The Intentionality of WFH

Industry reports are showing that staggering numbers of employees are re-visiting their priorities to decide whether to stay in their jobs or to leave for other opportunities. According to the labor department, in April alone, 4 Million people left their jobs. With labor shortages in every industry from hospitality to technology and the fact that …

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 …

New Hire Welcome Kit: Why They are Important & How to Create Them

There are many facets to creating a successful onboarding process that truly welcomes and integrates your new hire. One of the best ways to make a positive, lasting first impression is by creating a new hire welcome kit. It may seem like a simple gesture, however, the thought behind is impactful.  A mug with your …

How to Discover Your Core Values

“Our values are at our core, and are an expression of how we act every day.” Warren Rustand. Lately, I’ve been reflecting a lot on my core values, how I define them, and how I remain true to them. Warren Rustand, a successful entrepreneur and the Dean of Leadership for The Entrepreneurs’ Organization, says our …

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 …

Giving Thanks 2019

We give thanks to our clients and talent, and to our a.team for 23 years of building a more creative world together.  Happy Thanksgiving. Here at Artisan Creative, we have a #gratitude Slack channel where throughout the year our a.team shares what they are grateful for daily. Everything from bike rides and nature walks to …