10 D&AD tips for making yourself more employable

1 Energy

Employers look for electricity. They want to see a twitchiness to learn, a desire to create new things and the ability to transfer your energy in some way – through your personality, through your work and so on. A lot of young people are scared when they arrive for an interview. But being boring kills it, so find the things you love, and learn as much about them as possible so you can be engaging when you talk about them.

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