Can Facebook ever truly be thought of as a productivity tool? Is it okay to use words like ‘ninja’, ‘guru’, or ‘rock star’ in your LinkedIn profile? What untranslatable words from other languages might aptly sum up your romantic feelings? The answers to all this, and more, can be found in this week’s Fast Five. Read on!
INFOGRAPHIC LAYOUT CHEAT SHEET: MAKING THE BEST OUT OF VISUAL ARRANGEMENT
If creating infographics is a regular part of your workday, or perhaps you’d like to start including them more in your digital content (they do tend to be extremely shareable and helpful content) then this cheat sheet for infographic layouts is super helpful!
10 WORDS YOU MUST NEVER USE TO DESCRIBE YOURSELF
Are you the kind of person who uses phrases like ‘rock star’ and ‘guru’, ‘ninja', 'expert', or 'humble' on your LinkedIn profile? Uh oh. Might be worth reading Greg Savage's piece on words you should never use to describe yourself… bad news for all those truly humble expert ninja legend gurus out there.
WILL FACEBOOK’S WORKPLACE PROVE AN EFFECTIVE PRODUCTIVITY TOOL
Here’s an interesting list by Fast Company of the pros and cons of using Facebook's new 'Workplace' platform for your business. Is it possible for Facebook to become an effective productivity tool in the business world given that many people tend to turn to it when they wish to procrastinate and NOT do work? You decide!
ARTIST ILLUSTRATES UNTRANSLATABLE LOVE WORDS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
We could not love this more if we tried because it contains everything we want as far as interesting online content is concerned. We love language, and we love great visuals, and illustrator Emma Bock’s idea of creating imagery to accompany untranslatable words from languages other than English that have to do with love is just the perfect blend.
HOME OFFICE IDEAS
If you’re a freelancer, it’s quite likely you have a section of your house set up as a home office, a space you can dedicate to all things work related and an area that needs to strike a balance between being functional and also fitting in with the rest of your home’s decor. Well, some genius has put together a collection of 30 creative home office ideas, so if you're looking to give your study a revamp, follow the link and get a heavy dose of inspiration !
And as famous pigs tend to say in showbiz, that’s all folks! Join us again next week for another Fast Five containing stuff we dug up on the interwebs. Until then, why not follow Artisan Recruitment on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram where we share the best stuff we find online relating to creative industries, plus links to the hottest jobs in town? Go on!