JWT, previously known as J. Walter Thompson, is a 150-year-old marketing communications brand.With headquarters in New York and more than 200 offices in over 90 countries, JWT and its network of nearly 10,000 marketing professionals has a significant and influential presence in the global advertising landscape.As the fourth-largest agency network in the world, JWT is one of the key companies within the WPP Group (NASDAQ:WPPGY).and consistently ranks among the world’s top agency networks.
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  • How agencies get employees to fill in their timesheets

    … and drink. The agency claims that sentiment about timesheets has improved 90 percent since the machine was deployed. JWT Brazil’s solution is similar — a locked fridge that connects to the system. But that agency has taken a more sinister approach: It only opens once everyone in the agency has finished their timesheets. The Martin Agency…

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  • The best agency holiday cards of 2014

    …-art scene with a time-lapse of artist Daniel Johnston’s latest mural. The agency is also rolling out a social campaign around in which people can buy t-shirts. The profits will benefit the nonprofit “Superhero Kids” and its focus on fighting childhood cancer. JWT JWT is celebrating both Christmas and Hannukah this year — and also “Make Cut-Out…

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  • Lacoste’s new Snapchat campaign and more from around the world

    … memory after a zombie attack. KitKat and JWT Amsterdam’s “Give Holland a Break” This time, instead of giving a break to one person, KitKat gave a break to an entire country, by ridding it of Gordon Heuckeroth — Dutch performer and TV judge of “Holland’s Got Talent.” Through an interactive game made for promoting KitKat’s new chunky double caramel…

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  • Agency creatives’ advertising-themed Halloween costume ideas

    … “Prankvertising” because, you know, that stuff is so dead now. I-Ping Chiang, art director, JWT New York Costume idea: Viral banner ad What you need: A thermometer, cardboard and yellow “quarantine” tape Draw a banner ad on cardboard, wrap the tape around yourself, and put the thermometer in your mouth. Infect people by touching them as you walk…

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  • Jeff Goodby: ‘You have to learn to give people rejection’

    … in San Francisco. It was a good place for me to work at the time. There were a lot of assignments and not a lot of writers. I still tell kids today that are holding out to work for Wieden & Kennedy and The Martin Agency that sometimes, the big office of a big agency can be a good place to get actual good work. If you go to Droga5 that won’t…

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  • What to wear: The perfect outfit for 10 agency roles

    … The look: Dressed for comfort, built to last “This outfit is great if I’m pulling a late night at the agency because the pants double as pajamas,” said Devon Hong, art director at Droga5. “This top is really comfortable mostly because it doesn’t fit perfectly. The jacket looks like a motorcycle jacket, but it’s made out of jean material, which says, ‘Hey…

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  • The agency CEO who finds she can have it all

    …, they did above the line stuff. I was really young, and there was this account director at JWT. I remember this account director saying to me, “In order to get power, you have to give up power.” And he said, “Watch me in this meeting.” He was a master. He didn’t make JWT the star, even though it was such a big agency. And it was sort of integration…

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