Creating a truly stunning graphic design portfolio can be quite the challenge. It’s simultaneously your first impression, a comprehensive definition of your personal style, and a showcase of your best work. But, then again, so is everyone else’s. So how do you make your portfolio stand out from the crowd? Learn what employers and...
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...
If you're looking for a design job, be sure to make the most of social media. Following are eight social media tips to help you clean up the digital debris in your graphic design career job hunt.
Many people embark on professional journeys without any clear sense of their destination. That's why you need a career map — a detailed plan that includes your long-term professional goals and action steps for achieving them.
The key to future-proofing your career as a digital creative is to be flexible and become a specialist generalist—a digital creative who can diversify.
We're all looking for "the job." When you do find it and have the offer laid out in front of you, there are six tips offered by The Creative Group to keep in mind just before you say yes.
Your portfolio is finished so the hard part is over. Right? Learn from hiring managers and career gurus how to present your best creative portfolio with panache.
Here are some signs that your job may be going nowhere fast and some tips on how to take control of your career.
Need to polish up your résumé design? The Creative Group takes a look at traditional and emerging graphic design résumé options.
Job search tools have given way to the modern must-haves, according to The Creative Group. Following are the “ins” and “outs” of the job-hunting scene today.