Last night I attended an event hosted by the Madison Browne Fellowship and Howard University's Center for Excellence in Advertising (CEA) at R/GA. I usually enjoy networking events because of the free food, drinks and Journey songs ( don't judge me) but this one was especially awesome because it deal with a relevant topic to me, you, and anybody else trying to break into the business. And it reminded me of how much I love Advertising.
The topic was "Lateral Movement" which are businessy words for "Switching Industries" and the panel of 9 awesome professionals discussed really valuable tips on how to stand out, reach out and get hired.
Here's what I learned: