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    DescriptionAdvertising is a fantastic industry, but actually getting a job (or even your foot in the door) can seem next to impossible. Whether you'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 to thrive once you're in and the pressure is on. Authors Nancy Vonk and Janet Kestin are seasoned creative directors and longtime creative partners. In "Pick Me", these industry 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 creative director? 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, and explain how they broke into the business. You'll hear from Bob Barrie, Rick Boyko, David Droga, Mark Fenske, Neil French, Sally Hogshead, Mike Hughes, Shane Hutton, Brian Millar, Tom Monahan, Chuck Porter, Bob Scarpelli, Chris Staples, and Lorraine Tao. Forget the cliches, this is advertising as it really is. If you're hell-bent on making it, this informative guide will put you on track for a career in one of the most exciting businesses on the planet.


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    Title
    Pick Me
    Subtitle
    Breaking into Advertising and Staying There
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Nancy Vonk, By (author) Janet Kestin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 287 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780471715573
    ISBN 10: 0471715573
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: BUS
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20, 10
    B&T General Subject: 180
    Ingram Subject Code: BE
    BIC subject category V2: KJSA
    Libri: I-BE
    BISAC V2.8: BUS002000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27860
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 659.1023
    LC classification: HF5828.4 .V66 2005
    Thema V1.0: KJSA
    Illustrations note
    ill
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Publication date
    13 September 2005
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    NANCY VONK and JANET KESTIN are co-Chief Creative Officers at Ogilvy & Mather, Toronto. They've won many industry awards, including Cannes Lions, One Show Pencils, and Clios. They've judged these shows, CA, and many others. They are also coauthors of the popular "Ask Jancy" column at ihaveanidea.org, a premier site for advertising students and young creatives.
    Back cover copy
    Advertising is a fantastic industry, but actually getting a job (or even your foot in the door) can seem next to impossible. Whether you'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 to thrive once you're in and the pressure is on.Authors Nancy Vonk and Janet Kestin are seasoned creative directors and longtime creative partners. In Pick Me, these industry 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 creative director?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 and explain how they broke into the business. You'll hear from Bob Barrie, Rick Boyko, David Droga, Mark Fenske, Neil French, Sally Hogshead, Mike Hughes, Shane Hutton, Brian Millar, Tom Monahan, Chuck Porter, Bob Scarpelli, Chris Staples, and Lorraine Tao.Forget the cliches, this is advertising as it really is. If you're hell-bent on making it, this informative guide will put you on track for a career in one of the most exciting businesses on the planet.
    Table of contents
    Foreword: Rick Boyko. Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction: The View from Down Here: Ignacio Oreamuno. PART I: BREAKING INTO ADVERTISING. 1. Was I really Put on This Earth to Do Ads? 2. School Daze. 3. What's a GoodA Ad, Anyway? 4. Portfolio Preparation: Like Giving Birth, Only More Painful. 5. Getting a Job in This Lifetime: It Can be Done. 6. Internships: Purgatory, Rip-Off, or Free Education? 7. What Place Is Right For Me? PART II: YOU'RE THEA CHOSEN ONE. NOW WHAT? 8. Money-Not That You Care About that. 9. Fear and Self-Loathing: Snap Out of It. 10. Brainstorming Techniques (You're Going to Need Them). 11. Awards. Yes, They Matter. How the Judges Decide. 12. Boss Problems: Try Not to Kill Him. Or Sleep with Him. 13. Partner Problems: Do You Need Counseling, a Divorce, or a Gun? 14. Copywriting. 15. Art Direction. 16. Account Executives: They're People, Too. 17. Identity Crisis. 18. Am I in theA Wrong Place? 19. Ethics in Advertising: Not Necessarily an Oxymoron. 20. CD Life (Be careful what You Wish For). 21. Women: The Vanishing Act. 22. Age(ism): Is 39 the New 65? 23. Staying Sane in an Insane Business. 24. Miscellaneous: The Best Chapter ofA Any Book. 25. Strangest Questions: Maybe Even better than Miscellaneous. PART III: BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE! THE GURUS SHARE YEARS OF COLLECTIVE WISDOM, AND EMBARRASSING PHOTOS. 26. what I Know Now That I Wish I'd Known Then. 27. What I Look for in a Junior. 28. A Century Ago, We Were Juniors, Too. Appendix: The Inspiration Grab Bag. Index.