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Shine On

Fluorescent lights hung low overhead, dimly illuminating the hollow staircase Olyvia had come to know so well. An exasperated sigh escaped her lips as she peered up through a curtain of curls to set eyes on the number three. Dropping her head in defeat, she sucked in a deep breath ...more +

1 week ago

When It Comes to Work: Is ChatGPT Helpful or Harmful?

At this point, we’ve all heard of ChatGPT. It’s an AI-based text-generation platform that has the potential to revolutionize the way creatives write content. This artificial intelligence that allows you to type language-based prompts has quickly captured creatives’ attention while also setting off alarm bells. Are bots replacing humans in ...more +

3 weeks ago

Office Hours | January 19

Our very own Katy Byrtus and Kristen Barleen always strive to empower creatives. Their dedication to supporting job seekers got them thinking about how they could be a better resource for folks looking for work. Thus, Office Hours were born. Their mission is to provide the knowledge and tools needed ...more +

2 months ago

An Update on The Administration

We’ve always prided ourselves on being a staffing agency for creatives by creatives®, and we always will. But what you may not know is that we’ve been filling business professional and administrative jobs for clients for a while now. How, you ask? Our division called The Administration! Back in 2020, ...more +

2 months ago

Ask M+P: Rejection

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. Welcome to Ask M+P, an advice column for creative professionals (and all professionals!)! Our Recruiter Katy has thoughts. C’mon, it’ll be fun! (have a question? ask us!) I keep getting rejected from jobs; what the hell do I do? As a recruiter, we often ...more +

4 months ago

RuNT. The 9-5, Redesigned Recap

#RuNTAustin has come and gone and, as usual, we can’t believe the caliber of speakers and attendees that join us for these events. It’s been far too long since our last RuNT. Does anyone remember the year 2020? Never mind, too triggering. Speaking of the pandemic, much has changed regarding ...more +

5 months ago

M+P’s Guide to PDX Design Festival

At M+P, we love a good design festival. Whether it’s our years of Portland Design Weeks or our newer love, Austin Design Week, we always find a host of reasons to run around town learning new things and meeting new people. This year is no different, except for the name: ...more +

6 months ago