Yeah, I’ll burn some bridges with this one, but I’m curious What are people’s experiences are with creative recruiters/staffing firms. I find some are more reputable like Paladin or Aquent. But I feel many are just using computers to keyword scan your resume, they call you “Oh I have a job that would be a […]
HR Hiring Managers Recruiters Lend me your ears There is mass confusion on what the difference is between a web DESIGNER and what a web DEVELOPER is. Then you start mixing in the words UI developer and designer and it gets even more messed up. I could get into the whole Design Unicorn discussion again, […]
Great Video about getting discouraged/struggling in your web design career.
http://www.fastcompany.com/3022448/how-to-be-a-success-at-everything/how-creativity-works-and-how-to-harness-its-power I enjoyed reading this Fast Company article about creativity. Especially the part about tuning out and dropping out. “1. Create time for solitude. In interviewing others, I found that solitude is the No. 1 creative habit of highly creative people. If you’re immersed in online distractions and other busy-ness, you’ll never have the space […]
I have to stop procrastinating and fighting the forces of life. Every employer out there is looking for it. I guess I’m afraid of it. But not knowing it is killing my career chances. But can I call myself a “front end developer” without knowing it. Just knowing HTML and CSS isn’t enough. I think […]
Last month I wrote about the “design unicorn” debate that is going on in web design/development circles. Well here’s an ad I just got from a recruiter. How many candidates do they think they can find having an ad like this: Title: Web DesignerLocation: River woods, ILDuration: 6+ Months Web Designer/Developer We are looking for […]
A few months ago when I was unemployed and searching for a job, I wanted to write a post which I had titled “The Swiss Army Knife Designer” Though I was afraid potential employers would see it and I would get black listed. I was seeing ridiculous job postings wanting you to know a laundry […]