Public Relations Consultant

Freelance

This luxury concierge company seeks a supercharged Publicist who can drive the company’s positioning, and communicate their unique value proposition and thought leadership through carefully crafted media placements.

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Creative Director and Art Director

Freelance

Our client, a multinational financial services company, seeks a Creative Director/Art Director who can help them integrate and put into focus current branding guidelines for its company. Are you able to give direction to others while also having a great graphic sense of your own? You’ll want to have a look at this one.

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Production Designer

Freelance

Our client, a multinational financial services company, seeks a Production Designer to help execute designs for their various departments. If you’ve got some great graphic skills and are able to create designs quickly and efficiently for a corporate but never stuffy audience, then this might be a perfect job for you.

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Editorial Assistant, Science Background

Direct Hire

One of the world’s most prestigious medical centers needs a thoroughly organized and highly creative Editorial Assistant with a degree in science writing to help the Director of Digital Communications take the department to the next level. For a relatively junior role, this one’s highly visible, with lots of responsibility and the potential to make an impact.

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Digital Strategist, Marketing

Direct Hire

Our client, a major brand agency that’s helped launch or elevate many household names, is after a Digital Strategist who can help them continue to keep their clients’ products out in front of consumers.

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Community Manager, Marketing

Direct Hire

We’re seeking an extremely skilled Community Manager for a marketing agency whose clients include some of the biggest consumer brands out there. If you’ve been angling to take your skills to a place where they can really grow, then get ready to tell us your story.

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GM and Finance Director

Direct Hire

Our digital-media client seeks an ambitious GM and Finance Director who can drive business strategy and planning, oversee financials, and HR Policy and Compliance.

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Senior Manager of Public Relations and Social Media

Direct Hire

Are you a skilled and savvy publicist, social media strategist, or another kind of media pro who has a charitable heart and is after a more satisfying career with great work/life balance? If you’ve been looking to use your PR and social media experience to really make a difference, look no further.

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Interaction Designer

Direct Hire

Our client, an upscale subscription-based food delivery service, seeks an Interaction Designer with a strong background in e-commerce. If you’re hungry for a new full-time role, this one is most definitely for you.

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Digital Ad Ops Associate

Direct Hire

If you’re working in ad ops these days, you’re most likely getting pummeled by recruiters looking for you to do the exact same job you’re doing now, just at a different place. At The Hired Guns we can promise you that our client, a major media powerhouse, isn’t looking for the same old, same old.

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Todd Cherches

Start the New Year Off Right with 7 Simple Productivity and Time Management Tips

In my last post, I talked about the “unmade beds” in our lives. Those messy distractions that drain our energy, keep us from focusing, and stand in the way of getting any “real work” done. But once you’ve made the bed and sat down at…

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Todd Cherches

What Making the Bed Can Teach About New Year’s Resolutions and Procrastination

Making the bed’s small and trivial, and it’s easy to put off. But like lots of other examples of procrastination, it can end up sucking away much more time than it deserves.

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Lisa Schneider

Use Good UX to Land That Interview

If you aren’t keeping the hiring manager in mind as you put together a job application, then you’re definitely doing it wrong.

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Allison Hemming

That Fantastic Jobs Report and What It Means for You

The numbers are in from the Labor Department: employers added 321,000 jobs in November. This is the biggest one-month gain since January 2012, and it far exceeded analysts’ expectations, which was that payrolls would increase by 225,000. Not only that, but the jobs numbers for…

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Todd Cherches

Better to Receive: The Benefits of Being More Open to Feedback

Most articles on feedback focus on how to deliver it more effectively, but what about when you’re the one on the receiving end?

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Danny Flamberg

Handicapping the Smartwatch Marathon

The competition among smartwatch manufacturers is a proxy battle for who will win at miniaturization, processing, and big-data integration.

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Beth Temple

How Consultants Can Make Sure They Get Paid

The biggest hazard in the life of an independent consultant or freelancer is the likelihood that at some point you’ll have a client who won’t or doesn’t pay you. In my 16 years of independence, I have had two clients commit the crime of nonpayment. And just this year, I almost had my third. Having learned from the first two, the last one didn’t end badly—it ended up with the final check. Here’s why.

