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2014-01-28 08:26:55

National Creative Staffing Firm Matches Talent to Local Businesses LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative Circle, one of the nation's premier creative staffing agencies, is entering the Charlotte marketplace to service the booming creative industries in North Carolina's largest city. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131218/LA35354LOGO) Both creatives and those businesses in search of top talent will be turning to Creative Circle as a go-to resource....

2013-06-18 23:02:49

Apple has finally redesigned its Mac Pro, the line of computers meant specifically for creative professionals. But the new design is raising questions in the tech community. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Apple exhibited the new generation of its Mac Pro line of computers last week, wowing audiences with the cylinder-shaped desktop device. But while the design is visually striking, technologist Chris Watson says the implications for creative professionals, at whom the device is aimed,...

2013-02-26 08:26:11

MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The freelance talent pool has grown stronger, a new survey suggests. Nearly three-quarters (74 percent) of advertising and marketing executives interviewed by The Creative Group said the caliber of independent creative professionals has increased in the last five years; among those, nearly one-third (31 percent) said it has increased significantly. Respondents cited "access to specialized skills or knowledge" as the greatest benefit of using...

2012-12-17 08:23:11

MENLO PARK, Calif., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A supply and demand imbalance is emerging in the creative field, new research from creative staffing agency The Creative Group suggests. Nearly four in 10 (39 percent) marketing and advertising executives interviewed report challenges finding skilled creative professionals today. In addition, one-third (33 percent) of respondents said they are looking to fill design or marketing roles in the first quarter of 2013, with advertising executives...

2012-10-04 02:24:27

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- There's never been a better time for design and marketing professionals to consider going in house. A new research paper, 5 Trends Every In-House Designer Should Know, indicates that in-house teams will expand and exert more influence on creative efforts in the next three to five years. The report also sheds light on the inner workings of corporate design departments and highlights trends any creative professional can take advantage of...

2012-09-20 10:24:02

COLUMBIA, S.C., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CreateAthon®, a program that encourages people in the communicating arts to put their creative skills to work for social good, gets underway this week in cities across the US and Canada. The program works like this: marketing firms, universities, corporate marketing departments and professional organizations donate their strategic marketing and creative talent to nonprofits during 24-hour marathon events. During these events, professionals...

2012-06-26 02:25:09

BOSTON, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquent, the only global staffing organization dedicated to creative, marketing and digital roles for Fortune 1000 organizations, along with its new division Vitamin T today announced the start of its Summer of Learning program. In order to adapt to the constant changes in the digital, creative and marketing industry, professionals are often faced with the challenge of filling a skill gap in order to remain competitive. In response to this,...

2012-03-13 07:05:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirteen percent of marketing and advertising executives plan to add full-time staff in the next three months, according to The Creative Group Hiring Index for Marketing and Advertising Professionals, and 3 percent forecast reductions in personnel. Most respondents, 80 percent, expect to make no changes to the size of their teams. The national study was developed by The Creative Group, a specialized staffing service providing...

2011-10-04 07:02:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- All style and no substance is the number-one critique voiced by executives about creative portfolios, according to a new survey by The Creative Group. Thirty-two percent of advertising and marketing executives interviewed said the biggest misstep creative professionals make when assembling their portfolios is including samples that don't show value provided to the company. Lack of organization was the second most common blunder, cited by 19...

2011-09-07 12:00:00

Cache-A Corporationâs Pro-Cache5 archive appliance is the proud recipient of Creative COWâs Blue Ribbon Award for âœBest Archiving Systemâ at NAB 2011. Every year, Creative COWâs editors feel the pulse of the industry by monitoring the feedback from more than 1.7 million monthly visitors in the months following NAB and announce the products and technologies that working professionals have identified as most likely...