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EVERGREEN #37: Successful companies make...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

Important Questions to Ask When Choosing...

If talent is your company’s most valuable asset, can you afford mediocrity?

EVERGREEN #36: This is the New Inbound M...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

What's a Manager To do? 5 Real Fixes to ...

What if I told you 1/3 of your team was looking for a new job? According to data from Mercer, they are. T...

EVERGREEN #35: Maintaining Human Contact...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

In with the New! 8 Defining Characterist...

EVERGREEN #34: Content Targeting is the ...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

The Inside Scoop on Working with Recruit...

How to NOT Get a Job: Major Job Seeker S...

I recently had the unpleasant task of sorting through over 250 applicants who had applied to a job postin...

EVERGREEN #33: How to Grow Your Email Li...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

Get the Good Life. Get a Career Mentor.

Mentors have insight capable of shaving years off your learning curve and they can help avoid painful mis...

What's the Right Talent Mix for Your Mar...

Leaders who create successful marketing teams think differently about their blend of talent resources. Th...

EVERGREEN #32: Five Marketing Tactics to...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

7 Totally Doable Ways to Build Employee ...

Every company and every team leader wants high employee engagement. What if a significant portion of your...

Ever Wonder Why Some Companies Use Staff...

You've probably noticed that some companies post help wanted ads for contractors/freelancers/temporary wo...

EVERGREEN #31: Three Steps to Effective ...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

What Marketing Skill is In-Demand Right ...

Content, Content and More Content! “Right now our clients are looking for anything to do with content,” s...

EVERGREEN #30: Four Emerging Trends to K...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

Three Ways to Land a Creative Gig in Adv...

"I want to get into the creative side of the advertising business, but don't have a clue what to do. Help...

Use Your LinkedIn to Get Noticed and Hir...

EVERGREEN #29: How to Level up Your Mark...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

WunderLand Group Unveils Redesigned Webs...

CHICAGO, IL – FEBRUARY 20, 2018 – WunderLand Group, a talent acquisition firm providing creative, digital...

Inavero Recognizes WunderLand Group as 2...

Award earned by less than two percent of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada

EVERGREEN #28: Mobile is a Thing You Do,...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

Managing the Changing Workforce in Today...

The 21st century has seen the collapse of the traditional workforce. Full-time employees, temps, freelanc...

Social Media Manager: What the Job is RE...

There is nothing like a visit home or a family holiday to make you question your career. Not so much in t...

Take On the Life of a Successful Freelan...

Becoming a successful freelancer takes hard work, a strong skillset, and a willingness to learn from othe...

EVERGREEN #27: The Anatomy of the Modern...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

How to Get Your Foot In the Door Without...

Whether you're just starting out or looking to change up your career path, finding ways to talk about you...

How Do Employment Agencies Work? Can The...

Wouldn't it be great if the ideal job could somehow find you? Employment agencies (also called staffing f...

EVERGREEN #26: 12 Ways to Elevate Your P...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

The Best Ads of 2017 As Told By WunderLa...

We love the time of year where endings turn into new beginnings. We get to reflect, reminisce and start f...

How to Make Your Visual Designer Portfol...

Portfolio Perfection Series: How to Make Your Visual Designer Portfolio Stand Out  When it comes to showi...

EVERGREEN #25: Get Your Digital Marketin...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

WunderLand Group Names Jon Jelinek as Pr...

CHICAGO, IL--(PRWEB - December 12, 2017) - WunderLand Group, a talent acquisition firm providing creative...

Tried and True Tips to Be a Low-Stress F...

Back in the days when I had just one job to think about every day, I often thought, "How would I love to ...

EVERGREEN #24: 2018 Marketing Prediction...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

Building a Customer-Centric Marketing Te...

Effective marketing leaders of today are no longer aligning their department activities with business obj...

EVERGREEN #23: Why Are B2B Companies Mov...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

Your Portfolio Series: Create a Writing ...

For writers, it can be overwhelming to think about creating a portfolio, but it's absolutely necessary to...

How To Build an Impressive Personal Bran...

Building a brand isn't just a smart idea, it's critical if you want to get hired as a designer or copywri...

EVERGREEN #22: Chief Marketing Officers ...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

Marketing and Virtual Reality: A Look At...

You may think of VR as something left to tech firms, but the truth is it's entering consumers' daily live...

EVERGREEN #21: 9 Powerful Pieces Of Advi...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

Looking to Break into Content Strategy? ...

