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.
Deborah Holstein of Hightail discusses the heartbreak of Creative Feedback Delay and prescribes some solutions.
According to Donna Domeyer of The Creative Group, reverse mentoring can shake up the status quo, jump-start innovation and make the most of an organization’s emerging new talent.
Kim Knoll of Knoed design and branding studio with thoughts on how to get away from agency work, and attract small business and startup clients of your own.
Dealing with difficult clients is a big challenge creative teams face. To help, The Creative Group asked marketing executives to share the strangest request along with tips for managing awkward or impossible demands.
Michael Connors, VP of Creative at Hornall Anderson, says the best work comes when clients give creatives the space to find solutions.
Here are several strategies for indie creatives to acclimate quickly to new workplaces and make strong lasting impressions.