March 01, 2018
"As the changing nature of work and the “gig” economy continue to evolve, agencies have been forced to rethink how they attract and retain emerging talent.
We face stiff competition from other industries as well as the constant temptation for short-term promotion. But for those who have joined or are considering starting out in agency life, I urge you not to succumb to short-termism. We live in a world of instant gratification, but this is one arena that I would council patience. Agencies have a great deal to impart on talent and it’s incumbent upon them to nurture their employees by sharing what they know. The benefit for new talent to stick around and absorb as much knowledge as they can from veterans, at least for a while, far outweighs any short-term steps you might be able to make at the beginning of your career."
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