Spring cleaning isn’t just about washing windows and clearing away cobwebs. Your design career also needs a thorough refresh every year so it’ll look its best—to recruiters, prospective clients and potential employers—in the months to come.
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.
Designers face all kinds of creative roadblocks, from procrastination to self-criticism to lack of energy. Here's how to overcome them.
Want to build your leadership skills but don't know where to start? Try these tips to demonstrate leadership - even when you're not the boss.
Telecommuting is becoming increasingly common for creative professionals. HOW's career partner The Creative Group shares 5 tips for success from home.
A traditional resume is a necessity - but adding a second, unexpected version will help you stand out in the crowd. Use these resume tips.
Creative talent is in high demand, especially if coupled with web design and online graphic design skills.
“Who are you?” It’s the question every employer wants answered in a perfect pitch that informs, entertains, and doesn’t last too long (around 30 seconds according to Rob Wallace, managing partner of brand identity and package design firm Wallace Church, Inc.) These employers want to hear your story. They want you to provide a...
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.
In a world where personal branding is king, no component of your image should go neglected. This truth applies to everything from resumes and cover letters to business cards and letterhead. It also applies to Facebook and Twitter accounts – social media platforms that offer opportunities to strengthen your brand and remind others what...