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Advice On Hiring From Agency Insiders

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Over on the ad layoff blog, Please Feed The Animals, a new section kicked off to help jump start your new year. Agency insiders are giving their two cents to the blog on the state of hiring in the industry. The first insider to be in the hot seat is Ernie Schenck, author, creative director and Contributing Editor for Communication Arts. He’s got some nice advice, but our stand-out line was:

“If you get in, put your head down, do amazing work, entrench yourself in the culture, entwine yourself in the success of your clients, and for God’s sake, go beyond the assignments.”

Hell yeah.

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