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If you're attending the HOW Design Live Conference in Chicago, May 4-8, you're in for all kinds of goodness – including a presentation by Diane Domeyer, executive director of The Creative Group. If you won't be at the event, don't fret! We'll try to make you feel like you're there.
While the level and type of humor you encounter on the job depends almost entirely on your company culture, humor can be a key to workplace satisfaction and success across the board.
A creative resume may impress hiring managers, but there's a good chance it nevers makes it to their desks if it doesn't pass the ATS – or Applicant Tracking Software – test.
You've spent hours researching your dream employer, and crafting a clear and concise resume and compelling cover letter. A few weeks after submitting them, you find out your hard work paid off: You get called in for an interview. Before the big day, you role-play how you'll respond to common interview questions and invest in a stylish tablet case so you can display your portfolio in style. During the meeting, you answer every query without skipping a beat; you even manage to update your friends with a quick tweet from your phone.
Everyone has heard cringe-inducing stories of companies experiencing social media crises. But that shouldn't deter businesses from building their social media presence. With an effective social media policy, you will have the necessary rules and guidelines in place in case something goes wrong.
Increasingly, creative teams are collaborating with information technology (IT) departments to tackle projects that demand both marketing and technology skill sets. In fact, more than half (55 percent) of advertising and marketing executives surveyed by The Creative Group said they are working more closely with technology leaders within their company compared to three year ago. But this partnering approach, while beneficial to the business, is not without challenges.
Knowing how to ask for a raise is important considering the inherent trickiness of initiating a compensation-related conversation. The key is to be prepared! Take the time to build a strong case and be ready to sway any doubts your boss may have. Here are four tips to help you do just that.
Jessica Hische has become something of a sweetheart in the design world with her prolific output and her frequent appearances at industry conferences and events. Her lettering can be seen in movie titles like Moonrise Kingdom, on book covers, and in brand identities and advertisements for clients including Target, Livestrong, Bertoli, and Starbucks, among many others.
Here, she talks about collaborating with ad agency BBDO for a truly scrumptious campaign for Starbucks, featuring four of their signature lattes.