Career

February 13, 2018

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Turning Your Creative Passion Into a Profession

If you've ever dreamed of turning your creative side hustle into a full-time career or if you are a college student majoring in the arts, you've undoubtedly been thinking about what it would be like to make a living from your art. From the outside, it can seem glamorous, jetting off to client photo shoots or being fêted at a gallery opening. But the reality is, creative careers are as hard—if not more difficult—than any other profession.

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January 29, 2018

Four Years’ Worth of Eye-Opening Data Reveals Top 25 Icebreaker Questions

A job interview can make anyone anxious, and not knowing what to expect can be nerve-wracking. In addition to sharpening your communication skills and getting creative, compiling a list of possible questions is a great way to prepare for the big day. Fortunately, the experts at Know Your Company have eliminated the guesswork and gotten down to business by compiling a list of the most popular and prevalent icebreaker questions.

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January 23, 2018

City of Los Angeles Uses MS Paint to Post Funny Job Ad for a Graphic Designer

Sometimes it’s okay to admit your limitations; although, rarely do we see such public admissions by a city government. The City of Los Angeles Personnel Department recently posted a job advertisement, for a new graphic designer. However, the ad wasn’t your average job listing: seemingly made in MS Paint, it features a pixelated copy-paste logo, “modernist cubes,” hand-drawn multi-colored fonts, and if that wasn’t bad enough, the particulars were written in Comic Sans.

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December 27, 2017

Creative Career Advice: Knowing Your Market and Setting Prices

Whether you're just starting out or you're a seasoned professional, understanding how to price your services or products can be a daunting task for any creative professional. In fact, one of the biggest mistakes freelancers make is underselling themselves because they either don't take into consideration all the proper factors or underestimate the value their experience brings.

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