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.
Ticks and trips for graphic designers looking to make the most of everyone's time by creating effective meetings.
Most employees form deep impressions of their organizations in the first 24 hours. Here are a few tips to welcome new staff members to your team.
Designers do holidays, too. HOW's trusted career partner The Creative Group comes through this holiday season with tips on making the most of your white elephant office gift exchange.
If you’re the only graphic designer at your organization, you encounter unique challenges. Here are some tips for the solo artists out there.