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'The Hacker Mentality': The New Sets of Skills Agency Execs Seek Today
By: Digiday
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With the rapid advancements in marketing and technology in recent years, the skills and traits necessary to excel in an agency setting look different from what they were even just five years ago.

We asked agency execs across account, design, strategy and creative to tell us what they want in candidates today that they didn’t before. Among the top recommendations: a strong social media presence and a hacker mentality.

Olivia Cole, chief operating officer, Greenlight
Our expectation is that everyone who joins Greenlight is creative. One way we find that is by looking at their social posts. Even when a new hire is made, we take one of their Instagram or Facebook photos and have it printed on canvas. So instead of pictures of our actual employees, we have pictures that they have created.

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