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 …

How to Network on LinkedIn

In terms of networking for business, LinkedIn is the clear winner. Whether you want to recruit talent, grow your personal brand, explore interesting content, or find job opportunities for yourself, LinkedIn enables you to build a powerful network of professionals. However, you have to know how to network in order to make the most of it. …

5 Ways to Unblock Creative Blocks

For creative professionals, creative blocks are not just a moment of unproductivity. They can be frustrating, maddening stretches of time, potentially affecting deadlines and deliverables.  As a creative you can’t afford to run out of ideas!  It can happen to anyone!  However, not all hope is lost. Here are five ways to help jumpstart your …

4 Ways to Turn a Challenging Day Into a Good One!

Having “one of those days” where everything is feeling out of control, is really about how quickly you can recover. You can write the day off, or you can turn things around with a new game plan. It’s mostly about managing your attitude. Take a break. Sometimes things only seem bad, and a moment away …

How to Build a Creative Team

What’s the secret to building a great creative team? It’s a combination of professional skills, creativity, diverse personalities, strong communication skills, collaboration, and a good leader. When bringing together a creative team, start by with expertise and core competency. You’ll want a team that has: A big picture strategic thinker who asks “why” questions and …

Tax Tips for Freelancers in 2016

Did you know 38% percent of millennials freelance? That means twenty and thirty-somethings who work differently from their parents, also need to do their taxes in a very different way from their folks. While freelancing offers flexible work hours, creative opportunities, and a level of independence, it also means having to become your own HR …

Are You Overqualified for That Job?

Have you ever been told you were “overqualified” for a job? Overqualified?! What does that mean? Can someone really have too much experience? Surely that must be a positive thing, right? When a job seeker is considered overqualified, it means there is not a right match between the available position and that person’s experience level. …

How to Take Time Off from Freelancing Over the Holidays

Maintaining your freelance work during the holidays can be really stressful. Along with holiday shopping, travel, social events, volunteering, and so on, you have to juggle multiple clients and projects that may very well be likely wrapping up by the end of the year. The challenge and beauty of freelancing is that it is unpredictable. …

Tips for Working With Recruiters To Find You a Great Job

Recruiters are here to support your job search, but it’s like they say in Jerry Maguire: “Help me, help you.” Here are some tips on how to work with recruiters so they can help you find the perfect role: Recruiters have a good insight into a company’s open roles.  Recruiters are a great source of …

Is Your Body Language Affecting Your Presentation?

You’ve prepared your presentation, gone over the your meeting notes, and are excited about the idea. You assume you’ve been clear, effective, and informative, yet you walk out of the meeting unsure of how it went. What happened? Were you possibly paying too much attention to the presentation instead of your audience? Being aware of …