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How to Craft a Compelling Elevator Pitch With Examples

Creating an elevator pitch that speaks to your potential client a communicates the best of what you have to offer is an art form.…

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How to Present Your Digital Portfolio: Advice from a Creative Recruiter

I’m a designer and I’m not sure how to present a digital portfolio! It is the biggest make-or-break factor in a hiring decision. However,…

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How Much Should You Be Getting Paid? Insights from a Creative Recruiter

“What kind of salary are you looking for?” “What’s your hourly rate?” “Can you give me a project estimate?” These dreaded questions can turn…

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How to Hire a Ghostwriter (So Your Readers Never Know!)

Curious about how to hire a ghostwriter? Many times when I tell someone that I’m a ghostwriter and write blogs for other people’s small…

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Suzanne O’Brien, Floral Designer, On Having Her Dream Career, and Showing Her Kids They Can Too

I appreciate that my kids see me living my dream. I didn’t settle for the average 9 – 5. I’m living my dream. I made it…

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Bookkeeping for Freelancers and Self-Employed: Are You Making These 4 Mistakes?

The creative spirit may have launched your business, but it is the financial side that will sustain it. We all started with the desire…

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3 Tips for Smoothing Bumps in Your Freelance Income

For those looking for an alternative to the rat race, life as a freelancer can seem pretty sweet. When you work as a freelancer,…

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How to Update Your Resume

How to Update Your Resume

Writing a compelling resume, one that sets you apart and entices employers to contact you is not an easy task. One of the biggest…

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Twelve Easy Steps to Doing Creative Work while Parenting

We’re excited to introduce Janelle Hanchett, whose writing brilliantly balances both the hilarious and the poignant in her funny and honest parenting blog, renegademothering.com.…

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What Should A Creative Wear to an Interview or Business Meeting?

As a creative, do you dread figuring out what to wear to an interview or client meeting? It’s agonizing — I want to look…

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