It’s been a great summer, working, learning, creating and, okay, an occasional coffee run. Ready to turn that internship into a full-time, in-house design job? Here’s what you can do to improve your odds in the time you have left.
That unicorn you’re looking for probably doesn’t exist. So says Diane Domeyer of The Creative Group, who advises an open mind and a flexible approach.
One way companies can gain an edge over other firms trying to hire is by learning what’s most important to today’s creatives, which may not be what you think.
Achieving financial stability, taking care of your team, and delivering consistently meaningful work is not easy. Here are four principles for values-led design firms to succeed.
Founder of Artisan Talent Bejan Douraghy helps leaders learn how to motivate their teams through compassion, kindness, and relationship building.
Here are eight (8) signs for graphic designers that you may need additional training. If you recognize these symptoms, heading back to Shillington for upskilling could very well be the cure.
To recruit top talent and retain your current superstars, you need to know what workers want, how to attract them and what to offer them as compensation. Diane Domeyer of The Creative Group has some answers.
President Wallace sees imagination as the “pathway to successful, sustainable careers” in this look at what is new, and what is fundamental, in design education.
Seven steps for hiring people who match your workplace culture and will be a good fit. Advice from Diane Domeyer, Executive Director of specialized staffing agency The Creative Group.
Consider the next time you do something big – a project, an adventure, a challenge – taking time off after it’s completed. And here’s the kicker, don’t feel guilty for doing it because it’s an investment in future creativity.
The BA is a great degree for those who have not decided on a career path. But for undergraduates aspiring to the creative professions, educator Sue Vessella explains why the BFA is the way to go.
Counteroffers can often be counterproductive argues Diane Domeyer, Executive Director of The Creative Group.
Clinging to the status quo is no way to take your organization to the next level. Diane Domeyer of The Creative Group on five ways to establish a culture where smart risk-taking trumps playing it safe.
The end of the year brings a lot of great opportunities to freshen up your business. It’s a time to reflect on the year behind us and plan for the one ahead.
Be yourself and you’ll attract the right opportunities with your confidence. And go into your closet tonight and start throwing out stuff.
AIGA Executive Director Julie Anixter on the expanding career path for today’s graphic designers. And how AIGA can help.
Company outings give the team a chance to reignite their individual fires by stepping away from everyday tasks and being a part of each other’s company.
Where designers work plays so heavily into how designers work. Five reasons why your office should be inspiring.
Ad agency founder Jim Copacino has some strong opinions and sage advice for graduates seeking their first job in advertising.
The pros and cons of a graphic design degree and the importance of continuing learning in a fast-paced industry.
A candidate-driven marketplace means good news for designers looking for a job, a salary increase, or to otherwise enhance a career.
There’s an age old saying that “the cobbler’s children have no shoes.” As a designer, don’t be the last to benefit from your own skills.
Breaking up is hard to do. But sometimes it’s the right thing all around says studio owner and creative director Laura Wallace.
Bejan Douraghy discusses the importance of highlighting your proficiency in software and design skills on your resume and job application.
Don’t be afraid to trim your services and get back to what “you’re amazing at,” says Laura Wallace of Worx graphic design and branding firm. “Your team and your clients will all benefit equally.“
The Creative Group Salary Guide 2017 features the latest hiring trends and data on what your design skills are really worth.