By Donna Farrugia, Executive Director of The Creative Group When I’m not travelling for business, you can find me at my office in Westlake Village, Calif., during the workweek. It’s my home away from home. And like most in-house professionals, I spend 9+ hours at my desk (or at least within the building’s walls). So ...MORE
Category Archive for 'In-house Ethics'
Dear In-House Diva, I am an in-house designer at a very well-known retail fashion company and I’m constantly being asked by my internal clients to do personal design projects for them. I don’t mind doing a favor every now and then but lately it’s getting a little excessive. Creating a party invite is one thing ...MORE
Dear In-House Diva, I work in-house as a designer for a very well-known financial institution. With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I was thinking about dying my hair and painting my fingernails PMS 186 Red. Because our organization is very conservative I do have some concerns, and I’m not sure if this type of fashion statement ...MORE
By Donna Farrugia, Executive Director of The Creative Group Have your coworkers been less helpful or willing to offer input on your designs? Are some starting to take credit for your ideas? If you’ve noticed a change in the air, you’re not alone. In a recent survey by our company, nearly half of the more ...MORE
By Donna Farrugia, Executive Director of The Creative Group I’ll be the first to admit that I love this time of year (aside from the lines at the airports). People tend to be in better spirits, and I get a brief respite from my business travels to spend quality time with family and friends. For ...MORE
AIGA Philadelphia is making a concerted effort to support the ethical treatment of professional designers and students in the workplace. In an effort to achieve equitable practices, we are ceasing to post unpaid internships to our job site and urging our members to pledge compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act. Within these standards set ...MORE