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To team up or not to team up, that is the junior job hunt question.

What’s your take on junior writers and ADs with little or no experience attempting to job hunt as a team? Are agencies more likely to hire a pair, or will they sooner partner them up once they’ve been hired?
It doesn’t hurt to look for work as a team, as long as you’re open to …

Do writers get credit if an idea is visual?

Does your average CD give equal credit to writers if the solution to a problem is visual?

I’ve fallen in love with my partner

I’ve fallen in love with my partner. Should one of us leave? Ask for another partner?

Who’s better, Janet or Nancy?

Dear Jancy, honest answer ladies: as a game within your company a team of advertisers had to come up with a whole advertising campaign. If you two, Janet and Nancy were spilt and had your own team of advertisers thus making you each team leaders for two different teams…which one of you …

I hate my partner

I’ve been paired with a partner I cannot stand, I hate the way he talks, picks his nose and thinks he is the second coming of Lee Clow. I can’t afford to quit so how do I deal with this? I think I am going to kill him.
We always advise splitting from a partnership …


About Jancy

'Jancy' is Janet Kestin and Nancy Vonk, Co-Founders of Swim, a unique “creative leadership training lab for advertising creatives and marketers.” Prior to Swim, Jancy was globally renowned as the Co-Chief Creative Officers of Ogilvy & Mather Toronto, a position they held for thirteen of the twenty years they were a creative duo at the agency. Over the years they've racked up Cannes Lions, Clios, One Show pencils and CA credits, and have lead their shop to two Cannes Lions Grand Prix and a Grand Clio. They've judged CA, Cannes, D&AD, the One Show, the Clios and other prestigious award shows. Creativity named them two of the top 50 creative people of 2008. Known for their outspoken, no-bullshit style and a passion for mentoring juniors, they're ready to give you advice if you're ready to take it.

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