Need a little creative inspriation today - but no time to get away from your desk for a break? Try our next Pilates Move from Artisan Talent Manager and certified Pilates instructor Maggie Grant. These exercises - all of which you can do right at your desk - will help strengthen your core and improve your circulation. Read more
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Did you know that 37% of employers are using social media to search for and research candidates? And 11% more are planning to start in the next year?
That is a whole lot of hiring managers that might come across you on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn and get in touch with you because you seem like you might be the perfect fit for their job opening.
How can you optimize your social media presence for your job search? Let’s start with Facebook! Read more
Soren Thompson is being sponsored by Artisan Creative for the London Olympic Games which begin in July. We finished our interview by discussing Soren’s plans for the Olympics in London. Read more
When I first saw an article in Forbes that distills all of the dozens (hundreds? thousands?) of possible job interview questions down to only three, I was skeptical.
I could give you twenty without thinking at all and probably fifty given a half an hour.
So what are the three questions? Read more
The U.S. Fencing Team recently defeated the heavily favored French National Team at the World Championships. The win was the first for the U.S team ever an.d the French team have won this competition every year since 2003. The U.S. team beat the teams from Kazakhstan, Switzerland and Hungary before defeating the French team in Kiev in April. Read more
Artisan’s President Jamie Douraghy has been a competitive foil fencer since he was 17 and is a two-time 40+ U.S. National Champion. Jamie’s lifelong interest in fencing has led Artisan to our support of Soren Thompson, a member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Fencing Team. Jamie asked me to sit down with Soren and find out how he achieved such great success, what his process is and what we can learn from his experience of becoming a world-class athlete. Read more
I’m sure you’ve heard that not getting enough sleep is dangerous to your health, your relationships, your weight, everything.
I mean, if I could get more sleep, I would - but the demands of life only allow us so many hours.
Fortunately, there is one good thing about being tired: We are at our most creative when we are sleepy! Read more
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