Tried and True Tips to Be a Low-Stress Freelancer

Back in the days when I had just one job to think about every day, I often thought, “How would I love to be a freelancer just picking up a job here and there and doing what I want.” Little did I realize, when I became a fulltime freelance w…

8 Ways to Build Employee Engagement with Temporary Talent

Every company wants high employee engagement. What if a significant portion of your employee base is comprised of contingent talent? Does employee engagement still matter?
We certainly think so. For instance, as one of the nation’s leading…

EVERGREEN #24: 2018 Marketing Predictions From The C-Suite

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite articles from the WunderBlog and around the web to help you stay up to date on the latest creative, digital, and marketing trends. &nb…

The Challenge of Employee Engagement in a Changing Workforce

Competitive companies have embraced the need to improve engagement with talent because better employee engagement means better organizational productivity—by an unrivaled 202%. However, the rules of employee engagement are once again changi…

4 Strategies for Retaining the Best of the Best

Today’s post is a guest post by Julie Winkle Giulioni, coauthor of “Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want” and principal and instructional designer at DesignArounds. This piece originally appe…

Your Portfolio Series: Create a Writing Portfolio From Scratch

For writers, it can be overwhelming to think about creating a portfolio, but it’s absolutely necessary to have a prepared set of clips to showcase your past work. Not only do freelance writers need them as a means of drumming up new clients…

Fix the Folly of Your Annual Plan – Use OKRs

By Michael Kern, Advanced Group Affiliate Consultant   Traditionally, organizations go through a yearly ritual of setting budgets in the fall for the upcoming year around objectives incorporated into the annual business plan. Managers dutifully take those objectives and form goals for their department, and their team, to facilitate the achievement of organization objectives. So far, […]

How To Build an Impressive Personal Brand Online

Building a brand isn’t just a smart idea, it’s critical if you want to get hired as a designer or copywriter these days. In the age when most of what we do stays online forever, and potential employers can find you in a matter of seconds vi…