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David Perez Leaves Leo Burnett for AKQA

Creative recruiter David Perez left his gig at Leo Burnett Chicago in April to work as a creative recruiter at international ad agency AKQA in San Francisco, according to Agency Spy. AKQA confirmed Perez’s arrival to the Bay Area, and his official title is now senior creative recruiting manager. And he reports to Jennifer Remling, [...]

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Six Steps to Launching an Advertising Portfolio Website

For those of you looking to break into the advertising or public relations industry, it’s absolutely essential to have an online portfolio of your work. The task may seem daunting but it’s definitely worthwhile. And it’s especially important for aspiring copywriters, graphic designers and art directors. Creative recruiters like to see what job applicants are [...]

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How To Get Noticed By Advertising Agencies

Some aspiring creatives think they can land a job at an advertising agency by simply applying online. They are DEAD WRONG. Unless you have an ungodly amount of agency experience under your belt, then you’ll have to get a little more creative. Before you run for the hills, please take a deep breath and reflect [...]

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Chicago Agencies Reflect on SXSW Interactive

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Arman Khavari’s Journey to Copywriting at Draftfcb

Arman Khavari graduated from Loyola University of Chicago in 2010 with a degree in advertising and public relations. He’s now happily employed at Draftfcb as an associate copywriter. If you’d like learn how he broke into the advertising industry, then by all means read on. Please describe your journey to becoming a copywriter at Draftfcb? [...]

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Top 10 Advertising Agencies in Chicago

1. Ogilvy & Mather: David Ogilvy founded the agency in 1948 and began with a staff of two. Over the last 60 years, Ogilvy created campaigns for American Express, Ford, Shell, Dove, IBM, Kodak and many more.  Today the agency has 450 plus offices in 169 cities.  A number of women hold executive positions at [...]

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Loyola University Kicks Off Job Shadow Program at Draftfcb

As college students are scrambling to find full-time jobs, they must realize that making connections in the advertising industry is absolutely crucial. Overall, the job shadow program is an opportunity to spend time in an employer’s environment and get exposure to the advertising industry, Martin Gahbauer who directs employee relations at the career center said. [...]

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Ogilvy, and Leo Burnett Set the Trend for Social Recruiting

There are a handful of brands that I follow closely on the web, including Leo Burnett, and Ogilvy and Mather. Since I’m graduating in May, 2012 from Loyola University finding a full-time job is at the top of my mind. Naturally, companies addressing this immediate concern have my undivided attention. Here’s how Ogilvy and Leo [...]

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