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Good placement opportunities

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Current Contractor - Digital Display Designer/Developer in Wilmington, DE
Current Contractor - Digital Display Designer/Developer in Wilmington, DE

I have been working at Creative Circle as a contractor (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great exposure to clientele and decision makers

Cons

Financial limitations for salary advancement

Advice to Management

For short- to long-term contract placement, Creative Circle is a good resource.

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  1. Helpful (4)

    Take caution. Great for temporary job - under certain conditions....

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    Current Contractor - Web Designer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Contractor - Web Designer in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Creative Circle as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Creative Circle has a lot of connections and jobs. If you are talented, there were be recruiters trying to find you work left and right. They will pay 30% insurance health premium after 1000 work hours.

    Cons

    If you are making $25/hour, so are they - for doing absolutely nothing. There are other agencies around that offer the same exact jobs for a lot more - I am talking over $20,000 more per year. These agents are so dishonest and out for the interest of themselves only. They know little about the design industry and are poorly qualified for their jobs. This leads to poor placement (over or under qualified candidates for a job), which means a high turnover rate, and all the blame on YOU, the designer.

    Advice to Management

    A sense of value, qualifications, and good customer relationship management will give you better reputation in the industry and less turnover rates, for the interest of yourself and good talent.

  2. Helpful (3)

    The abusive pimp of recruiters

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    Former Contractor - Graphic Designer in Chicago, IL
    Former Contractor - Graphic Designer in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Creative Circle as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I can't think of any good things to say.

    Cons

    This is an awful shop. Creative Circle is a shop full of fast-talking, dishonest and abusive (to their creative talent) commission-based sales people. Their creative staff is the lowest priority to them. I have direct experience with them and it's always been abusive, degrading, and disrespectful to me as an artist and a human being.

    Advice to Management

    I can't think of any good things to say.

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