  I’m always eager to learn about ways professionals and students can continue their education and keep t...

7 Professional Marketing Conferences You...

Marketing conferences can be more than just a way to spend a weekend in a hotel ballroom with 800 strange...

EVERGREEN #20: Thanks Live Chat, Messagi...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

Paid Time Off is Not Just Personal Time ...

  Cook County recently passed a Paid Sick Leave Ordinance which is resulting in Human Resources headaches...

EVERGREEN #19: 3 Secrets to Building Hig...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

Exploring Virtual Reality at the CIDD Me...

  If someone hands you two cans of spray paint—and those cans hold an infinite array of colors, shapes, a...

EVERGREEN #18: Why is Digital Marketing ...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

Your Personal Elevator Pitch. How to Wri...

  When you're job hunting, or just trying to make connections, an "elevator pitch" can be super helpful —...

EVERGREEN #17: Steve Jobs Systematically...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

Hiring Process Check Up [Infographic]

People are the building blocks of a successful company. A thriving organization and a healthy bottom line...

EVERGREEN #16: The Most Valuable Job Ski...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

What Does a UX Designer Do? The Mysterie...

Depending on the size of your creative team, you may or may not have ever worked with a dedicated UX desi...

EVERGREEN #15: 5 Ways to Up Your Content...

Welcome to EVERGREEN on The WunderBlog, our bimonthly creative industry update. We collected our favorite...

Changes on the Digital Marketing Hiring ...

I graduated college with $45K of debt and one clear mission: FIND A JOB. That was (many) years ago and as...

Pros of Allowing Your Employees to Work ...

It’s 2017 and employees are now expecting to work from home.

Your Summer Reading List

The days are long and it’s a great time to take a break and relax on your porch with a good book and a gl...

Selecting the Right Freelance Designer f...

Is your company's design not connecting? Getting nowhere, even with a rusty copy of Photoshop and a bunch...

9 Ways to Reignite Your Creative Career

There are days when I get to the office and I am ready to tackle every project, answer every email, and g...

10 Agency Instagram Feeds You Should Be ...

You may have thought that after connecting with an agency’s LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter account, you ...

How to Network When You Hate Networking

"Networking opportunity" can be horrifying words. To some, the two words together mean “a chance to incre...

Content Strategy & Design: The Value of ...

WunderLand’s recent CIDD Meetup, Content Strategy & Design, was especially close to my heart. Earlier in ...

The Pros and Cons of Working Remote: Sho...

A decade ago, telecommuting was seen as a rare perk. Now with the growth of reliable high-speed internet ...

5 Skills Digital Marketers Need in 2017

Neil Patel, a leading digital marketing consultant, describes digital marketing as “any form of marketing...

Social Media Manager: Writing the Job De...

Your customers and clients are increasingly dependent on social media for news, entertainment and connect...

4 Ways to Set Yourself Apart as a Market...

Landing a marketing job and plugging away at it for a few years doesn’t mean you can stop adding to your ...

Get to Know Us: Sharon Potsch

    Sharon Potsch, Talent Engagement Director, Chicago  LinkedIn      spotsch@wunderlandgroup.com   Wha...

In-House Creative: An Inside Look At Man...

Last week’s CIDD Meet-Up “In-House Creative,” provided the opportunity for a packed house of creatives to...

WunderLand Group Wins Inavero's 2017 Bes...

Earned by less than two percent of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada.   CHICAGO, IL--(February...

Marketing Metrics that Matter (infograph...

Marketers are constantly on the search for useful metrics. While knowing baseline metrics is always a goo...

Get to Know Us: Christy Hopkins

  Christy Hopkins, Talent Engagement Manager, Seattle  LinkedIn      chopkins@wunderlandgroup.com What’...

Who Are You? Beginning Your Career as A ...

When you’re first starting out, landing a job in a creative field is no small feat. It’s a challenge expr...

Get to Know Us: Quyen Pham

Quyen Pham, Managing Director, San Francisco  LinkedIn      qpham@wunderlandgroup.com   What’s wonderfu...

Career Crossroads: Should You Work At an...

If you’re exploring a career in marketing, there’s one key decision you need to make: do you want to work...

Content Marketing: Writing the Job Descr...

  The marketing landscape continues to shift towards a more content focused paradigm, which means there i...

Get to Know Us: Kristen Storey

Kristen Storey, Managing Director, Chicago  LinkedIn      kstorey@wunderlandgroup.com   What’s wonderfu...

