All style and no substance is the No. 1 critique voiced by executives about creative portfolios, according to a a survey by The Creative Group. Find out how to build and present a a portfolio that demonstrates value to potential employers.
Most grads face a problem when applying for their first job: When you haven’t had a real job before, how do you demonstrate you have the necessary qualifications for an open position with your résumé?
Are you thinking about quitting your design job? Before you say "so long" and head out the door in a heated moment, consider these points before making a decision you may later regret. Or, decide if maybe you are ready for greener grass.
Pulling a few “old school” moves could help you distinguish yourself in the workplace or during a job hunt. Check out these time-honored tactics to help improve your career prospects in the short- and long-term.
To give yourself the best shot at landing a job, you must be able to present yourself and your qualifications confidently—yet carefully—to different types of hiring managers.
There are many things you can do to assist friends or former colleagues in their search for work—as well as a few actions that could do more harm than good.
Hiring managers are pickier than ever, holding out for only those creatives who can improve the quality of their already high-performing teams. So, what can you do to stand out and prove to employers you deserve a spot on their team?
Design-firm principal turned business coach Peleg Top writes about smart hiring practices for design firms. One of his more unconventional recommendations is requiring job candidates to fill out a detailed application form—by hand—and to return it to you by mail or fax. Download a sample application.
HOW seeks highly organized student interns to work in both editorial and design capacities on the magazine, books and online projects.
Leading hiring managers weigh-in on what they look for when evaluating potential creative hires. They give tips for portfolios, resumes, interviews and the follow-up.