Paul Flaharty of Robert Half on the importance of developing an effective personal brand that creates a strong impression and tells prospective employers the essential things they need to know about you. In a competitive hiring market, it can make the difference.
Category: Hiring & Career Tips
GDUSA Podcast #8: Paul Flaharty
How is 2023 shaping up for job seekers and hiring managers? Paul Flaharty, executive director of the marketing and creative practice at global talent solutions firm Robert Half, has insights and answers in this GDUSA podcast.
Creative Talent: Go Global and Beyond!
David Fiore of Haddad & Partners on why the Star Trek USS Enterprise crew provides a role model for assembling a world-class remote, diverse and collaborative creative team.
New Year, New Job? What Creatives Need to Know
Will 2023 be a hot job market for creatives and marketers? Talent solutions expert Paul Flaharty on why the new 2023 Salary Guide from Robert Half suggests that the New Year may be a great time to explore new opportunities.
4 Salary and Hiring Trends You Need to Watch
The new 2023 Salary Guide From Robert Half is available now for creative professionals. Drawing from this, Paul Flaharty details four key trends that hiring managers should consider when crafting a recruitment strategy.
The In-house Design Dream Team
Paul Flaharty of leading talent solutions firm Robert Half – exclusive sponsor of GDUSA’s 2022 American Inhouse Design Awards – has interesting and useful observations on who and what makes a successful inhouse design team.
Embracing A Flexible Work Model That Keeps Everybody Happy
Today, there are more options for new work arrangements – but also for friction. Paul Flaharty of Robert Half on how teams can successfully develop a flexible work model.
How To Ride Industry Trends To A New Creative Role
Interesting insights from Paul Flaharty of Robert Half on key trends driving creative and marketing recruitment strategies, and how job seekers can use them to propel their career to new heights in 2022.
How To Build A Competitive Compensation Package
Building competitive compensation packages is critically important to attracting top talent. Paul Flaharty of Robert Half provides insights and advice on how to approach the challenge.
New Role With the Company? Here’s How to Ace the Transition
Paul Flaharty of Robert Half on how to ace an internal transfer, be it a move to a new department or managerial position. Paul is executive director of the marketing and creative practice at the global talent solutions firm.
Creative Talent In Short Supply. Here’s How To Find It
Diane Domeyer of Robert Half explains why, while you can’t control the red hot hiring market, you can tailor your recruitment strategy to the current landscpae and make your firm attractive to talented candidates.
U.S. Ranked Fourth For Creative Professionals
A new study of 50 countries suggests that Germany to be the best place to live as a creative professional, at least by one measure: percent of salary that remains after cost-of-living.
Unlock Your Team’s Potential With A Learning Culture
Diane Domeyer, executive director of the creative and marketing practice at Robert Half, with insights on how creative leaders can help their team thrive by embracing a culture of continuous learning.
Lara: Rethinking Purposeless Meetings
Mary Lara on why designers need to break free from the false narrative that the more meetings you have, the more productive or valuable you are.
5 Things To Consider If You’re Thinking Of A Career Change
There is new research from The Creative Group and AIGA suggesting that one in two creatives could be looking for a new job within the next 12 months. Here are several matters to consider before starting your search.
AIGA Research Dives Deep Into Value Of Design In The Marketplace
AIGA’s latest design POV installment explores the intrinsic value of design in the marketplace. The data breaks down market trends in income and career trajectories.
Retaining Your Top Creatives In Uncertain Times
At this challenging moment, Diane Domeyer of The Creative Group suggests 8 ways that companies can support top performers and keep top talent from jumping ship.
10 Tips For Success In Your Creative Career
Where do you want to be in five years? Professional advice for young graphic designers as they start their “career journey” from Diane Domeyer, Executive Director, The Creative Group.
ONE School For Black Creatives Expands To Four Markets
The One Club for Creativity is doubling the scope of its ONE School free portfolio program for Black creatives with expansion to Chicago and Atlanta; existing programs are in New York and Los Angeles.
9 Reasons Flexible Staffing Is Key To Business Resilience
Diane Domeyer of The Creative Group explains that savvy managers are turning to interim professionals or freelancers to support their full-time staff, allowing firms to maintain business-critical operations and remain flexible.
Hiring For 2021? What You Need To Know
Insights from Diane Domeyer and The Creative Group 2021 Salary Guide on how the pandemic has changed forever the business and employment landscape – including the recruitment and onboarding of creative professionals.
5 Ways To Build A Workplace Culture Creatives Will Love
Creatives are more motivated than ever to work at an organization that values its staff. Here are thoughts from The Creative Group’s Diane Domeyer on building an attractive workplace culture.
Why Every Developer Should Know Multiple Programming Languages
When it comes to web development, learning multiple programming languages can help you to succeed in the job market, and it can give you the opportunity to make better programming decisions.
10 Job Search Tips For Creatives
Job-hunting is tough, but especially with the effects of a global pandemic still hanging over the business world. Here are ten tips from Diane Domeyer of The Creative Group that can help
Closing The Gap: Nurturing Creativity In A Remote Workforce
Here are some thoughts from Diane Domeyer of The Creative Group on helping your remote team stay creative, inspired and connected.
5 Tips For Building A Career Development Plan
Five tips for helping your employees build a career development plan, with an assist from cloud-based human capital management systems.
How To Overcome Common Challenges Of Working Remotely
Diane Domeyer, Executive Director, The Creative Group, on four sticky situations that may arise from telecommuting – and how to deal with them.
Thomas Hull: The Value of Riffing
Legendary designer Thomas Hull, of Rigsby Hull and a professor at SCAD, on the need to pivot, jam or riff in these times of unpredictability.
Academy of Art Students Tackle Suburu Challenge
Academy of Art University students from a variety of design and advertising departments were challenged to reimagine the Subaru car for 2030.
Turnover Turmoil: 7 Benefits To Help Retain Top Performers
In today’s tight job market, it can be difficult to hold on to your top talent; here are 7 benefits and perks that can add to your retention strategy.
Creative Hiring Trends For First Half of 2020
The Creative Group Executive Director Diane Domeyer on what’s hot and what’s not for job seekers, employees and employers.
5 Tips For Building A Great Design Team In 2020
Five tips for creative managers on building and retaining a great design team in 2020 from hiring and career expert Diane Domeyer.
How to Handle Unhealthy Competition in the Workplace
Is your agency or creative department a bit too cutthroat for comfort? What can you do when a fellow employee tries to step on you in their climb to the top?
Top 5 Tips For Designers Starting Their First Job
Starting your first design job is daunting. Here is some advice from Matt Delbridge of Gretel.
An Inside Look at SCAD’s Graphic Design Program
Chair Duke Greenhill explains how, at SCAD Graphic Design, innovative collaborations with Fortune 500 partners help secure students leading design jobs.
Do’s & Don’ts Of Talking Salary With Co-Workers
Open salary policies are catching on. But before revealing your personal pay details or asking others about theirs, here are some do’s and don’ts.
Tonian Irving: Advantages Of An Unconventional Career Path
Tonian Irving, a Senior Producer at experience design agency HUSH, on why a life lived outside design can make you a better designer.
How to Turn a Design Internship Into a Full-Time Job
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.
How Automation and Flexible Schedules Can Uplift A Diverse Design Force
Thoughts on a new type of labor platform that encourages diversity, equal opportunity as well as giving designers a way to earn more stable and predictable income.
Why It’s Time To Relax Your Hiring Criteria
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.