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In-House Design: Careers & Advice
Whether you’re currently working in-house, or pursuing a corporate gig, these trends are likely to impact your career.
Following are three of the most common types of bad managers along with strategies for how to deal with a bad boss.
The days are getting shorter the nights cooler—which can only mean one thing. It’s back to school time. Even though it’s been over 30 years since I set foot in “my old school,” the seasonal change awakens an almost primal instinct in me. Time to wash off all the chlorine and brush off the beach …MORE
Burnout is widely felt in marketing field. So much so that every individual will face it at some point in his/her career. Some of it stems from a propensity toward short attention spans, developed at an early age. Oddly enough, if you didn’t have access to a TV or hours of video games, you might be more creative now! (So much for the impact of your profession.)
Knowing when to halt bad workplace gossip and spread the good is a valuable skill to possess. Following are some office gossip guidelines.
Here, Andy Epstein, author of “The Corporate Creative,” offers a tongue-in-cheek list of ways to get fired in the hopes that you’ll not try them.
Design work seems to either come to a crawl or become insanely busy during the summer. Either way, you can avoid the summer doldrums with these tips.
By Mike Clark of www.shelfidentity.com Do you ever feel like a note taker instead of a creative problem solver? Has a buyer ever sketched out what they want for you, and said, “I’m practically designing it for you?” If you’ve ever dealt with a buyer who wants something very specific, and they’re telling you the solution …MORE
Assessment and planning at less than warp speed. By Andy Brenits, as originally seen on www.in-source.org The first task I undertake when starting a new creative services leadership job is to assess the situation. After about a month I typically have a good understanding of what’s going on, and can start putting together my big …MORE
by Ilise Benun If you’ve been freelancing on the side and trying to decide when is the right time to make the leap, you’re not alone. Here are two freelancers who blog for the Creative Freelancer Blog with their perspectives on the topic: Alisa Bonsignore, writer: If your finances are in order; if your business is booming, so …MORE