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Ask the simple question, What is important to me? Your answers will be more complex and self-revealing than the question. This important exercise is much like creating a personal mission statement. Consider the types of jobs and employers that match your professional values and dreams.
The projected need for other tech professions, including data management, networking, software development and other skilled performers should be strong through 2015.
Consider combining your expertise with the power of a top creative talent recruiting firm like Artisan to locate full-time or freelance production artist job opportunities that offer above average compensation.
Like effective print advertising, websites can be most effective when using a “less is more” approach. Avoid the temptation to include too many images, too much color or too many fonts. Stick to white space to keep visitors focused on your mission.
However exhausted we are of a turbulent economy, there are many new opportunities for freelancers, and as usual Chicago is a hub of activity. Freelance agencies in the city like Artisan are currently offering expanded opportunities. As a direct result of the recession and our new fiscal environment, people should also realize that along with more design jobs [...]
It’s interesting that authors and corporations sometimes forget the powerful reasons to hire experienced proofreaders. Seldom do you see companies downplaying the need for the best marketing managers, professional business writers or production managers. However, ask some executives about hiring a proofreader and you might receive the deer-in-the-headlights look. Numerous publishers have a firm policy of [...]
It is wise to prepare thoughtful responses that allow you to avoid answering illegal questions, regain equal footing over the meeting and offer a non-confrontational escape for the interviewer.
Spending time discussing them, in most interviews, is valuable time wasted by both you and your interviewer. Your strong political focus, while an important component of your overall persona, has little influence on your professional skills in the opinion of most employers.
Candidates often question whether they should include information on their resumes concerning categories which they may fall under. While it is often difficult to mask your gender, most experienced recruiters, human resource professionals and wise hiring managers recommend against specifically indicating that you are a diversity job seeker. Many of the minority hiring regulations and initiatives of [...]