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9 Ways to Ruin Your Ad Agency Interview

Kayla Baxter | Excelle

Coming to the Interview with No Knowledge of the Company – 58%


You sell what?!

So … you didn’t Google search the company before you came for the interview. Big mistake. Not only do you not know what they’re selling, but you’re showing 1) ignorance, 2) laziness, and 3) lack of initiative.

The Cure

Use Google and every possible search word and key term that you think will dig up some results. Look through profiles and press releases – you’d be surprised what you’ll find! You’ll impress the interviewer, and you might learn some interesting things about the company and the employees that work there in the process that you wouldn’t ordinarily learn from a quick tour of the office on Day One of your new job.

Next, RING RING!