With 2013 behind us and the promise of a shiny new year ahead of us, how are you gearing up your team to move forward in 2014? While it’s easy to simply pick back up on day-to-day tasks, now is a good time to reflect on the team’s accomplishments, reset objectives and align the team around a common vision for the new year.
With the end of the year fast approaching, how will your team spend the next few weeks? Are you scrambling to meet end-of-year deadlines or winding down the workload to get into the holiday spirit?
Highlights from the Panel Event on The In-House / Outside Agency Relationship, on November 14, 2013. Mutual respect is the key in making the in-house/outside agency relationship work.
In last month’s poll, 62% of responders said they augment their in-house creative team with specialty skills from agencies. Whereas in the past, sending work to agencies was viewed as defeat for an in-house team, nowadays, leveraging agencies is seen as essential. What does your team do to ensure a successful in-house/agency partnership?
On November 14th, InSource will present a panel event discussing best practices for how in-house and outside agencies can best collaborate, featuring Ken Carbone, Thomas Wright, Randy Hunt, Hilary Greenbaum, Gail Bichler, Gael Towey, Andy Epstein, and Michael Lee.
In celebration of the 10th anniversary of InSource, GDUSA published an article by Glenn Arnowitz about a meeting of InSource presidents to take a look back at the early years and connect the dots to the current state of affairs.
InSource members can save $50 on registration to HOW Digital Asset and Project Management Forum.
Don’t miss next week’s IHAF conference where leaders from some of the top in-house agencies in the country will share their challenges, stories and the steps they took to become vital contributors and valued partners to the businesses they support.
An extremely important and unique portion of the creative hiring process is the portfolio review. In many cases portfolios are viewed prior to meeting a candidate, but an interactive, face-to-face discussion about specific portfolio pieces is equally important.
More and more companies are building their own in-house teams. The cost savings and brand expertise an in-house team provides are undeniable. Yet, going in-house doesn’t mean replacing agencies altogether. A mix of the two can yield great creative results. What’s the mix of in-house to agency work at your firm?