Avoid creative burnout with The Creative Group's five time management strategies for increased on-the-job efficiency and, ultimately, better work/life balance.
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!
A traditional resume is a necessity - but adding a second, unexpected version that truly shows off your design prowess will help you stand out in the creative crowd.
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...
What are your biggest challenges with fonts? Extensis font guru Jim Kidwell weighs in on the top 5 font mishaps by designers--and how to avoid them.
Lately I've been thinking about my past New Year's "resolutions," and how they typically revolve around going to the gym more regularly or eating green leafy vegetables...
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...
Three books offer clever ways to change the behavior of your in-house clients.
As an in-house designer, many of your coworkers don’t always understand what they do. And this might lead to a lot of frustration and misunderstandings about projects. With these tips from in-house design manager Scott Kirkwood, learn how you can educate your coworkers about design and your team.
Ticks and trips for graphic designers looking to make the most of everyone's time by creating effective meetings.