How To Actively Use Rejection To Get A Job

How To Actively Use Rejection To Get A Job

Rejection from a job that you applied for sucks. Period. But it's also something we'll all encounter at some point in our careers (I have been rejected by at least 7 agencies over the years. At least.). Because it's an inevitable part of the ride, the importance of individual rejections are minimized—it's what you do in response to rejection that really matters. To help you get through it, here's how to not just handle, but actively use your next "no" to land a job.

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Overheard At ADMERICA 2017

Overheard At ADMERICA 2017

I spent last week in beautiful New Orleans at ADMERICA 2017, the national advertising conference that brings together agencies, clients, media companies and college students to examine the industry today, and where it's heading tomorrow. I brought back a handful of overheard quotes and takeaways picked specially for you from various keynote speakers, workshops and recruiter sessions.

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5 Ways to Be A Better Presenter

5 Ways to Be A Better Presenter

Presenting is such a big part of what we do—whether it's selling a client on a big idea, or explaining the idea to your internal team so it makes it into the meeting, period. While being comfortable speaking in front of people is helped by time and experience, it's also closely tied to our nerves, stress, and fear—so much so that even seasoned speakers can find themselves falling back into bad habits. 

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5 Tips for Conquering the Fear of Speaking Up

5 Tips for Conquering the Fear of Speaking Up

One of the most common pieces of feedback I received early in my career, and have given to almost every intern is to speak up in meetings. To kick off 2017 right, here are five tips to help you conquer the fear of speaking up. They'll make it easier to jump in and contribute, so you'll get the reps in and build confidence—until it becomes second nature.

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