Tag: job

11
Aug

21 tips for a successful job interview

Whether we’re just starting out or seasoned professionals, we’re all striving to find that dream design job. These days, not every job is advertised in a newspaper or on a website. That’s why it’s important to make as many connections as possible. Online communities such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook will help you interact with other designers. Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

13
Jul

How to step up to seniority

You may have a way to go before you’re an intermediate or senior art director/designer, but it’s never too early to be thinking about advancing your career to a position of seniority.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

14
Jan

The differences between a boss and a leader

While a leader can be a boss, not every boss is a leader, though ideally they should be. However, sometimes there’s a mismatch between these two roles; although both have nearly identical definitions, they are very different in today’s career oriented society.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

14
Dec

How to survive the office holiday party

We’ve entered the peak of the holiday party season and most companies are gathering to celebrate the end of a hardworking year. This is the time of year when your colleagues get hammered and make complete fools of themselves.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

16
Nov

5 habits that make you look unprofessional

Do one or more of your coworkers behave unprofessionally at work, leaving you to question how they still have a job? We all become creatures of habit, and it’s hard to change the behaviours we’ve become accustomed to. But like mom always said, “There’s a time and place,” and certain habits just have no business being in a business atmosphere.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

09
Nov

How to leave work early

It’s Monday morning and already you want to leave work and go home without having to pretend you’re sick. How would you like to be able to get out of the office every day by 3pm?Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

29
Oct

Smart questions to ask at the end of an interview

After yesterday’s blog about how to make the most of your internship, I thought it would be a good idea to post about job interviews. So, you’ve searched and sent out dozens of queries to potential employers and you finally get an interview. You’ve just answered a dozen questions about yourself and successfully explained why you’d make a great addition to the team. You crushed it and you’re feeling good. But then the interviewer turns the tables and asks one final question: “So do you have any questions for me?”Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

28
Oct

Make the most of your internship

Companies are constantly looking for interns–both to help people get a start in their careers and as a way for companies to find potential hires on a trial basis. Win win, right? Find out how to become that potential hire.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

17
Sep

A survival kit that helps you destroy your boss in creative ways

Born from the desire to fight against a very common problem at work places–mobbing–a Spanish designer who goes by Designer At Deep brings to life a personal packaging design concept that includes a colourful range of tools that lets you creatively DESTROY YOUR BOSS.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

14
Sep

Infographic: The best careers for introverts and extroverts

Some people are more out-going, preferring human interactions and social gatherings–others, like myself, prefer to be independent in order to focus on their work. So, which are you?Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

15
Aug

Animated GIFs that only designers get

The design world has its ups and downs–from pain-in-the-ass clients, the frustration of being asked to work for free, to basking in the highs of little victories achieved during work. Creative Market has put together a comical collection of 25 GIFs that brilliantly capture the joys and agonies experienced by designers while on the job.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

20
Jul

How to promote yourself in a job interview

Have you ever gotten yourself an interview for your dream job, but found yourself stressed going in and unsure of the questions the interviewer is going to throw at you. Unless you have high self-confidence, we’ve all been there. In this infographic by JobCluster, you’ll find some words to help promote yourself like a pro.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.