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How/what to prep for an interview (besides my portfolio)? Got my current job through a recommendation so never had a formal interview before. Looked up questions online but does anyone have any (cont)

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A few things you should prep as they often come up: 1 Name three pieces of communication you wish you'd been a part of, and why? This should be explained from a strategic point of view then creative using the structure: Business problem, insight, strategy, creative concept, executional things of note. 2 Do that same exercise for the work you’ve already done 3 What are you most proud of? Why? 4 Who are you inspired by? Why? 5 What three agencies would you most like to work at and why? 6 What work of theirs have you seen that you do not like? You should be honest and say something, but best to justify why you don't like it from a strategic perspective (as creative perspective gets into personal taste which can be awkward) so for example - why it might not be the best solution for the consumer they are trying to target...

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Be prepared to talk through your work, talk about your process / style, why you want to work at the agency you’re talking to, what you like about your current agency, why you want to move on from it, and prepare a 60 second “about me.” Do all that, and you’re ready for anything.

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somewhere to start, hope it helps https://jeremycarson.com/interview-secrets/?utm_source=fishbowl

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Bring your damn laptop or something you can show your work on. And have it loaded up so I don’t have to be your IT person. I am shocked at how many interviewees show up with nothing or just a printed resume.

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I always like to look into the culture of the place - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Glassdoor. The question I always ask is, “How is the culture here different, better or worse, than other places you’ve worked?"

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advice or tips on what I should prep? Don’t want to look like an amateur at my interview. Thank you!

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