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How can I get a job in the advertising agency?

I graduated with a different degree than the career I'm pursuing. I've gone through several interviews with agencies but cannot seem to get a the full-time offer. I've gotten freelancing opportunities but I really want to be a in-house Graphic Designer for an agency because I prefer job security.

Asked By: coffeefan02 - 11/15/2007
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You've gotta pay your dues. Start out in an entry-level job and work your way up. Or continue freelancing and let it be known that you want a full time position... More
Answered By: dashelamet - 11/15/2007
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so your a telemarketer and SPAM kinda guy? ughh
Answered By: andy - 11/15/2007
 
THIS is a question I can answer, as it's my field. Get your book (portfolio) together, with at least 4-5 solid campaigns (that are beautifully designed and well thought-out.) Use those freelance gigs to get connections, make friends, start networking, get your face out there and your portfolio in people's hands. Don'... More
Answered By: jpickar - 11/15/2007
 
Look, no one can make a dancer, a musician or advertising people! They are born that way! Some think you can learn but there are always thinks which are, Lat's say question of talent. You have it or you don't. End of question. You have to take a look in totally different direction and branch. Don't you think?
Answered By: Ivan The Wizard - 11/15/2007
 
Try to find somebody who knows somebody, that can put a good word-in for you.
Answered By: goodworker - 11/15/2007
 
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