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Talent Is Not Enough: Business Secrets For Designers, Second Edition by Shel Perkins

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Chapter 02: Job hunting

If you’re looking for a staff position with a creative firm, the information in this chapter can help you move toward that goal. It includes tips on preparing your job search materials, researching job opportunities, and developing a network of personal contacts in the profession. It also includes real-world advice on interviewing well and making a successful transition from school to professional life.

What are you looking for?

To be happy in your career, you need to seek work that closely matches your interests and abilities. Think about the kind of firm that you would like to join. Each firm is focused on specific creative services and will tend to have clients that are clustered in certain industries. These have ...

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