Interns, grads, why it’s harder now than then, and something for nothing
Interns, grads, why it’s harder now than then, and a freebie. In the next month or so, in Australia, there will be approximately 2000 graphic designers graduating into around 100 jobs. You don’t need to be good at math to know that’s not going to work. But before you despair, realise that some graduates will [...]
Who’d want to be a design studio manager?
Who’d want to be a design studio manager? Managing creatives is not for the faint hearted – Greg and I certainly learnt that the hard way during three decades of owning an Australian design studio. It needs a specific, part creative part business skill-set that is certainly not taught at unis. Design managers are literally [...]
Employee behaviour and design pitches
Employee behaviour and design pitches I recently reread an article about CEOs on the Wolff Olins Report. It led me to thinking about how we pitch businesses and if we should pitch based on how CEOs are reacting to changing employee attitudes. The Wolff Olins research showed a number of interesting things about CEOs. Firstly [...]
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