Friday, March 9, 2012

Poster-A-Day: A Visual Vitamin

Ever wonder what a graphic designer does to wile away the idle hours. Johnny Selman spends every morning ritually checking headlines on the BBC. But that’s not all. In 2010 “I decided to create a poster a day for 20 days in reaction to a headline for each day,” he recently told me. This exercise triggered the idea for his Academy of Art University in San Francisco graduate school thesis, which he expanded into 365 days of posters and world news, he calls BBCx365. It is an obsessive tour de force.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

10 Good Interview Questions

10 Good Interview Questions

Whether you're currently on the job market or trying to recruit top talent to your organization, the following are examples of good interview questions.
1. How would you describe yourself?
2. Why did you leave your last job?
3. What made you choose this line of work?
4. What are your long- and short-range goals?
5. What kind of recognition and rewards are important to you?
6. What specific goals, other than those related to your occupation, have you established?
7. What do you see yourself doing five years from now?
8. What do you expect to be earning in five years?
9. Can you explain this gap in your employment history?
10. What are your thoughts about working alone vs. working with teams?