Diane Domeyer on Standing out in the Creative Job Market

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Diane Domeyer on Standing out in the Creative Job Market

Diane Domeyer on Standing out in the Creative Job Market
MP4 | Video: 720p | Duration: 1:02:53 | English | Subtitles: VTT | 1138.1 MB



In a competitive job market, like the one designers and other creative professionals are facing today, how do you stand out? Diane Domeyer has spent over 24 years at Robert Half, helping companies to find the best talent. She is now the executive director of The Creative Group, which connects interactive, design, marketing, and public relations professionals to the companies that want to hire them. In this exclusive interview from the 2015 AIGA Design Conference, Kristin Ellison asks Diane her secrets for standing out in the creative job market.

Topics include:
  • The common traits of successful candidates
  • Staying relevant, staying active, and staying challenged
  • Making a business case for a raise
  • Knowing your market value
  • What to do when you're turned down for a raise
  • How to establish a personal brand (both visual and verbal)
  • Creating a personal logo
  • What to feature in a portfolio: diverse, recent, and relevant work
  • Tailoring your digital portfolio for different clients and employers
  • Resumes and cover letters: a traditional or creative approach?
  • Following up after an interview
  • Making connections with hiring managers
  • Building visibility on social media
  • Engaging with the design community
  • Thinking about design across all mediums