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How to get a job at the hottest Boston design firm, says a new survey

With the recession having cut Boston’s design market by 80 percent, some firms are starting to see a recovery.But they’re still finding it hard to fill positions.And some of the new hires aren’t exactly the same as those who started the job, says Katherine S. O’Brien, an associate professor at Harvard Business School and author

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What it means to be a designer in a time of austerity

Design firms in New York are seeing their sales plummet and their stock prices plummet.Now the people behind them are facing an uphill battle to save their jobs and make ends meet.It’s a battle that many of the designers have not seen in years, says Nada Alali, a design firm in Brooklyn, New York.“People were