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[ 0 ] May 13, 2010

Recovering From Layoffs

Donna Farrugia, executive director of The Creative Group, responds to career-related questions from InSource members. This month, she addresses the issue of maintaining team motivation.

[ 0 ] May 11, 2010

Career Tip: Develop your personal brand

Develop your personal brand. If you’re struggling to get ahead or have been unemployed for a while, consider developing a personal brand. Figure out what is unique about you and make sure all your marketing materials – including your resume, website, online profiles and 30-second pitch – reflect “Brand: YOU.”

[ 1 ] May 10, 2010

To sell more of your ideas, conspire with internal clients.

During her formal dinner party, the hostess whispered to Winston Churchill that she had seen a prominent member of Parliament pocket one of her antique salt shakers. Churchill said he would take care of it. He walked over to the table, tucked a similar shaker in his own dinner jacket, then pulled the man aside.

[ 0 ] May 6, 2010

Your Right Brain Missed You. It’s Time for Some Spring Cleaning!

Moody March is finally over—thank goodness! And following in the footsteps of the American tradition, it’s time for a bit of spring cleaning wouldn’t you say?

[ 0 ] May 6, 2010

Register Now: InSource Regional Roundtables, May 19, 2010

Register now for the next InSource Regional Roundtable, Today’s Changing Organization: Operational Models for Inhouse Creative Teams. Join your colleagues in this afternoon of discussion moderated by InSource leaders, as we share thought provoking concepts in alternative business models for managing inhouse creative teams. Learn how to identify the solution that’s best for your organization.

[ 0 ] May 4, 2010

Career Tip: Mix and mingle

Make an effort to schedule at least one networking date a month

[ 1 ] April 29, 2010

Backstage at the Design Awards

Everyone likes to be recognized for their work by the design community, but is it worth the time, effort and expense to prepare submissions to design competitions and then have to pay for your award once you win?

[ 1 ] April 27, 2010

Career Tip: Brainstorm in the morning

Brainstorm in the morning. A survey by The Creative Group indicated that the morning is the most creative time for a majority of professionals

[ 0 ] April 21, 2010

Member Profile: Kevin Mau

I truly feel blessed with a career in the creative world. To date, my career has been, and will always be about the creative first. And I’m most comfortable working in environments and with people that share that focus.

[ 1 ] April 20, 2010

Career Tip: Self-promote

Your ability to post thought-provoking commentary, and build a large Twitter or Facebook following can influence an employer’s decision to hire you.

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