Design Careers: Industry Advice & Job Search Tips

HOW wants to help you succeed and achieve your career goals along the way. Find expert career advice and tips from HOW’s official career partner, The Creative Group, to help guide your career path, whether you are working at a firm, as an in-house designer or as a freelance designer. Get practical advice and take control of your career path in design. Steer it in the direction you want to take it. Plus, learn how to leverage your current position for greater satisfaction. Learn more about increasing your salary and improving your overall marketability from The Creative Group in this Design Tutorial – How to Make More Money as a Designer in 2013.

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Take HOW’s Design Salary Survey

Admit it: You're curious to know how your paycheck compares to those of your design colleagues in similar positions. HOW's 2014 Design Salary Report will have all the answers, but we need your help!

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How To Manage Your Workload

If your New Year’s resolution involves becoming more efficient, you’re in luck. AtTask’s management expert Bryan Nielson has some tips on how to manage your workload. Read on for his advice. For more tips on improving workflow, check out another post from Nielson here. All too often, creative work is compared to working in...

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Tips for Networking in 2014

When you think of networking, do you think of slimy schmoozers pushing their business cards on everyone they encounter? That’s one kind of networking—but certainly not the only kind, and definitely not the most effective kind, especially for freelance designers. Networking—connecting authentically and personally with real people—is still, hands down, the most effective marketing...