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?
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, a Senior Producer at experience design agency HUSH, on why a life lived outside design can make you a better designer.
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.
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.
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.
Diane Domeyer of The Creative Group specialized staffing service on why your company’s efforts at diversity and inclusion are beneficial for society at large but also for your own brand and reputation.
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.
The fate of your graphic design career will depend as much on non-design skills as it will on your graphic design expertise.
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.
Academy of Art University graphic design student Celina Oh has used her talents to rebrand Five Keys educational non-profit and earn an internship at San Francisco’s White Space design firm.
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.
Gig workers are here to stay. Learn how to make the most of freelancers’ talents and you’ll increase the caliber and productivity of your creative team.
Counteroffers can often be counterproductive argues Diane Domeyer, Executive Director of The Creative Group.
It’s a tough place to be when you want to give back and donate your time but aren’t sure if it’s the right timing or fit for your company to be involved.
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.
AIGA Executive Director Julie Anixter on the expanding career path for today’s graphic designers. And how AIGA can help.
The majority of workers say they lose interest in a job if they haven’t heard from an employer within two weeks after the initial interview. Here are tips for accelerating your hiring process to land highly skilled creative professionals.
Where designers work plays so heavily into how designers work. Five reasons why your office should be inspiring.
Feeling pressure at work? Here are a few tips for creatives from The Creative Group on how to deal with it.
The pros and cons of a graphic design degree and the importance of continuing learning in a fast-paced industry.
For May 2017, FunctionFox is offering a free demo and a 20% discount on its leading time and project management tracking software. This blogpost explores how accounting for all the work you have done also enhances your ability to “Stay Creative.”
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.
Diane Domeyer of The Creative Group on the many ways creative managers can promote workplace happiness.