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How has COVID-19 Impacted Our View of Companies?

How has COVID-19 Impacted Our View of Companies?

As your creative department starts ramping back up, and we start getting on the road to returning to "normal", Creatives On Call is here for you to ... read more
The Return to Work: Roadmap to Re-open Your Office Through COVID-19

The Return to Work: Roadmap to Re-open Your Office Through COVID-19

As your creative department starts ramping back up, and we start getting on the road to returning to "normal", Creatives On Call is here for you to ... read more
How to Keep Your Creative Team Productive During Remote Work

How to Keep Your Creative Team Productive During Remote Work

Creatives On Call is working to provide for you the best resources we have on hand during this time, especially our Managers and CEOs who are trying ... read more
What You Can Do with Zoom: Backgrounds, Branding, & Business Meetings

What You Can Do with Zoom: Backgrounds, Branding, & Business Meetings

Companies are getting creative with Zoom backgrounds to support their branding and marketing. Creatives On Call has artists creating beautiful Zoom ... read more
Digital Marketing: What Does it Mean to be ADA Compliant?

Digital Marketing: What Does it Mean to be ADA Compliant?

As companies have more time on their hands, a lot are starting to look internal on projects they've been pushing off during busier times. Contact us ... read more
CARES ACT PART I: Your Guide to the Paycheck Protection Program

CARES ACT PART I: Your Guide to the Paycheck Protection Program

Creatives On Call is working to provide for you the best resources we have on hand during this time. As an employer, if you no longer have the time ... read more
Hiring Through Crisis: Recruiting & Onboarding in Challenging Times

Hiring Through Crisis: Recruiting & Onboarding in Challenging Times

Creatives On Call is working to provide for you the best resources we have on hand during this time. As an employer, if you no longer have the time ... read more
Virtual Employment: A Win-Win for Employees and Employers Alike

Virtual Employment: A Win-Win for Employees and Employers Alike

Creatives On Call is working to provide for you the best resources we have on hand during this time. As an employer, if you no longer have the time ... read more
Remote Work Resource List for Parents

Remote Work Resource List for Parents

Creatives On Call is working to provide for you the best resources we have on hand during this time. As an employer, if you no longer have the time ... read more
Coronavirus Disaster Loans Available to Small Businesses, Including Freelancers

Coronavirus Disaster Loans Available to Small Businesses, Including Freelancers

Creatives On Call is working to provide for you the best resources we have on hand during this time. As an employer, if you no longer have the time ... read more
New Federal Law Provides Paid Sick Leave for Employees, Tax Credit for Freelancers

New Federal Law Provides Paid Sick Leave for Employees, Tax Credit for Freelancers

Creatives On Call is working to provide for you the best resources we have on hand during this time. As an employer, if you no longer have the time ... read more
Remote Work Resource List for Creatives

Remote Work Resource List for Creatives

It isn't easy being productive AND creative in a quick-fix environment that we're living in now, but we're going to try and help. Speaking of ... read more
Remote Work Resource List for Companies

Remote Work Resource List for Companies

New to working from home? We are all adjusting to a new way of working. Let's stay positive and make the best of working remotely. Creatives On Call ... read more
Coronavirus: Artist Resource Guide

Coronavirus: Artist Resource Guide

Hello Creatives!Here it is - our Coronavirus message to you.  This is going to be a journey for us all – and we do not want to make light of nor ... read more
Keep The Home Office In Order!

Keep The Home Office In Order!

Working from home means a lot more freedom in your day. The perks can be many; no rush hour traffic to maneuver or distracting coworkers to deal ... read more
How They Rank: Six Mobile Banking Apps Tested for User Experience

How They Rank: Six Mobile Banking Apps Tested for User Experience

Have you ever downloaded a mobile app, opened it once and never used it again? 1 out of 5 download an app and abandon it after one use, proving first ... read more
What Working for Creatives On Call has Taught Me, And May Teach You Too

What Working for Creatives On Call has Taught Me, And May Teach You Too

The past year has been one of the quickest years of my professional life. As the saying goes, “Time flies when you’re having fun.” Nothing can ... read more
Bottom Line: Creative Team Players Directly Affect Your Business Sales

Bottom Line: Creative Team Players Directly Affect Your Business Sales

“Creative is no longer a fancy art department, but one that delivers value to the business. The pressure to create data-driven goals has ... read more

Your 2020 Social Media Image Size Guide

If you live in the marketing, design, or social media world, you know how frustrating it is to constantly have to keep looking up the seemingly ... read more
Meet Ashley Fidler!

Meet Ashley Fidler!

Meet Ashley Fidler! In December, we welcomed Ashley to the Creatives On Call team as the Chief of Client Services. This is a new role on our team ... read more

Mariel's Story: Travel the World and Get Paid

As curious creative humans, we are always trying to find our dream balance between work, play, and exploration. But is it really attainable? For one ... read more
Determining Your Rate - Why You're Worth It!

Determining Your Rate - Why You're Worth It!

When I gradated from college a few years ago with a B.A. in Communications, I had no idea where to start in terms of compensation and salary. I have ... read more
Who's On Your Team? How to Properly Staff an Internal Creative Team

Who's On Your Team? How to Properly Staff an Internal Creative Team

Who should be on your creative team? The answer isn’t as obvious as you might think. Below, we’ve outlined the core positions that work together ... read more
3 Steps to Be Happier at Work!

3 Steps to Be Happier at Work!

Want to be happier at work? If so, you’re not alone. According to a recent Gallup poll, 85% of Americans admit to hating their jobs. If you’re ... read more
How to Network Like a Pro in St. Louis!

