The right project management tool can greatly improve the ability of the creative leader to effectively manage his or her business team.
We are sad to announce that Bruce Rogers, who served on the InSource Board of Directors from 2003 through 2010, passed away on April 1, 2013. Bruce received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from the California College of the Arts in Oakland, California, and began his career at the Ormond Shops, Inc, [...]
In last month’s poll, 69% of responders said improving process and workflow efficiencies was a top priority this year. Whether you employ a manual process or utilize a digital workflow tool, getting everyone working in lockstep is often the first step toward running a successful team. What components in your process do you consider essential to running your in-house department?
“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison
Many times MSP and VMS systems implement policies that go too far and get in the way of following best practices when it comes to talent acquisition—especially for creative professionals.
In this age of instant communication and apps for just about anything imaginable, it’s easy to believe everything we need to manage our businesses is at our fingertips.
Congratulations to Andy Brenits, InSource’s President for being named to Graphic Design USA’s “People to Watch in 2013″ list!
It’s important to remember that there are more ways to reward employees for good work than yearly raises, bonuses, or even promotions.
Running a creative services department takes a lot of energy focusing on short-term goals – namely, getting the work out the door. But it also takes long-term planning, for both individual staff members and the department as a whole. As many of you wrap up goal setting exercises with HR, take this month’s poll and let us know what your team is focusing on this year.