Network Your Way to a Better Job

 “When it comes to getting a job, it’s all about who you know.” - Just About Everyone That often repeated...

WunderLand Group Names Kristen Storey as...

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - November 01, 2016) - WunderLand Group, a leading recruitment agency in digita...

Pretty or Practical? Resume Tips for Des...

  If you’re in the creative professional field, you’re rewarded for turning something ordinary into somet...

Best Outlets to Express and Inspire Your...

Creativity is energy—powerful, beautiful, and transcending. At times we’re full of creativity and indulge...

Get to Know Us: Ryan Shares Why Personal...

Ryan Litwin, Talent Engagement Associate, East Coast  LinkedIn      rlitwin@wunderlandgroup.com   What’...

What Do Millennials Want from a Job?

Roughly 73 million millennials make up America’s largest population in the workforce. However, more than ...

The Best Social Media Networks for Findi...

Over 79% of job seekers use social media to find a new job. Are you one of them? With numerous social med...

Career Insider: What Does a Social Media...

Over the past few years, social media jobs have evolved and grown from a nice-to-have to a must-have posi...

When and How to Ask for a Raise

There are few things more nerve-wracking than considering asking for more money in your current position....

WunderLand Group Named to the 2016 Inc. ...

WunderLand Group, a leading staffing agency in the Digital, Creative, and Marketing industries, announced...

How to Quit Your Job without Burning Bri...

One of the most important ways to maintain your network happens when you quit a job. Leaving on good term...

Our Favorite Articles on Hiring

In this candidate-driven market, hiring digital talent is more challenging than ever. Whether you’re stru...

8 Must-Haves for Your LinkedIn Profile

We all know that LinkedIn is an invaluable tool—there are currently over 128 million profiles and countin...

Get to Know Us: Rachel Explains How Smar...

Rachel Miller-Hee, Client Engagement Associate, San Francisco  LinkedIn      rmiller-hee@wunderlandgrou...

Best Documentaries to Watch for Creative...

Creatives are always thinking of new ideas. Sometimes, though, when the pressure is on to create somethin...

A Day in the Life of a Social Media and ...

What’s it like to work in Social Media Marketing? We asked Carlin Twedt, Marketing and Social Media Manag...

Learn to Code: Why Bootcamp-Style Progra...

With employees and employers alike realizing the benefits of knowing how to code, bootcamp-style programs...

WunderLand Group Appoints Bryce Kisker t...

WunderLand Group, a leading staffing agency in the Digital, Creative, and Marketing industries, announced...

WunderLand Group Expands Services to Gre...

WunderLand Group, a leading staffing agency in the Digital, Creative, and Marketing industries, announced...

Your Job Application Process Stinks. Her...

“Why aren’t many people applying to my job posting?” This is one of the first questions hiring managers a...

Get to Know Us: Jacque Explains How to G...

Jacque Chiero, Talent Engagement Manager, Chicago  LinkedIn      jacque@wunderlandgroup.com   What’s wo...

Our Favorite Articles for Surviving and ...

In any workplace, you’re likely to face challenges on a daily basis. Whether you’re struggling with stayi...

WunderLand Group Named to Crain’s Chicag...

WunderLand Group, a leading staffing agency in the Digital, Creative, and Marketing industries, is named ...

How to Be a Leader, Not a Boss

“Bossy Pants” or “Inspiring Leader.” Which title would you rather be pegged? Effective managers ensure th...

How to Focus on Work During a Personal C...

It’s tough to focus on work when you’ve just been dealt a blow in your personal life. Work may be the las...

Get to Know Us: Marisa Shares How She Gr...

  Marisa Vrona, Talent & Client Engagement Manager, Chicago  LinkedIn      mvrona@wunderlandgroup.com M...

6 Helpful Tips for Handling a Job Reject...

This is it—the job you’ve been waiting for. You nailed the interview. You’ve got your hopes up—and then, ...

What Is the Internet of Things? How Will...

You can control your home’s temperature and security right from your smartphone. Cities can control traff...

Hot Digital Needs, Bummer Location

Questions often heard from suburban-based hiring managers revolve around how to attract creative talent t...

40 of Our Favorite Articles on Digital M...

The role of a Digital Marketer is ever evolving. With thousands of articles on the internet with tips and...

How to Interview Candidates for a Copywr...

