelance Copy Editors Tips

Copy Editors have the important task of shaping material to meet the intent of the writer and the needs of the reader.

Freelance Copywriters Tips

Freelance copywriters can find work in a variety of fields, and are responsible for using emotion to connect with potential consumers.

Freelance Graphic Designer Tips

Freelance graphic designers are in demand, and it would behoove them to cultivate strong and mutually beneficial client relationships.

Freelance Production Artists Tips

Production Artists can have many different duties and responsibilities, and a knowledge of production software, web design, video and audio is becoming increasingly beneficial.

Marketing Yourself

Interviews are often your one opportunity to market yourself and your portfolio of work as freelancer, and it is equally important that a client know how to properly interview candidates and be clear about their needs and expectations.

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ: Agencies

If you know how to present yourself and make them work for you, talent agencies can be great tools even for freelancers.

FAQ: Marketing Yourself

A portfolio, web site and strong resume are all great tools, among many others, to market yourself as a freelancer.

FAQ: Managing Your Freelance Practice

Running your own practice as a freelancer requires some understanding of how to deal with accounting and taxes and also make sure you have quality health insurance.

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City Specific Freelance Tips

New York Freelance Positions Tips

New York City, a hub for advertising, financial services, publishing and other industries, is a great city for freelancers.

Chicago Freelance Position Tips

Chicago is another good city for freelancers looking to make their way into the thriving arts and media scene.

Los Angeles Freelance Positions Tips

Booming TV and film industries make Los Angles an ideal city for freelancers looking for steady work.