3 New Normal Job Search Strategies

These unprecedented times require applicants to be more creative in utilizing new networking channels and better job search strategies to connect with hiring managers and companies. The first step is to look at the industry and vertical you are interested in to find out if this particular industry has been impacted positively or negatively by …

5 Steps to Building Resilience in Your Job Search

If you’ve recently lost a job or are getting frustrated with the long application or interview cycles, a key attribute that will help you stay in the game is resilience. Studies have shown, that with the right habits and mindset, you can develop a more resilient approach to your job search. Here’s how to do …

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 …

Job Search Best Practices

The beginning of a new year is a time to try new things, spruce up your perspective, and take stock of the opportunities in front of you. As a creative professional, you can take this cue to get serious about your job hunt. You’ll increase your odds of success when you act mindfully and deliberately …

5 Tips to Make Your Job Search Less Scary

Although there are many skills you can develop to make your job search easier, it can still be something of a numbers game. Even highly skilled and in-demand professionals sometimes need to practice patience for longer than they expect. When rejection comes, as it inevitably will at some point, it’s easy to take it personally. …

Working with a Recruiter in Your Job Search — Why it’s a Good Decision

    Artisan Creative is celebrating 20 years of creative staffing & recruiting. Over the years we’ve learned a lot and will share our experiences with you in our 20/20 series: 20 blogs celebrating 20 years of creative recruiting! Enjoy! In this day of fast-paced applicant tracking systems and online job submission portals, getting feedback …

7 Apps That Will Make Job Searching Easier

If you’re on-the-go or want to search for a job away from your laptop/desktop, you’ll probably find it more efficient to download one of these amazing job searching apps. In today’s job market, the competition is higher than ever. To stay on top of the latest job opportunities, you need to maintain that competitive edge. …

Getting Creative With Your Job Search

Let’s face it — the job market is competitive. While some job seekers use extreme tactics to get noticed, like billboards or brewing their own beer, there are plenty of other ways to get creative with your job search. Follow these tips to find more opportunities beyond standard job hunting websites and boards that could …

Job Search: Research and Development Part II

Artisan Creative Job Search R&D Part 2 from Artisan Creative In the second of our two-part series, Artisan Creative’s President Katty Douraghy talks about how to develop your brand in order to have a successful job search. The Development phase of the R&D process includes developing your brand. Start with Social Media. Employers do check …

Job Search: Research and Development Part I

Artisan Creative Job Search R&D Part 1 from Artisan Creative In this two part series, Artisan Creative’s President Katty Douraghy shares her thoughts on the methods needed to conduct a successful job search. In my experience, every job search or career change deserves its own Research and Development phase. Some applicants have a haphazard technique …