Finding the perfect, or close to perfect, copywriter can be hard. According to Raven Tools, there are a f...

When (and How) to Follow up After a Job ...

The process of interviewing for a job can be tricky to navigate, especially when it comes to what to do a...

40 of Our Favorite Articles for Job Seek...

Whether you're brand new to job searching or you’re back on the hunt, you’ll find that there is a plethor...

How to Land the Job: Hard Skills vs. Sof...

“I love job hunting!” said no one, ever. Whether you’re new to the market or a seasoned professional look...

How to Follow Up After Submitting Your R...

Following up after submitting your resume is a crucial part of the job search process. Your ultimate goal...

6 Tips to Speed Up Your Hiring Process

The average time to fill a critical role in an organization is now 23 days, up from 13 in 2009. When an o...

Pros and Cons of Accepting an Internship

How do you know if your dream job is really your dream job? Internships are an excellent way to gain firs...

WunderLand Wins 2016 'Best of Staffing' ...

The WunderLand Group, a leading staffing agency in the Digital, Creative and Marketing industries, has wo...

Get to Know Us: Kerry Shares Some of the...

Kerry Dorfman, Sr. Talent Engagement Manager, East Coast  LinkedIn      kdorfman@wunderlandgroup.com   ...

6 Tips for Finding a New Job in 2016

21% of employees resolved to leave their current employers in 2016, up 5% from 2015. Are you part of this...

How to Interview Candidates for a Web De...

In a perfect world, your next design hire will have the same design tastes, skill level, and overall valu...

8 Dos and Don’ts of Job Searching While ...

The average person changes jobs ten to fifteen times in his or her career, which means it's pretty inevit...

A Day in the Life of an Associate User E...

What’s it like to work in UX? We asked Dustin Hamilton, Association User Experience Director at Manifest,...

4 Crucial Questions to Ask That Determin...

When you’re hiring a new employee, you’re hiring a new team member. Hiring the right fit sets the employe...

Get to Know Us: Megan Gives Insight on t...

Megan Streich, Sr. Talent Engagement Manager, Chicago   LinkedIn      @recruiter_megan      Facebook W...

Content Marketer vs. Content Strategist:...

The terms “content marketing” and “content strategy” are often used interchangeably, but they are two ver...

What is a 360 Marketing Campaign?

Turn on the television and chances are you’ll soon see a commercial for a soft drink. On your internet ho...

How to Transition from Print to Digital ...

Design, whether it is print or digital, is about the customer experience. Users will experience communica...

How to Prepare for a Job Interview

You passed the phone screen and now you’ve been invited for an in-person interview – congrats! Now what? ...

Get to Know Us: Steve Explains How Wunde...

Steve Cosme, Client Engagement Specialist, East Coast https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephencosme

How and When to Choose a Staffing Agency...

Whether a company needs to fill one position or staff an entire team, partnering with a staffing agency i...

The Psychology and Brief History of User...

A Brief Overview of the History and Psychology of UX and UI Design The term “user experience” was coined ...

Get to Know Us: Rob Talks About Authenti...

Rob Williams, Managing Director, talks about persistence, focus and authenticity. Rob Williams, Managing ...

6 Top Hiring Tips and Best Practices

Fine-tuning the hiring process, at most companies, is an ongoing venture. Employers spend time and money ...

3 Top Reasons Why You’re Not Hearing Bac...

A job search is stressful, especially when you’re not hearing back on your applications. Unfortunately, a...

15 of the Best Blogs to Follow for Creat...

Creative blocks happen, and luckily for us creative professionals, there are a plethora of blogs out ther...

15 of Our Favorite HR and Hiring Article...

From talent acquisition to building employee engagement, HR plays a crucial role in helping companies rem...

26 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Land a Job

LinkedIn is one of the most important tools you can use in your job search. There are over 380 million re...

Get to Know Us: Our Co-Founder, Brian Sa...

Brian Sauerland, Co-Founder, shares insights and how WunderLand’s vision became a reality. 

Video: The Intersection of Design and Te...

Recently, WunderLand, CIDD and General Assembly worked together to put on a great presentation called The...

Should I Hire for Skillset or Culture Fi...

Bad hires are costly. Avoiding bad hires takes the right balance of hiring for skill and hiring for cultu...

How Much Money Should I Ask For?

Whether you’re setting your rates as a freelancer or starting a new job, you may find yourself wondering ...

Get to Know Our Talent: Drew Shares His ...

