Trio Of Ex-Monkeys Staffers Create New Tool To Help Creatives Prepare For Interviews

Trio Of Ex-Monkeys Staffers Create New Tool To Help Creatives Prepare For Interviews
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A revolutionary interviewing tool for creatives has launched today.

‘The Interview before the interview’ (theintertviewbeforetheinterview.com) is a site that lets creatives prepare for their next interview by practicing answers to questions from a roulette of world class CDs, ECDs and CCOs who have pre-recorded video questions.

“It’s a funny irony that many of the creative talents who are great at selling brands and products can be terrible at selling themselves.” says co-creator, Emma Leamore.

The platform has already attracted the support of some world-class creative leaders.

“We’ve had a brilliant response. The generous creative leaders who have contributed are responsible for all of the insightful, thought-provoking and occasionally sweat-inducing questions on the site. We cannot thank them enough,” adds fellow creator Katyana O’Neill.

This contribution to the creative community also features a hire function, linking creative directors and recruiters with creatives looking for a role.

Adds co-creator, Pierce Thomson, “We hope you enjoy the site and it gives you a chance to practice before you’re in the hot seat. Break a leg (or whatever creatives are supposed to say to each other).”

Below is a list of current contributors:

Adam Mandelstam – Integrated Creative Director at TBWA, Paris

Alex Derwin – Executive Creative Director at BMF, Australia

Anna Rose Kerr – Creative Director at Ketchum, London

Ant Melder – Co-founder & Creative Partner at Coffee Cocoa Gunpowder, Sydney

Anthony Moss – Group Executive Creative Director at DDB, Australia

Asheen Naidu – Executive Creative Director at BWM, Sydney

Barbara Humphries – Creative Director at The Monkeys, Sydney

Ben Sampson – Senior Creative Partner at The Glue Society, Sydney

Ben Welsh – Chief Creative Officer at DDB, Australia

Charlotte Adorjan – Creative Director at AMV BBDO, London

Darren Spiller – Chief Creative Officer

David Nobay AKA Nobby

Eduardo Marques – CCO Publicis Spain/Publicis Emil/Wysiwig/Nurun & Global Creative Director Telefónica, Madrid

Gavin McLeod – Executive Creative Director at Ogilvy, Sydney

Istvan Bracsok – Chief Creative Officer at White Rabbit, Budapest

Jason Lawes – Freelance Creative Director, London

Jonas Roth – Creative Director at Uncommon Creative Studio, London

Justin Drape – Group CCO / Co-Founder at The Monkeys & Group CCO Accenture Interactive, ANZ

Kim Pick – Executive Creative Director at VMLY&R, New Zealand

 

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