Career Development

NABS Tuesday Club Talk with Unruly’s Sarah Wood OBE

Our latest Tuesday Club featured Sarah Wood OBE, CEO of video ad tech company Unruly – interviewed by Maisie McCabe, Acting UK Editor of Campaign Magazine. Sarah, a self-proclaimed “Accidental Entrepreneur” – who ensures the company delivers the most awesome social video campaigns on the planet – treated the 100-strong audience from advertising and media,... Continue Reading

How bringing Mum’s back to work has helped fuel Maximus’ success

Flexible working is still seen as a taboo when women return to their successful media careers after maternity leave. High-pressured roles filled with demanding clients, agencies and everything else that goes with a role in media do not necessarily match the needs of being a parent. This issue in media is a huge negative, however... Continue Reading

Top tips for cultivating resilience and reducing stress

Words by Soraya Shaw, Strategic Consultant for Wellbeing and Careers at NABS Workplace and life stress can impact us all, and if not addressed, sadly in some cases can lead to poor mental health. However, we all have different tipping points, what may be stressful for one person – say giving a presentation, may for... Continue Reading

Negotiation 101: when, why and how

Words by Ellie Gerszt, Partnerships Executive at NABS To most of us, standing on a 12th floor roof terrace overlooking the Thames with a glass of wine in hand sounds like a rather good Saturday night. The 100 or so women (with a few slightly conspicuous men in our midst) who joined the WACL Gathering... Continue Reading

The Best Piece of Advice Ever. 

Words by Steve Rowe, Senior Support Advisor at NABS It’s a tough one, isn’t it?  How do you boil down every nugget of wisdom you’ve ever heard into one killer line, a powerful soundbite to pass on to those willing to listen? A panel of speakers at Advertising Week Europe took on the challenge on... Continue Reading

“Always wear nice shoes and don’t be an a**hole.” A taste of what I learnt at an evening of NABS speed-mentoring

Words by Hannah Devoy, Account Manager, BBH Last night M&C Saatchi played host to the first NABS speed-mentoring event of 2017, and my-oh-my what a night it was…! After the raving success of a previous speed-mentoring event I attended, I was eager to get up close and personal with another selection of Adland’s finest! The... Continue Reading

NABS bolsters its leadership team

NABS, the advertising and media industry’s support organisation, has appointed two new board trustees to help strengthen its leadership and guide the organisation over the coming years.tempat wisata di madiun Kerry Glazer, CEO of client-agency relationship specialist AAR has been announced as a new NABS trustee, joining the recently appointed Nigel Clarkson, Yahoo UK’s managing... Continue Reading

NABS Fast Forward 2016 Week 5: Engagement with Verica Djurdjevic

Words by James Stevens, Strategy Director, WCRS and Team Christiansen Mentor Week five aka “two weeks ’til pitch day” (eek!) kicked off with yet another outstanding talk from PHD’s Verica Djurdjevic. Briefed to riff about ‘Engagement’, Verica instead spoke about how the role of media is all about driving connections. Why connection rather than engagement?... Continue Reading

NABS Fast Forward 2016 week 4: Alex Grieve on Ideas

Words by Dan Durling, Sales Director Yahoo, Inc. and Team Simmonds Mentor With some disbelief the mentors met last night in Mark’s pre-session briefing and realized we were already over halfway through the course.  Everyone looked a little nervous. If all the teams were following Jon Steel’s words of advice from week 1 we would already have... Continue Reading

NABS Fast Forward 2016 Week 3: Loz Horner on Insights, Strategy and Briefing

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