Drew, Web Marketing Technologist in Chicago, shares his career journey, job-seeker advice and why he can’...

Lying On Your Resume or at an Interview ...

Sometimes, it's natural to want to stretch or conceal the truth a bit on a job application or a resume. B...

Get to Know Us: Molly McCann Shares Indu...

Molly McCann, Client Engagement Manager, shares market insights and how she can support your hiring needs...

3 Important Things To Do Before Searchin...

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” – Seneca There are many aspects of the job sea...

Top Hiring Mistakes and How to Avoid The...

A bad fit is costly, especially for small or mid sized businesses. Here are the top mistakes made when hi...

Video: Digital Marketing: How to Get Pos...

WunderLand was pleased to host the Chicago Interactive Design & Development meetup group (CIDD) on June 3...

Creative Careers - Putting your creativi...

So you want a Creative career… People say you’re artistic, or you love to draw, or you sketch clothes or ...

An Open Letter to Recent College Grads

Dear College Graduates, As I scroll through Facebook and see pictures of old friends and acquaintances in...

The Resume: The Most Misunderstood Job H...

Many job hunters regard their resume as the most important tool in their job search. While it is true a r...

Best Practices for Getting a User Experi...

While working with hundreds of UX hiring managers, we have received a wealth of feedback on resumes, port...

Video: Web Accessibility & Inclusive Des...

WunderLand was pleased to host the Chicago Interactive Design & Development meetup group (CIDD) on May 13...

What Does It Mean to be Hired as a Contr...

What’s it Like Working as a Contractor Thru a Staffing Agency? You’ve been without full-time employment f...

The Top 5 Online Portfolio Sites

In today’s creative marketplace, having an online portfolio is a definite must. The good news is that bui...

Video: How Digital Infrastructure Affect...

WunderLand was pleased to host the Chicago Interactive Design & Development meetup group (CIDD) on April ...

What Does an SEO Specialist Do?

Recently, we were fortunate to share a little lunch and learning with an SEO Expert, Liz Micik. Liz bring...

History of UX Design

UX (user experience) seems to be a popular buzz term within the technology and design industry, but what ...

Employee Spotlight: Christina Gangidino

NAME: Christina Gangidino TITLE:  Talent Engagement Manager (recruiter), East Coast Office TERRITORY:  Ne...

Career Insights: What Does a Copywriter ...

Do you know where the DeBeers advertising slogan “A diamond is forever” came from? Or Avis’ “We try harde...

What does your social media brand really...

What are three words that describe you? Are they intelligent, funny, and hard working? Creative, quirky, ...

7 Reasons Why Employers Should Check The...

Why are background checks necessary? It's a question that many employers have asked over the years. If yo...

Want to Design Cooler Stuff? Make Collab...

“I hope you think everything I’m going to tell you is painfully obvious,” read one of Bill Welense’s firs...

How Will We Design “The Experience of Th...

Early in the January 13 Chicago Interactive Design & Development session, Joo Serk Lee displayed the very...

Mobile Design for the Modern Business [I...

By Hilary Smith If you’re reading this now, it’s very likely you’re viewing this blog post from a mobile ...

Designers and Developers—Can You Be Amaz...

Have you ever watched a friend or coworker do something you never—in a million years—thought you could do...

How to Write that Perfect Digital Design...

Say you’re looking to hire a digital designer. Would you rather have too many people apply? Or too few? O...

Which Human Behaviors Inspire the Cooles...

“Here’s the moment that blew my mind,” said Carolyn Chandler. She cued a short screen clip of productivit...

Mobile Apps: From Concept Through Develo...

On October 7th, WunderLand Group and the Chicago Interactive Design and Development Meetup group hosted "...

Building a Successful Career in PR

We were lucky enough to share a delish lunch of Flaco’s Tacos with a Chicago-based public relation expert...

Design, UX and Development for Today’s M...

Unless you’ve been hiding under your desktop the last few years, you know that mobile isn’t just the wave...

6 Job Search Rules Job Seekers Should Br...

Everybody knows that “rules are made to be broken,”* but it’s surprising how many tech job seekers seem a...

Which NFL coaches would make the best (a...

“With the people we have here, we know we can compete for a championship.” — Chiefs head coach Andy Reid ...

What's a Content Strategist, and How Do ...

Search for the word “content” in the WunderLand job listings and you’ll find several jobs. They range fro...

The Job Seeker’s Bill of Rights (infogra...

