Event description

The new business environment brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic has changed just about everything. But no matter what level your career is at, the challenges brought on by the changes don’t mean your progress is dead in the water. Yes, old paths are closing, but new ones are opening. During this session we’ll discuss the current hiring environment for creative professionals including positions and skills now needed the most, share strategies for starting or advancing your career, and how to overcome the obstacles in your way.


Sara Eide is vice president of The Creative Group (TCG), a specialized staffing service placing creative, digital and marketing talent with the best companies on a project, contract-to-hire and full-time basis. In this role, she supports nationwide operations for TCG’s locations across North America. As a 16-year veteran in the staffing industry, Sara has regularly presented on workplace and career topics.

Becky Côté is the San Francisco-based branch manager for Robert Half. In her role, she oversees the recruiting and staffing operations for The Creative Group, the leading provider of highly skilled creative professionals. Becky joined Robert Half in 2014 as a recruiter and has held roles of increasing responsibility including account manager and division director. Becky received her bachelor’s degree in English Literature from the University of California, Irvine.

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