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Todd Cherches

Spanning the Decades: Career Advice for Every Age and Every Stage

Todd Cherches looks at one of the hottest topics of discussion and debate about the modern workplace — dealing with generational differences there. How do we all get along? And how can each of us make sure that our careers are moving in the right direction, regardless of what stage we’re at?

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Marc Nation

5 LinkedIn Mistakes You Don’t Realize You’re Making

There’s more to building a killer LinkedIn profile than just avoiding the common mistakes. As recruiters, LinkedIn is our first stop when searching for talent, and I’ve spotted five common LinkedIn mistakes that most people don’t realize they’re making.

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Todd Cherches

In Defense of the Feedback Sandwich

The Feedback Sandwich — a compliment, some negative feedback, and yet another compliment — is a time-tested way of delivering constructive criticism. Some critics think it waters down the message or coddles the recipient unnecessarily. Todd Cherches, however, thinks it’s still a great way to make bad news more palatable.

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Stay tuned for our 2013 schedule of courses!

A brand-new schedule of courses for the creative class is coming soon!

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Columbia Journalism School: Investigative Reporting and Social Documentary Photography

Social media visual spaces, like Instagram and Twitter, garner enormous audiences and carry the potential to be powerful tools for journalists and documentary filmmakers, especially when integrated with investigative reporting skills. This course will teach participants how to effectively use Instagram as a medium to…

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Business Writing: Six-week Class

A course for professionals who want to write more effectively at work. Students will learn how to strike the right tone for their audience, choose the best structure for every project, achieve clarity, and engage the reader. The class will incorporate lectures, in-class writing exercises,…

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GameDevHacker

If you are in the business of making killer games then this is the event for you. Making games is hard! Gather with GameDevHackers all star lineup to hear, mingle, and discuss topics that drive serious growth. This is a no joke collection of topics…

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Housing Works’ Ask Roulette Third Birthday Show

During Ask Roulette, strangers ask each other any question they want, big or small, in front of a live audience. It’s not as intimidating as it sounds. In fact, it’s built on trust — you can only ask a question once you’ve answered one. If…

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Match Made in Heaven: A Night of Speed Networking

At a Glance: Speed networking event for young creatives to meet experienced pros and practice their pitch; like speed dating, but fun! Why Attend? You want to meet FindSpark speaker alumni from some of NYC’s top creative companies. You want to practice your elevator pitch…

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TechStartupJobs Fair New York 2015

TechStartupJobs Fair bridges the gap between revolutionizing, innovative startups and qualified, aspiring talent. This way the hottest startups are connected with the most capable candidates, making the recruitment process time-efficient, cost-effective, and personal for both the employer and prospective employees.

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Ditching the Wheel: The Value of the Handmade in the Digital Era, with Tom Sachs

Almost everything made today is done so digitally, as to look polished and perfect. Companies like Apple have succeeded in creating products that have no seams and appear robotically made. For a ceramicist, using the wheel allows the maker to erase any evidence of the…

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VentureOutMexico

Join us for our New York Market accelerator program for Mexican tech companies. We are seeking the 15 most promising Mexican tech startups to take part in our one week NY business expansion program that features: Cap Intro: Introductions to esteemed venture investors and accelerator…

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Madison Square Park Art: Paula Hayes

Paula Hayes’s first outdoor sculpture exhibition in New York City will be on view throughout Madison Square Park from February 19 to April 19, 2015. Gazing Globes features eighteen crystal balls that hold the detritus of contemporary culture, including used batteries, computer parts, and other remnants of technology…

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2015 NYC Pipeline Fellowship Conference

The 2015 NYC Pipeline Fellowship Conference is an all day event on angel investing, with panels, breakaway groups and speakers. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Pipeline Fellowship, an angel investing bootcamp for women, is changing the face of angel investing and creating capital for…

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