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5 Tips for Acing a Panel Interview

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...

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5 Steps for Managing Creative Feedback

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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4 Ways to Throw an Office Holiday Party on a Shoestring

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...