Storytelling and Interviewing

If you’ve spent any slice of time searching for a job, you’ve probably experienced this. At some point in a typical job interview, often right at the top, your interviewer will say, “tell me about yourself.” Technically, this isn’t a question, it’s a prompt. It puts you on the spot. It can be intimidating! However, …

6 Tips for Interviewing Creatives

Artisan Creative is celebrating 20+ years in staffing and recruitment of creative professionals. Over the years, we’ve learned a thing or two that we’d like to share with you. We hope you enjoy the 428th issue of our weekly a.blog.   Preparing for an interview is a two-way street that requires both parties to be …

Your Interviewing Style

Just like no two snowflakes are alike, no two interviews are exactly the same. That being said, there are several archetypes of interviewers. Personality, company culture, and interview style play a big role in how a job interview goes, and there are many things that can contribute to a good or bad interview, such as …

B2B Copywriting | Job #13247

Artisan Creative is looking for a B2B copywriter with expertise in long-form writing. In this role, you will create internal and external communication using the creativity of language and emotional resonance for C-Suite executives including keynotes, presentations, infographics, e-books, brochures, emails for customer acquisition messaging, and demand gen content.  The ideal candidate will have a …

Bringing Our Whole Self to Work

When people hear that I’ve written a book, they generally assume that I’ve written about recruiting, human resources, or the culture of creativity. After all, with over 20+ years of experience in the creative recruitment field, it’s an expected assumption. When they learn that my book, The Butterfly Years, is actually about the journey from grief toward …

5 Tips for Active Listening on Zoom

Yes, we are in a Zoom (insert Microsoft teams, Google Meet, etc.) world and distractions are aplenty. Whether you are interviewing or conducting a team meeting, it’s imperative to be present and connect. Between notifications for email and Slack,  phone calls, LinkedIn posts, tweets, and so on, digital communication is at an all-time high and, …

3 Tips to Navigate Your Job Search

The current massive unemployment rates have many talented candidates out of work and searching for new opportunities. Additionally, the impact of stay-at-home measures is clearly exasperating the job search efforts for many. As we navigate these unchartered waters and contemplate what the next version of what “work” is going to mean, it becomes important to …

20 Remote Meeting Best Practices

By staying safe at home, and seeing nearly all interviews and meetings transitioning online, we wanted to share twenty remote meetings best practices we’ve learned over the past ten years of working exclusively as a remote team. Whether you are having ongoing daily team huddles, interviewing for a new opportunity, meeting a client or prospect …