News from the creative group A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Feb 05, 2015, 08:10 ET
Survey shows motivational skills are essential for moving into a management role

Are You Management Material?

Want to move into a management role? It takes more than business savvy and decision-making skills, research by The Creative Group suggests. When...

Jan 29, 2015, 05:00 ET

Havas Creative Group launches Helia to drive global data expertise

Havas Creative Group today announced that it is relaunching Havas EHS and Havas Discovery. The new brand will be called Helia and will also be...

Jan 21, 2015, 08:10 ET
Survey shows many creative professionals take skeptical view of change in the workplace.

CHANGE MISMANAGEMENT: Survey Shows Many Creative Professionals Take Skeptical View of Change in the Workplace

 Change may be constant, but it doesn't mean it's easy. Less than half (45 percent) of creative professionals surveyed by The Creative Group...

Jan 07, 2015, 08:05 ET
Salaries in the technology and creative fields are expected to continue their upward trend in 2015, according to the 2015 Salary Guides from staffing specialists Robert Half Technology and The Creative Group. Companies are making larger investments in digital initiatives, turning to big data for decision making, and using innovative interactive advertising campaigns to attract new customers. The result: high-paying career opportunities for professionals with expertise in these hot areas.

6 High-Paying Careers For 2015

 Salaries in the technology and creative fields are expected to continue their upward trend in 2015, according to the 2015 Salary Guides from...

Dec 17, 2014, 08:10 ET
Executives Anticipate Increased Creative Hiring in New Year

U.S. Advertising And Marketing Executives Anticipate Increased Hiring In New Year

The creative industry should see more hiring activity in the months ahead, according to new research from The Creative Group. One-third (33...

Oct 29, 2014, 08:10 ET
Research shows productivity and creativity peak in the morning

What's The Best Time Of Day To Get Work Done?

 When it comes to on-the-job success, the early bird really does catch the worm, new research by The Creative Group suggests. According to a...

Oct 01, 2014, 08:10 ET
Employees Say Companies Play It Too Safe With Creative Campaigns (PRNewsFoto/The Creative Group)

Workers Want Their Firms To Be More Creative

Companies may think they're pushing the envelope when developing new advertising and marketing campaigns, but most of their creative employees...

Sep 09, 2014, 08:00 ET

Conroy Ross Partners merges with Optimum Talent Executive Search

STRATEGIC TRANSACTION FORMS LEADING SEARCH & CONSULTING FIRM CALGARY, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Conroy Ross Partners, a retained search and...

Aug 29, 2014, 17:45 ET

Advertising expert reveals how to use direct mail to generate leads and win new customers

On September 3, 2014, advertising expert Craig Huey will present a free, no-obligation 60-minute webinar for business owners and marketing...

Aug 28, 2014, 08:10 ET
Execs Weigh in on Hiring Process in Creative Field (PRNewsFoto/The Creative Group)

Survey: Executives Meet Average Of Six Candidates Before Filling A Creative Job

 Job seekers hoping to land creative gigs are up against stiff competition, new research by The Creative Group shows. Advertising and marketing...

Aug 22, 2014, 17:04 ET

Creative Direct Marketing Group (CDMG) opens Nashville office

 Creative Direct Marketing Group (CDMG), a full-service direct response advertising agency, has opened a new office in Nashville,...

Aug 08, 2014, 15:42 ET

The World's First JOBS Act Marketing Webinar hosted by Creative Direct Marketing Group

 On August 6, 2014, advertising and marketing expert Craig Huey presented a free, no-obligation 60-minute webinar revealing how business owners...

Jun 19, 2014, 08:10 ET

U.S. Advertising and Marketing Executives Reveal Hiring Plans

 Twelve percent of advertising and marketing executives interviewed said they will expand their creative teams in the second half of 2014,...

Jun 11, 2014, 11:30 ET

McGuffin Creative Group Announces 2014 Recipient Of The McGuffin Grant

McGuffin Creative Group, an advertising and communications agency based in Chicago's West Loop, has awarded the San Diego-based nonprofit Traveling...

May 28, 2014, 08:10 ET

The Creative Group Offers Complimentary Webinar on How to Create a Responsive Website Design

 The Creative Group, a creative staffing agency specializing in connecting interactive, design and marketing talent with a variety of...

May 01, 2014, 15:00 ET

U.S. and Mexico Would Benefit from "Frictionless" Border

A comprehensive research report, "From Border Barriers to Bi-National Promise," by the Creative Class Group, in partnership with Global CONNECT at...

Apr 30, 2014, 08:10 ET
Research from The Creative Group shows counteroffers are becoming more common. (PRNewsFoto/The Creative Group)

'Counter' Productive

 Counteroffers are becoming more common, new research from The Creative Group indicates, but they can be a double-edged sword. Twenty percent...

Mar 31, 2014, 08:00 ET

U.S. Venture Capital Investment Attracted To Cities

A comprehensive research report "Startup City: The Urban Shift in Venture Capital and High Technology," by Richard Florida and the Martin...

Mar 19, 2014, 08:10 ET

Working Weekends: Survey Shows for Majority of Creative Execs, Workweek Doesn't End on Friday

While some employees are working for the weekend, many executives are working on the weekend, a new survey by The Creative Group suggests....

Feb 27, 2014, 15:15 ET

McGuffin Creative Group Announces Call For Submissions For 2014 Nonprofit Design/Marketing Grant

McGuffin Creative Group, Inc., a Chicago-based graphic design and advertising firm, today announced it will begin accepting applications for its...