Looking to break into Content Strategy?…Content Academy can help!

 

I’m always eager to learn about ways professionals and students can continue their education and keep their skills sharp—without incurring debt! WunderLand recently hosted a Lunch and Learn here at our offices with Rebecca Steurer, co-founder of Content Academy. Her mission is to build a sense of community for Content Strategists. She and her business partner, Scott Winterroth, have established a place where folks looking to either transition their careers into Content Strategy or students wishing to improve their marketability can meet and grow their skills.

Ultimate List of Interview Questions To Screen For Culture Fit

Think of the best employees in your company. Chances are they’re not only top performers, they’re also inherently driven by your company mission and embody your company culture in their values and actions. Now, imagine hiring your best employee every time you had a job opening. That’s what hiring for culture fit can accomplish.

Paid Time Off is Not Just Personal Time Off

 
Cook County recently passed a Paid Sick Leave Ordinance which is resulting in Human Resources headaches across the area. This new ordinance is creating a trend to offer employees two Paid Time Off categories, one for perso…

EVERGREEN #19: 3 Secrets to Building High Performing Teams

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 digital, creative, and marketing trends. &nb…

7 Common Questions About Temporary Employment

Did you know that more than 15 million professionals are employed by U.S. staffing firms each year? That number is growing every day as more businesses are investing in their contingent workforce to execute both critical projects and essential day-to-day operations. Simultaneously, employees are discovering the benefits of career autonomy in the “gig economy,” as we’ve come to know it today.

With the population’s growing interest in the gig economy, old myths and new rumors get mixed in with real truths, often leaving important questions unanswered. In light of National Staffing Employee Weekwe’re setting the record straight about temporary employment and answering seven common questions about temporary and contract employment.

Exploring Virtual Reality at the CIDD Meetup

 

If someone hands you two cans of spray paint—and those cans hold an infinite array of colors, shapes, and textures—and grants you permission to graffiti an entire cityscape wall…what would you create? No doubt you’d spray paint your name in fuchsia with plenty of stars and curly cues right?! Not only did I do JUST THAT along a wall over in Chicago’s Fulton Market, but I walked right through each letter and shape, too. My colleagues walked through rainforests and changed tires on cars…Yes this excitement and more captivated our audience of Virtual Reality Enthusiasts at WunderLand’s most recent CIDD Meetup held over at the friendly, welcoming loft of Next/Now, a leader in the digital marketing experiential space here in Chicago’s West Loop.

Your Personal Elevator Pitch. How to Write One and Why You Need One.

 

When you’re job hunting, or just trying to make connections, an “elevator pitch” can be super helpful — but it’s not just about finding another way to sell yourself as an employee, it can also be a great way to define your career goals. At any point in your career, you can use the act of writing an elevator pitch as a kind of “personal career statement” that sums up A: what you do B: why your skills are valuable and C: where you’re headed.