In the dynamic world of agency life, disruption is often seen as the norm. However, even in an industry primed for evolution, the rising trend of ‘loud quitting’ has caught many agency leaders off guard.
As the trend towards borderless talent continues to grow, agencies globally need to build gold standard processes to help maximise the chances of success for each new recruit, opines The Blueprint's Tony Samways.
‘When it comes to diverse leadership we are going backwards’. The Blueprint’s Truth About Talent survey underlines how a broken business model is breaking talent.
The Diversity Delusion – why we’re not as good as we think we are by Gareth Moss, CEO, The Blueprint
Less than quarter of agencies think they are ‘really good at DEI. A fifth believe they are doing badly, according to research across the UK and US.'
Shaped with transformational leaders from the US and UK, The Truth About Talent takes a deep dive into the challenges facing agencies today, offering actionable ideas in attracting and retaining the best talent.
Based on the findings of The Truth About Talent 2023 report: "Adjusting work culture and recruitment practices may help agencies court young talent, report says."
Our founder Gareth Moss sat down with Kyle O'Brien from Adweek to discuss the pressures our industry is facing.
‘There is a cultural gap between the art and science of our business’
Storytelling has long been the creative industry’s greatest asset.
“You have a real shot of making a real difference in this business these days.”
Executive search firm The Blueprint has hired Jules Brenton as its first director of growth and associate partner.
(scroll down to watch the video interview) Being yourself...
“You don't have to be this stereotypical ad man, alpha, overly aggressive. There are other ways to do things and be at the absolute top of your game.”
“Irresponsibly ambitious and delusionally optimistic."
Jon Peppiatt, the former Chairman at BBH, has taken his first role since leaving the agency in 2021.
The Blueprint is proud to sponsor the Grand Prix at the 2021 Campaign Big Awards, showcasing the pinnacle of creative achievement in what has been a very challenging year for brands, agencies, and all of us in the creative industry...
“If you have met one disabled person; you have met one disabled person. If you have met one trans person; they are just one trans person.”
“I’ve made a habit of chasing the impossible problem."
“I hate job titles. As soon as soon as you have a job title and a department, you get put into a box.”
“For those people who think they have a new model for creativity and delivering it, this is your Netflix moment.”
It was an honour to be recognised as 'a fundraising hero' in the Autumn edition of the Home For Good magazine.
“We need progressive leaders who will think and act differently...
Our Founder, Gareth Moss, appeared as Guest Author for Creativebrief.
Tony Samways has extensive agency and executive talent search experience, having served as Business Partner at Havas Media, The Lighthouse Company and helped to launch Advertising Week Europe.
Geraldine Gaillemin has extensive senior international leadership experience at network agencies, having served as Group Business Director and Head of Account Leadership at Grey London, and senior account management roles at WCRS and Lowe...
For a people business, questions remain as to whether the advertising industry is doing enough to protect and promote original thinkers...
"There needs to be a collective effort to come up with stuff and start getting more excited because, my God, this is depressing as shit...
The ad industry’s broken business model is breaking talent. Our inaugural study reveals the brutal truths facing agencies against a background of seemingly constant cost cutting and restructuring programmes. The Truth About Talent report, presents wide-ranging and thought provoking insight into how the top 1% of talent at ad agencies really feel.