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Hi recruiters! Looking to transition from freelance AD to full time AD, potentially even CD role. Is there anything specific you’d be looking for in my book or asking me that portrays qualification? Thanks.

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There are 2-3 levels between an AD and a CD. So years of experience will matter on either end there. If you haven’t already managed teams and led accounts, framing experience to show potential as a people and work manager.


This is great, thanks.

Good experience at the ACD level 🙃

Echoing above - showing the capabilities to lead team(s), strong management/mentorship and coaching the next gen. Really owning the work start-to-finish, and of course, a killer book demonstrating all the amazing things you’ve mastered. Should have more recent work (if your most recent big hit is several years old, that will likely not work out so well).


Got it! Thank you—great advice.

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