Understanding Team Dynamics

As hiring managers, we have to think about our existing team dynamics each time we add a new team member. Our new hires will need to be fully integrated into our existing team structure—and the success or failure of that integration depends on our orientation and on-boarding best practices, our timing, and the team’s group …

Returning to Work

  Hoping everyone had a Happy 4th of July holiday. We know going back to work after a few days off may require a brief time to get back into the flow of things. However, going back to work after a prolonged absence may require a longer period of adjustment. Extended leave isn’t just for …

Creating New Habits For Success

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 426th issue of our weekly a.blog.   Sometimes, there’s simply no substitute for hard work. Behavioral change that is meaningful is …

6 Things to Stop Doing

Artisan Creative is celebrating 20+ years in staffing and recruitment of creative professionals. Over the years we have learned a thing or two that we’d like to share with you. We hope you enjoy the 420th issue of our weekly a.blog.    In life, the time we spend with ourselves and others is all we …

Tips for Active Listening

Artisan Creative is celebrating 20+ years in staffing and recruitment of creative professionals. Over the years we have learned a thing or two that we’d like to share with you. We hope you enjoy the 419th issue of our weekly a.blog.    MIA: When in conversation, do you listen, or do you just wait to …

Adult Learning Styles

  Artisan Creative is celebrating 20+ years in staffing and recruitment of creative professionals. Over the years we have learned a thing or two that we’d like to share with you. We hope you enjoy the 416th issue of our weekly a.blog.   Whether you are training new hires or making a presentation to a …

Avoiding Digital Miscommunication

  Artisan Creative is celebrating 20+ years in staffing and recruitment of creative professionals. Over the years we have learned a thing or two that we’d like to share with you. We hope you enjoy the 413th issue of our weekly a.blog.   Do you get confused reading certain emails because you can’t decipher the …

Boost Your Productivity by Managing Digital Clutter

Artisan Creative is celebrating 20+ years in staffing and recruitment of creative professionals. Over the years we have learned a thing or two that we’d like to share with you. We hope you enjoy the 409th issue of our weekly a.blog. 2017 started off with one mission in mind: manage my clutter, specifically digital clutter. …

Tips for Reviewing a Design Portfolio

  Artisan Creative is celebrating 20+ years in staffing and recruitment of creative professionals. Over the years we have learned a thing or two that we’d like to share with you. We hope you enjoy the 408th issue of our weekly a.blog. When reviewing a design portfolio, it may seem easy to spot a good …

Visual Goal Setting

  Artisan Creative is celebrating 20 years in staffing and recruitment and over the years we have learned a thing or two that we’d like to share with you. We hope you enjoy the 405th issue of our weekly a.blog.   As part of our annual goal setting, each member of the Artisan Creative a.team …