A normal job interview is stressful enough. Now imagine pitching yourself to several art directors, marketing managers and graphic designers in a panel interview setting. Nervous? According to a survey by The Creative Group, a majority of executives (86 percent) said one-on-one interviews are the most effective. But panel interviews ranked second – ahead...
Managing feedback is one of the most challenging part of a creative’s workload. The egos, the subjective “I just don’t like it” comments, the vague requests for something “different”—it can leave your head swimming and your relationship with your boss or client in a tenuous spot. How can you avoid this potentially toxic situation?
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No matter where you are in your design career, you'll be inspired by HOW Design Live speaker Sean Adams, who recently made a major change.
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HOW Design Live speakers answer the question "What is a design entrepreneur?"
Are lavish office parties passé? In a recent survey by The Creative Group, 34 percent of advertising and marketing executives said they spend $24 or less per person for year-end festivities. Sadly, 14 percent of respondents said they don’t hold staff parties at all. It’s easy to guess why. Though many organizations are in...
Young creative professionals can prove themselves invaluable with these helpful tips from design experts.