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    15 Things an Artist Should Never Say

    Being a successful artist takes hard work, patience and good networking skills. It is not enough to simply have talent. Your success will magnified by your ability to socialize, reach business goals, and manage projects. Does that sound a little overwhelming? Here are some tips that you can take one at a time. Let's start with what an artist should ...
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    9 Ways to Wake Up and Be More Productive

    Many creative people are accused of being night owls. Apparently, based on your chronotype, you will be more naturally alert earlier or later in the day. And your type may dictate when and for how long you sleep. But while a natural variance in sleep patterns is natural, it appears that the early bird is indeed the more coveted of ...
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    5 Ways to Combat Loneliness When You're Jobless

    5 Ways to Combat Loneliness When You're Jobless
    Sit in front of laptop. Lie on couch. Eat pickles for lunch. Back to laptop. Feel sorry for self. Feel sick of self. Tear hair out in frustration. And ... back to couch. If this is your 9-to-5 routine, you're probably like 14 million other Americans: unemployed. And in addition to the frustration of looking for work, you might find yourself ...
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    9 Most Unappreciated Art and Design Jobs

    When you think a creative profession you typically think of titles such as: artist, animator, photographer, director, etc. Did you know that these artistic professionals often do not work alone, but have a team that helps them create their work? Who are the workers behind the scenes? We would like to introduce you to some creative jobs that don’t get ...
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    10 Ways to Ruin Your Art/Design Interview

    We all know that showing up late to an interview or dressing inappropriately can ruin your chances for a job. But what about the more subtle ways that could make you unexpectedly sabotage your job interview? Don’t let it happen to you! Keep in mind these 10 common subconscious mistakes that you probably don’t even know you’re making. NEXT | ...
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    Top 25 Cities for Designers and Artists

    Top 25 Cities for Designers and Artists
    In these tough times, it is more important than ever to make sure you are getting the most out of your career. As a creative professional, your location can be an important thing. There are many factors that will determine where you live; cost of living and the average base pay for your career in your location. [gate] We've assembled some ...
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    Top 25 Cities for Designers and Artists

    Now more than ever, it’s important to get the best bang for your buck. And there’s no question about it — when it comes to value, not every U.S. city is created equally. Why chase a great salary if your rent swallows most of it, unemployment is skyrocketing and you spend two hours a day just to get to and ...
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    2010 Job Outlook for Artists

    2010 Job Outlook for Artists
    The Bureau of Labor and Statistics have done many research on career prospects for artist and they have provided very helpful information for those seeking employment as an artist. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the job prospects for artists will be favorable and will continue to grow as fast as average in line with other occupations. [widget:2677] Read how ...
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    2010 Job Outlook for Graphic Designers

    2010 Job Outlook for Graphic Designers
    ArtBistro has compiled US government statistics research on career trends, earnings, and employment outlook for graphic designers. If you are seeking employment as a designer these statistics will help you narrow your job search. Read how the employment and earnings will change: h4. *2010 Job Outlook for Designers* Employment of graphic designers is expected grow about as fast as average. Keen ...
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    10 Things NOT to Wear to Your Work Holiday Party

    What Not to Wear #1: Tacky Holiday Sweaters Why Not? Unless you are a grandmother holiday sweaters are hardly acceptable. Yes we know its cute, but unless it is a ugly holiday sweater party, don't wear it. Try This Instead Sweaters are a great choice for a professional holiday party, especially if you live in a colder region. Even guys can ...
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    Must-Have Work Friends For Artists and Designers

    Must-Have Work Friends For Artists and Designers
    Times are as competitive as ever in the art and design world. To be successful in either career, you need to have the right connections, and network effectively so you can make the most of your opportunities. Although you don't need to hang out with your colleagues on the weekends, creating friendships among your fellow creative professionals could make the difference ...
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    6 Must-Have Work Friends for Artists

    Most artists spend their day in isolation working in their studio. When it comes to the business aspect of your career, your work friends can make all the difference in your business success. While we don’t always choose our friends with career success in mind there are some people in our professional network whose friendship can actually make us better ...
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    5 Must-Have Work Friends for Designers

    Whether you are an in-house or freelance designer, you spend most of your day working. Why not make some friends with your time? You won’t just have more fun — you’ll be happier and work better. Gallup research shows that developing close friendships at work boosts employee satisfaction by almost 50%. And while we don’t always choose our friends with ...
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    Companies Hiring Artists and Designers Now

    Companies Hiring Artists and Designers Now
    Are you looking for a new job? ArtBistro has compiled 20 design positions that need to be filled right now! Browse through these listings and see if you have the skills it takes to land one of these exciting design jobs. Graphic Designer 164 Jobs Open Artist & Illustrator 785 Jobs Open Fashion Designer 93 Jobs Open Animator 144 Jobs Open ...
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    How to Cope With Your Own Success

    How to Cope With Your Own Success
    By now I’m sure most of you have your own online portfolio and in addition, you also probably share your work on many of the social networking sites like this one, Flickr, and Behance. Sites like these are fantastic ways to get your name out there and show the world what you can do. Promoting your work is an essential element ...
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    5 Signs Your Art Industry Resume Is Passe

    5 Signs Your Art Industry Resume Is Passe
    The workplace is not what it was five years ago. Neither is the job hunt. The most successful candidates are those who are ready and willing to adapt to a changing landscape. But it doesn’t matter how ready you are for the modern workplace if your graphic design resumé is straight out of 1994. And sometimes, it's the most minute details ...
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    States Ranked by Funding for the Arts

    States Ranked by Funding for the Arts
    Do you live in a state that values the arts? If you do, chances are that you may have more artistic and design career opportunities. With the data we have collected, you will be able to compare and contrast your state’s spending on the arts. While how much money a state spends on the arts is not an exact way to ...
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    States Ranked by Funding for the Arts

    h4. Money = Value Do you live in a state that values the arts? If you do, chances are that you may have more artistic and design career opportunities. How can you know? With the data we have collected, you will be able to compare and contrast your state’s spending on the arts with other states. While how much money ...
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    How to Use References on ArtBistro

    How to Use References on ArtBistro
    ArtBistro has added a feature that allows our community members to request references from colleagues. The reference consists of five ratings on a 1-5 scale, four optional questions to provide more detail, and a reference summary. Reference requests can be sent to non-users via email, or to existing users on the site via personal messages and email. When you receive a ...
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    Projected Art and Design Earnings Guide

    Projected Art and Design Earnings Guide
    You’ve heard that your base salary is largely determined by your art education level – but did you ever wonder exactly how much education matters? If you’ve got enough smarts and talent, it shouldn’t matter whether or not you have formal training – right? Wrong. At least, it might not be so simple. As job scarcity continues to drive more competition ...
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