Entries by Austin Clift

How to Survive your First Week at a New Job

At some point in your life, you’ve had to be the “new kid,” “fresh meat” or the “rookie.” We all have to be new at some point, but it can be a little nerve wracking when it comes to being a new hire at any job. Here are five tips that will make that transition…

What to expect when working with creative types

If you own your own business, there is a chance you will need to work with a creative designer sooner or later. Creative types such as these can sometimes be difficult to work with due to misunderstanding or a disconnect. Creative types have a different way of thinking. But there is a process you can…

Don’t Miss Out This Labor Day!

Summer is coming to an end, which means Labor Day is approaching! On September 3rd people all over the country will be flocking to stores to take advantage of the awesome Labor Day deals!   Labor Day Sales are already being promoted. There are many great deals on home decor, mattresses, furniture and much more!  …

Make space for Spaces

Spaces is Utah’s Home & Living Magazine, and a regular publication of Utah Media Group. It also appears as a weekly section in the Deseret News and The Salt Lake Tribune, featuring Utah communities and lifestyles with an emphasis on home design, gardening, remodeling, DIY projects and local real estate. The magazine takes those same…

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The Pros and Cons of Advertising on YouTube

The pros and cons of advertising on YouTube When was the last time you used YouTube? Perhaps you’ve used its DIY tutorials, to access music, view movie trailers or sports highlights. Or maybe you just really LOVE puppy videos (who doesn’t?). Now consider how much other people have been using YouTube too. It can be…

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Dark Data 101: The good, the bad, the exciting

Exit big data, enter “dark data,” at least as far as buzzwords are concerned. You might hear about dark data a little more this year. Why? Because it’s a growing challenge—and opportunity. What is dark data? It’s not quite as sinister as it sounds. According to Gartner’s IT Glossary, dark data is “information assets organizations…

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6 Career Paths You Can Take with a Mass Communications Degree

So you’re considering a major in mass communications. You’ve read all the tips and tricks for making your big decision, learning how to follow your passion and create a successful college experience. Or perhaps you already have the degree—which, notably, is still valuable—but you aren’t sure what to do next. Thankfully communications careers are rarely…