In a startup culture, employees know that the entire company can change overnight. A new merger or a massive change in direction could just be another Monday at the office.
If agencies want to keep their best employees, they need to fix the major reason why people leave—the lack of a clear path to career advancement. High employee turnover rates are plaguing the ad industry. Many employees are not just leaving a specific agency, but leaving advertising altogether.
Project management is an art and science of compromise and balance, where “you win some, you lose some” may as well be the trade slogan.
It’s unavoidable for most creatives: they will inevitably end up in leadership positions. Data analysis from PayScale suggests that when creatives such as designers or copywriters advance in their careers, they usually take on a managerial role or pick a specialization.
It’s often said that “people don’t leave good companies, they leave bad bosses,” but is that entirely true, or is there more to it?
If “manager” hasn’t become an outright dirty word, it’s definitely lost whatever gloss it once had.
The bottom line in business: the bottom line isn’t the only metric that matters. With more businesses than ever vying for the same markets, many enlightened C-suites are identifying multifaceted strategies that throw out the old playbook that shunned any initiative that didn’t immediately and obviously impact the bottom line.
We’ve already introduced you to the 9 types of collabohaters, a productivity-draining and collaboration-thwarting collection of coworkers.
Just because you’ve secured a management role or passed your project management training, it doesn’t mean that your knowledge is complete.
Hopefully your business is in better shape than the Seven Kingdoms. Here are some tips for keeping winter at a distance.