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- Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (August 26, 2005)
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Advertising is a fantastic industry, but actually getting a job (oreven your foot in the door) can seem next to impossible. Whetheryou're a student or a young professional loaded with questions,this one-of-a-kind guide shows you how to land a job and how tothrive once you're in and the pressure is on.
Authors Nancy Vonk and Janet Kestin are seasoned creativedirectors and longtime creative partners. In Pick Me, theseindustry leaders answer your toughest ad career questions,like:
- Is advertising right for me?
- How do I build a killer portfolio?
- How do I get an interview with the elusive creativedirector?
- Should I accept an unpaid internship?
- How do I find the right partner?
- How do I beat creative block?
- How do I avoid burnout?
Plus, fourteen industry superstars share their insights andexplain how they broke into the business. You'll hear from BobBarrie, Rick Boyko, David Droga, Mark Fenske, Neil French, SallyHogshead, Mike Hughes, Shane Hutton, Brian Millar, Tom Monahan,Chuck Porter, Bob Scarpelli, Chris Staples, and Lorraine Tao.
Forget the clichés, this is advertising as it really is. Ifyou're hell-bent on making it, this informative guide will put youon track for a career in one of the most exciting businesses on theplanet.
About the Author
NANCY VONK and JANET KESTIN are co-Chief Creative Officers atOgilvy & Mather, Toronto. They've won many industry awards,including Cannes Lions, One Show Pencils, and Clios. They've judgedthese shows, CA, and many others. They are also coauthors of thepopular "Ask Jancy" column at ihaveanidea.org, a premier site foradvertising students and young creatives.
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