With tuition costs at their highest, many students work part-time (or even full-time) while in school to cover living expenses and costs associated with being a student. It can be tough for students to juggle both a job and school work, especially when there is financial stress. There are numerous jobs available at St. Lawrence College through the summer as well as during the school year; at Spark, we believe working on campus is a great option for students for many reasons.Read More
You’re in the recruitment process and you’ve made the wise decision, that to make your business the best it can be, you need the leadership and devotion that comes with hiring millennials. Sometimes it can be a little difficult to find and hire educated, skilled youth.Read More
I am a Google addict. Every time I have a question, I ask Google first. Here at Spark when we can’t remember the lyrics to a Moana song or are in a disagreement on how old Celine Dion really is, we “Google it”. Google knows the answer to everything. Why use our brains to remember things, when our phones remember everything for us?
It sounds like an excuse for laziness or low quality work, but it’s actually some solid advice. If you can, you should always push your work to be the best it can be, but without a deadline, many creatives may feel like their work always needs improvement.Read More
One of typography’s greatest creations is the ampersand. A beautifully crafted logogram that originally came about as a ligature from the Latin term “et”, which means “and”. The idea was to put those two letters together, “e” and “t”, to form this elegantly constructed piece of art.Read More
You’d expect to apply for jobs the old fashioned way, in newspapers and on job boards, but some companies have gotten creative in how they recruit new hires. Being able to be successful at finding a job, when technology is changing, requires more than just your education and how you answer questions in the interview. Some companies try and find the applicants who can go beyond those questions and prove that they have the creativeness and soft skills needed for their business.Read More