GDUSA December 2021 Newsletter
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Neenah - Enter to Win
 
 
 
December 2021 Newsletter
 
I don’t need to tell you that flat minimalist logos are a trend: their simplicity fits easily into our quick visual world and their flexibility helps them work across media – including all important smaller-than-ever screens. Among the many news items we note below is that Volvo is the latest car brand to flatten its logo, joining Nissan, Audi, Toyota, Volkswagen, MINI, Citroen, Vauxhall among other auto companies in a hurry to do so.
 
— Sasha Kaye–Walsh, Website & Social Media Editor
 
 
Domenic Lippa Eschews Illustration For Type
Pentagram Turns To Type For 2DADS
Founded by fathers Will Sorrell and Greg Iredale, the appropriately named brewing company 2DADS aims to shake up the craft beer scene with refreshing, fruity drinks that are easy to enjoy…
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Enter to Win!   Rethink Your Packaging
 
Su Mathews Hale Logo More Extensible And Loses The Apostrophe
Papa Johns Loses The Apostrophe
Louisville KY-based pizza chain Papa Johns has unveiled a brand refresh with new logo, look, and store design as it moves away from its controversial founder and former chief John Schnatter…
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USC Roski School   FunctionFox
 
First Logo Refresh in 20 Years
JKR Logo Supports La Dolce Velveeta
Velveeta recently announced its refreshed logo that will be seen on products starting in 2022. It is designed by Jones Knowles Ritchie and accompanies the “La Dolce Velveeta” campaign…
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Berthold   Robert Half
 
5 Job Search Tips for Creatives Who Want to (Keep On) Working Remotely

TakeFive by RobertHalfIf the pandemic comes with a silver lining, it’s got to be making companies aware that their employees can work remotely and still be productive – and in many cases – more productive. Many professionals have decided that remote work is their preferred full-time option and have adjusted their job search strategies accordingly. In fact, 75% of respondents surveyed for the 2022 Salary Guide from Robert Half said they want to work remotely at least part of the time.

Is remote work on your radar? Here are some tips for finding the right position:

  1. Decide what your ideal work schedule looks like. Do you want or need to work from home full-time, or would a hybrid arrangement combining office and remote days meet your requirements?
  2. Consider your deal breakers and potential compromises. If you’re looking for a fully remote role and see your dream job advertised as hybrid only, would you consider it? Conversely, could you settle for a non-dream position that offers more flexibility?
  3. Filter your job search. Visit online job boards, keeping in mind not all sites are optimized for remote opportunities. Search for key terms like “100% remote” or “remote companies” to start with, then narrow the postings by your area of expertise.
  4. Don’t forget about organizational culture. A company could have a top-notch remote-work policy that meets all your needs and still be the wrong choice for you. Research a company thoroughly to assess whether their values and principles align with your own.
  5. Highlight your remote work skills. Once you’ve found the right role, use the application and interview process to promote the technical and soft skills that have made you successful in remote or hybrid situations, plus any previous working experience as part of a dispersed team.

What if you find the perfect position, but it isn’t remote? Visit the Robert Half blog for more remote job search tips.

About Robert Half
Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects opportunities at great companies with highly skilled job seekers. Our marketing and creative specialists are ready to support your contract, temporary and permanent hiring or job search needs. Find your next marketing and creative hire or career opportunity at roberthalf.com.

Berthold   One Show
 
Enter Our 59th GDUSA Package Design Awards
Enter Our 59th GDUSA Package Design Awards
SPONSORED BY NEENAH
Our 59th anniversary GDUSA American Package Design Awards™ is the fastest growing of our five national competitions and the reason is simple but profound: Marketers and retailers are challenged as never before to convey their message and promote their brand. Package design — along with point-of-purchase and retail graphics — is increasingly the difference maker…
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Academy of Art University   Paper Matters
 
A Modern Approach To Baby And Kid Meals
Little Spoon Baby Food Gets Grown-Up Makeover
Little Spoon has decided to improve its brand’s visual image with its newest product innovation of fresh, on-the-go smoothies. The revamp was handled by branding agency of record Little Big Brands…
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Artisan   YUPO
 
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Volvo Latest Car Brand To Flatten Logo
Swedish car manufacturer Volvo has revealed a flat, less colorful version of its longstanding Iron Mark logo, so-called because it is the same shape as the scientific symbol for iron…
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New Talent Preview   Verso
 
The New Year Is The Right Time For FunctionFox
Free Demo: Timesheets & Project Management For Creative Businesses
Streamline internal planning, keep multiple projects on track, reduce communications breakdowns, and meet every deadline. This New Year, save time, increase productivity and profitability – no matter where they are…
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Sessions College   Sappi
 
What Is The Magic Color?
Packaging: The Most Common Colors That Sell Food & Drink
Color psychology plays a major role in advertising and successful sales of consumer products in the food and beverage sector. Electrix International analyzed nearly 2500 grocery products to see which shade is used…
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Now Is The Right Time For FunctionFox
 
 
Sasha Kaye-Walsh  
 
Sasha Kaye-Walsh
Editor, Website & Social Media
 
 
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