You’re looking for a job, and you’re tired of browsing the same online listings day in and day out. It’s ...

Hiring Managers in Love—4 Ways Jobs are ...

A few years back, a Chicago job search startup posed this question to employers: You don’t marry someone ...

I learned HTML in 3 days. Was it worth i...

Jeff is a WunderLand client who writes blogs, websites and other marketing content. He built his own webs...

Wait for it… the User Experience of Perc...

Here in the 21st Century, we've learned to expect everything NOW. With all the world’s information just a...

What HR Pros Can Learn from 'Orange is t...

You might think your company has nothing in common with the federal prison that’s the setting for the hit...

Top 5 Reasons to Let Employees Work from...

In 2013, Yahoo made headlines by banning remote working arrangements. Yet giant Unilever allows more than...

4 Ways to Ruin a Job Interview—from Eith...

We've always said a job interview is a two-way street, because both the interviewer and the candidate sha...

“The Brain Science of Web Marketing” Wil...

“It’s been called persuasion research, cognitive bias research, social psychology and lots of other thing...

Play Offense and Defense to Prevent Empl...

When talent leaves your business for a competitor, it’s like a fumble on the football field—it hurts you ...

Level Up User Response by “Designing wit...

Jeff Steffgen, User Experience & Design Director at mLevel, recalled how he and his brother endured child...

Why Employee vs. Independent Contractor ...

Whether you’re hiring full-time staff or freelancers, you need to know how to classify workers to the sat...

How Can I Become a User Experience Desig...

In the ever-changing landscape of the most-desirable tech jobs, user experience is IN. User experience, c...

How to Hire and Retain Top Creative Tale...

Top creative talent will always be in short supply and high demand. These elusive creatures aren’t about ...

Five Simple Ways to Check Your Backgroun...

When you head into a job interview, it’s natural to have jitters. After all, your interview is likely com...

7 Reasons to Get a Summer Internship at ...

So you’re done with finals, and it looks like a long summer making frappuccinos. Wish you’d looked into a...

Job Hunting After 50? Six Tips to Avoid ...

You’re as capable as ever, with experience no 30-something can match—but you remember when classic rock w...

WunderLand Lunches and Learns - UX Desig...

Chipotle for lunch is a surefire win—but Chipotle for lunch while learning about trends in UX design and ...

Happy 5th Anniversary

The WunderLand Group has turned 5 years old. Happy Anniversary to the best team ever assembled!  

Creating Your Own Design Principles - Ti...

“By the time you realize you need design principles on a particular project,” said Carolyn Chandler, Co-F...

Having a hard time hiring? Maybe you’re ...

No offense—we’re all bad at lots of things, especially if we've never had any training. But you can make ...

How Your Staffing Agency Saves You Money...

If you’re a hiring manager or an HR pro, you understand how staffing firms like WunderLand save you time ...

Hiring? Here are the Top 4 Ways to Find ...

Good news—your company’s growing. Bad news—you need to staff up, and good employees are hard to find. Whe...

4 Ways Staffing Firms Can Make HR Pros H...

Hiring might be the most important role in human resources, and for any company in general. It’s definite...

Do You Have the Right Marketing Talent i...

Marketing your company is crucial to the success of your business. If you have a large company, you'll pr...

Career Insights: Web Designer

From a new web product or web site to a digital marketing campaign, a designer is an integral part of mos...

How to be Creative when you’re not that ...

Let’s face it, not everyone is naturally creative and original; it may take practice. It is possible to h...

Questions You Should Ask During Your Job...

The interview is a two-way street – the hiring manager wants to learn about you, and this is your chance ...

Use the Cloud to Heighten Your Marketing...

One of the undeniable computer-based buzzwords is found with the "cloud."  From personal users to small a...

Does My Office Need a YouTube Channel?

YouTube is the number 2 search engine in the world, behind Google. Every day over 4 billion videos are vi...

If At First You Don't Succeed, Why Marke...

Is there any value in marketing to former customers? If they left in the first place, is there any way to...

Landing a Job as a Freelance Writer

Do you enjoy writing? Have you been told you have a way with words? If so, you may want to consider your ...

5 Keys to Better Digital Marketing in 20...

When was the last time you thought about enticing customers into your store as they walked down the stree...

2013 Wrap Up (Making 2014 a Personal and...

The year is almost over and it is a great time to review what went right in the past year and how you can...

Follow Up With Your Interviewer to Stay ...

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