5 tips for conquering the advertising industry
Naresh Subhash, Copywriter, gives us five tips on how to handle the advertising world as a young creative.
Waking up during book crit season is perhaps the hardest thing you’ll do all day. There is no real schedule, no real deadlines and sometimes you are inevitably faced with the post slumber bout of insecurity, not really knowing where things will end.
This career is for the clinically masochistic and the sadistic rolled into one person. Being an advertising creative is one part sexy and three parts the perfect psychosis.
"Being an advertising creative is one part sexy and three parts the perfect psychosis."
You need to put in the hours, the heart pains, be good at waking up when you feel less than fabulous, and come to terms that your peers are going to be unashamedly boasting their creative conquests on social media. Your savings might run dry and it might make a grown man cry. The only thing in your control is hope.
Not a member? You're missing out.
Join our careers network of students, teachers and
professionals to get your daily dose of advice.
Course leader behind The Watford Creative Ad School, Tony Cullingham, explains why it's okay to fail at your GCSE's and how your adventure is just beginning.
The Male Copywriter
A proud nominee of the 2017 Webby Awards and a cult sensation in the creative realm, Lawson Clarke, aka the Male Copywriter, announced his freelancer status with a tongue-in-cheek domain name and an unconventional portfolio site.
What is modern PR?
Technology and media breakthroughs are forever rewriting the public relations rule book, Valerie Tan, explores what modern PR is today.
Drama at university, is it worth an applause?
Drama student Azan Ahmed answers the popular question. Is it worth studying drama at university?
10 ways to ace your Skype interview
Do you have a Skype interview coming up? Pamela Dollesin has you covered with 10 tips to prepare for any Skype interview.
Single life as a creative: get over the break up
Have you been through the tragedy that is a creative team break up? We have the tips you need if you're in need of a new creative partner.