How to Network Like a Pro in St. Louis!

Networking can be intimidating—are people actually comfortable walking into a room of strangers and sparking up conversation? Attending networking ... read more
Mid-Year Temperature from Our View: Agencies vs. In-House

Mid-Year Temperature from Our View: Agencies vs. In-House

We are half-way through the year and many of those in the creative industry and those resourcing for creative talent are assessing whether the ... read more
Tequila, Email, or Both?

Tequila, Email, or Both?

Ah, vacation season. When you’re on vacation, you love it, when you’re sitting at your desk seeing other’s post pictures of their beaches and ... read more
Being Intentional As a Dad with Work/Life Balance

Being Intentional As a Dad with Work/Life Balance

My name is Corey Zinser and I work on the business development team as an Account Executive with Creatives On Call. I started with Creatives On Call, ... read more
Welcome Corey Zinser

Welcome Corey Zinser

Hello Corey!  Corey Zinser has joined Creatives On Call as an Account Executive, focused on growing the business with strong industry expertise and ... read more
You Are Invited to Thrive While You Strive

You Are Invited to Thrive While You Strive

I’m so excited about introducing Kristen Zavo to our creative community. I sat down to breakfast last December to chat with her about having her ... read more
Meet Michaela Mitchell!

Meet Michaela Mitchell!

Say hello to our new Executive Recruiter, Michaela.  She is definitely a “jack of all trades.” She previously worked with Creatives On Call as a ... read more
Great Turn Out for Creatives On Call's F.L.O.P-A-R-T-I-E-S!

Great Turn Out for Creatives On Call's F.L.O.P-A-R-T-I-E-S!

Fabulous turns outs were had on May 2.  WE WERE ROCKIN' our Pre Cinco De Mayo-ness in St. Louis & ... read more
All They Can Say is No. Negotiating For Better Salaries During a Talent War. ( Part 1 )

All They Can Say is No. Negotiating For Better Salaries During a Talent War. ( Part 1 )

Over the past 25 years I have helped hundreds of creatives find new permanent positions.  At times, I’ve negotiated for them and at other times ... read more
Hey! Creatives On Call has a New Look!

Hey! Creatives On Call has a New Look!

Introducing our new mark. Our creative community made up of 15,000 creatives across the country is the inspiration for our theme THRIVE WHILE YOU ... read more
Classify Your Talent

Classify Your Talent

The rise of the gig economy has brought forth an entirely new, non-binary business culture to the forefront. While many areas of this new corporate ... read more
Don’t Sell Yourself Short

Don’t Sell Yourself Short

Are you getting paid what you’re worth as a freelancer? The answer, more often than you think, is no. That’s because freelance artists by and ... read more
Creative Conformity

Creative Conformity

I love the Harvard Business Review.  Several years back I read a fabulous article about Reclaiming Your Creative Confidence by Tom Kelley & ... read more
Finding the RIGHT Solution

Finding the RIGHT Solution

January is a month of renewed optimism, almost every company is looking at what they will do to make 2018 better than 2019. Budgets that were ... read more
Digital Marketing Trends

Digital Marketing Trends

Freelance artists have to stay engaged in the digital marketplace to remain relevant as a business asset. Clients want to stay ahead of the curve, ... read more
How do you know when your resume is done? (At least for now…)

How do you know when your resume is done? (At least for now…)

A few years ago I went through a box of college papers and found my first “official” resume. It only took 30 seconds to read since there wasn’t ... read more
Maintaining Client Relationships

Maintaining Client Relationships

Repeat business is the lifeblood of any good freelance artist. Freelancers work hard to build a network of clients to partner with, and maintaining ... read more
We Could All Use A Little Bob Ross

We Could All Use A Little Bob Ross

Just last week (July 4th), I was enjoying a refreshing cold adult beverage on my back patio.  My neighbor, Chase, a junior at the University of ... read more

Police Your Social Media

The most important tool in a creative freelancer’s bag might be the mastery of social media. Not only is it the premiere medium for establishing ... read more
Online Help for Freelancers

Online Help for Freelancers

Making your way as a freelancer can be a daunting proposition, especially when just starting out. That’s why it’s nice when you find online ... read more
Diverse In Thought As Well As Action

Diverse In Thought As Well As Action

Everybody knows that diversity in the workplace is essential in best reflecting today’s world. But diversity means much more than just accurately ... read more
Create, Communicate, Cultivate

Create, Communicate, Cultivate

Channing Blake Nuñez is a Cincinnati native and a graduate of Xavier University. Her college career focused on graphic design, marketing, and ... read more
Mobile Mentality for the Little Guy

Mobile Mentality for the Little Guy

In today’s world everything is literally at your fingertips. The smartphone has made unlimited information accessible to anyone in the space of a ... read more
Cost Benefits of Hiring Freelance

Cost Benefits of Hiring Freelance

Businesses hiring more and more freelancers are seeing the benefits of this practice, especially from a financial perspective. Obtaining and ... read more
Should You Offer Benefits To Freelancers?

Should You Offer Benefits To Freelancers?

The gig economy is here to stay, for better or worse. Employers are finding the rise of freelancers brings a healthy workforce of experienced options ... read more
Solving the Digital Disconnect: A Study on Connecting with Corporate Buyers with Confidence

Solving the Digital Disconnect: A Study on Connecting with Corporate Buyers with Confidence

A heavy focus on women businesses and advancement programs for women remains in top headlines of the news and political circles. Creatives On Call ... read more