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How to have a killer career without killing yourself

How to have a killer career without killing yourself

Advertising is worth getting up for in the morning. But it's not worth dying for--even a little bit at a

Job description: Creative director

Job description: Creative director

Creative directors come from many backgrounds, but core skill-sets are essential.

The creative interview: No suits required

The creative interview: No suits required

Forget common wisdom about job interviews. When it comes to these gigs, leading creatives welcome square pegs.

Want to make it as a creative director? Use SapientRazorfish CCO's 5 secrets to success

Want to make it as a creative director? Use SapientRazorfish CCO's 5 secrets to success

In a market where creativity is a commodity, career opportunities lie in your ability to sell the dream and support

Too much direction can slay your team's creativity

Too much direction can slay your team's creativity

When the ideas aren't coming, don't over-direct your team. If you have the right people, step back and give them

Dave Buonaguidi replies to 'This is bullshit,' an open letter to adland by a working mom

Dave Buonaguidi replies to 'This is bullshit,' an open letter to adland by a working mom

Dave Buonaguidi, the chief creative officer at Crispin Porter & Bogusky London, replies to the letter writer who took a

In search of sanity: A candid tale of battling mental health in adland

In search of sanity: A candid tale of battling mental health in adland

The ad industry is a Petri dish for breeding mental-health issues, says the strategy partner at Bountiful Cow.

Is it possible to work in advertising and still have a life?

Is it possible to work in advertising and still have a life?

The empty rhetoric of 'work hard, play hard' is falling out of favor--the creative industries need to flex to attract

Q&A: Verizon's first CCO on building in-house creative, brand simplicity and agency collaboration

Q&A: Verizon's first CCO on building in-house creative, brand simplicity and agency collaboration

The telco giant's new creative marketing unit will be "a central hub for excellence" and "innovation," says Andrew McKechnie, a

Leaving the US: What to expect from a job abroad

Leaving the US: What to expect from a job abroad

Those serious about undertaking such an adventure should look beyond the glamour of an exotic move and get practical, writes