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Unlocking my career potential at RAPP

Unlocking my career potential at RAPP

"It only took me four years to realise that I could make a living from what I truly love – coming up with mad stuff and then making it." After attending the inaugural Advertising Unlocked open day, Kate O'Connor shares her experience of it as she attempts to make a career switch from Financial Services into the world of Creative. Read more

Dear Liz, what can I do to increase my skills at work?

Dear Liz, what can I do to increase my skills at work?

Dear Liz, I’ve been in my current role at an agency for a few years now and while I enjoy it, I’m concerned that I’m no longer learning anything new. I’d like to increase my skills – perhaps with extra training or a course – but it’s not common practice for employees here to do this and I’m not even sure if there’s a budget for it. How would you recommend I approach this subject with my line manager? Read more

Ask Liz: Socialising Dilemma

Ask Liz: Socialising Dilemma

I recently joined a young and dynamic agency where there is a large emphasis on after work drinks. Although I have attended a few of these, they are becoming so regular that I feel pressured into attending in order to build and maintain relationships. I have other commitments in my personal life and am finding it hard to balance the two, along with late nights. I’m also worried this will soon affect my energy levels at work, what can I do? Read more

Ask Liz: how can I work effectively under multiple managers?

Ask Liz: how can I work effectively under multiple managers?

Dear Liz, I work under three different managers, and I’m finding it hard to juggle the workload of all three. They all have different styles of working, and don’t listen if I tell them I am on a deadline with another manager/on another project. All of them believe their work is priority, and I understand that, but they place last-minute demands on me and are not approachable so I cannot talk to any of them. I feel like this situation is having an impact on the quality of work I produce as I’m always rushing, and stressed. Help! Read more

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