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How I got a job at a digital marketing agency – 3 tips to stand out

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12:00 PM | 30 January 2015
by Justice James
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After a number of months searching, Justice James recently landed a job. She explains what helped her stand out.

I recently accepted a job offer as a Digital Media Coordinator at a top digital agency in Canada. After months of trying to get a job anywhere that would take me, I struggled with the decision of sticking to employers that complimented my skills and interests, versus having a paycheque to help pay the bills.

Luckily I persisted, and found an extremely positive agency who found a way to work me into their company. Whilst my experience was quite unique, there are certain things that helped me stand out. Here are my top 3 tips:

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