Tag Archives: career tips

4 Steps to a Better Twitter Bio and Personal Brand

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...

We Get You

There is something about human nature that keeps us searching and daydreaming about possibilities and missed opportunities. One of the best things about working with the design community is the knowledge in knowing that a career in this industry is achieved only through talent, hard work, sacrifice and dogged determination.

Keeping Score

Vince Lombardi's famous quote, If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score is as applicable in the business world as it is sports.

Creative Freelancers: Are You an Accidental Workaholic?

There are many joys of being a thriving freelancer, like choosing your projects and deciding when and where you work. But there are perpetual challenges, too, like managing client requests when you’re swamped or simply need time to decompress. Often, you may find yourself attending to everyone’s needs but your own—a road that, when...

Editor’s Pick Sale!

You can tell a lot about a person by the choices they make, so I thought I would analyze my fellow editors based on their Editor's Picks for our two-day sale - all picks are 50% off.

Turn Slow Time Into Go Time

Most freelance designers are used to ebb and flow in their work schedules. There's no guaranteed way for keeping work coming through your door, but you can take some steps to help make your downtime more productive.