How to manage other creatives
To grow a design business we need more hands … that means hiring either employees or sub contractors. Both need to managed and managing other creatives is hard.
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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 [...]
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Who’d want to be a design studio manager?
The truth about being 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. Managing a studio needs a specific, part creative, part business skill-set that is certainly not taught at unis. Many might [...]
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