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Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

McCann Worldgroup - Alzheimer's Society Following a competitive pitch process, Alzheimer’s Society has appointed McCann Worldgroup for a fully integrated scope of work, with the objective to build the society’s brand and increase...

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Top 10 Hires of the Week

Grey London Grey London announced two important promotions this week. Wayne Brown, currently MD of GreyPOSSIBLE, has been appointed to the new role of COO, while Matt Tanter, currently head of planning, has been promoted to CSO. They will report to...

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Awards

Last Chance to Enter The 6th Annual Lovie Awards

The Lovie Awards is the only truly pan-European award to honour the full breadth of the Internet including Websites, Online Advertising, Internet Video, Mobile and Apps and Social. The Extended Entry Deadline is 29 July 2016 at lovieawards.eu....

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Top 5 Ads of the Week

Karmarama - Plusnet Plusnet, the award-winning Yorkshire based broadband provider, is launching a new brand campaign demonstrating Plusnet's “Can’t help but be helpful” brand positioning. The integrated brand and direct response...

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J. Walter Thompson London introduces Pioneers grad scheme

J. Walter Thompson London has reinvigorated its famous grad scheme by opening it up to everybody and extending the disciplines on offer. Called JWT Pioneers, the new scheme is still looking for the brightest range of talent for Account Management,...

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Advice

From Freelancer to Business Owner: How do you get there?

We’ve advised and helped many candidates make the switch from a permanent position to freelance when the right thing has come along and vice versa. We’ve previously shared some first hand advice for both, the switch from freelance to...

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Agency of the Week: Wieden+Kennedy

Follow their passions for Booking.com To kick off its new integrated brand campaign, Booking.com has released the new “Food Lovers” TVC by Wieden+Kennedy Tokyo. The 30-second and 15-second launch TVC, “Food Lovers,” features...

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SS+K turn Donald Trump's idiocy against him

Donald Trump has built his political career on saying the things that no other candidate would say, and most normal Americans wouldn’t say either. So a new set of campaign ads from EMILY’s List and Priorities USA, asks why would we let...

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Economy

Post-Brexit Update: A Silver Lining

Consider this a devil's advocate piece, as I genuinely believe that the Brexit has been, for the most part, a tremendous blow to the UK's creative industries and the country in general, with spending forecasts set to fall this year and next in the...

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Advice

Find Talent Faster: Search Update 5.1

We've produced a new guide on the changes we have made to how you can find the best in talent on Creativepool. The Creativepool People Search has gone through the second big update in 6 months. Most of this is behind the scenes giving you more...

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Technology

BIMA Awards 2016 Shortlist Announced

We are delighted to announce the BIMA Awards 2016 shortlist. R/GA London leads the shortlist, with 12 nominations for work including McDonalds and Beats by Dr. Dre, followed closely by DigitasLBi across work for Mumsnet, AstraZeneca and The...

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Careers

8 Tips on how to prepare for your interview

1. First Impressions Count A good handshake + eye contact is key. You need to sell yourself and the first 30 seconds are when the interviewer subconsciously makes decisions, so make it count. Jessica O’Dell - Principle Consultant - Specialist...

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Careers

What makes a good UX designer?

UX in digital continues to be a fast growing area, for which we seem to be recruiting for more and more often. Being in the fortunate position to be reviewing CVs and incredibly talented UX people, it becomes apparent that their career paths vary...

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Features

Making the Converse Chuck Taylor All Wah a reality

Exactly three years ago, we launched our first ever brand project for Converse, working alongside Google+, in which we challenged our members to Hack a Chuck. This was the result: The overwhelming favourite was this lovely idea by Alistair Campbell...

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Features

Branding the Branders: How losing can be a catalyst

Losing a project with a long term client was great... Losing maybe overstating it somewhat - we were never really in the race. We weren't approached for a proposal and they went with a company recommended to them 'known for being specialists in the...

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Music+Sound Awards 2016: The Winners

The plaudits have been rolling in for the winners of this year’s International Music+Sound Awards, who had the spotlight shone upon them last week when results were released for this global competition. For a fourth year, the list of winners...

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Inspiration

The Office for Creative Research: Understanding Big Data

For the average Jane, the term Big Data is almost impossible to comprehend - or at least, it is to me. I’m well aware that data cloaks and polices every aspect of our lives and that my search histories, numerous email inboxes, online bank...

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Inspiration

Focal Point: Beautifully simple at Studio Makgill

Hamish, Creative Director of Brighton based Studio Makgill, took time out to talk to us about recent projects for clients including Boxpark, Nike and The Lollipop Shop, that all fall under the studio’s ethos to make “beautifully simple...

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WCRS show off the World's Strongest Boys for Duchenne UK

In case you saw that headline and assumed we were talking about those terrifying 7-year-old weightlifters. Please think again. This is about real strength and real courage. This week, WCRS are launching the World’s Strongest Boys, a new brand...

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Design

Rebrand Roundup: From the BBC to Brighton Pier

Pentagram - Mastercard The Mastercard logo is arguably one of the most recognisable emblems worldwide, but for the first time in 20 years, Mastercard has thrown caution to the wind by undergoing a thorough rebrand, completed by Pentagram partners...

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News

Be the first to know with Creativepool Daily News & Inspiration

Find Enlightenment. Each one of us is different, which is why customisation and personalisation have been at the forefront of our minds. Starting on Monday 17th of July, you will be receiving a new innovative weekly email. The Lastest News &...

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Top 10 Hires of the Week

Droga5 New York Droga5 New York has announced that Ryan Barkan and Mike Ladman have joined the New York headquarters as Music Supervisors, two new roles at the agency. Barkan and Ladman will further develop Droga5’s music and audio...

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Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

BMB - Tapi BMB has won the advertising business for British flooring chain Tapi Carpets & Floors. BMB scooped the account after a competitive pitch. The pitch was handled directly by the client. BMB will now create a major advertising campaign...

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Dentsu Aegis launch LGBT+ employee network

The Dentsu Aegis Network has announced the launch of a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT+) employee network in the UK & Ireland, called “&PROUD.” As a member of LGBT+ equality charity Stonewall, &PROUD aims to support LGBT+...

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