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Considering Advertising as a Career Choice? Here are 5 Reasons why Advertising Might be the Right Path for You

Saurabh Paradkar
November 14, 2022

In this tender age, it is normal to keep figuring out career options. Personally, we suggest you to understand your traits and strong points, and then choose career options that fit best within it. 

In that regard, are you considering career options in the field of advertising? Are you confused about the job fitting your profile? Fret not, we have you covered. Here are 5 reasons why advertising might just be the right career choice for you.

You are Creative

Does the fleeting memory of the day pass by your head creatively? Do you have a knack for presentations, but in an out-of-the-box way? Are you generally gauged as someone who is “quirky” or “different”? You might just be an advertising prodigy. 

Advertising is the gateway to your company bagging more clients and customers. How you present your company, or its products would determine its fate. That is how important advertising is to the company. Take the tech giant, Apple, for instance. Despite incremental updates of their products over the years, they still manage to grab your attention. How? Good advertising. 

You are Articulate

Being creative just doesn't cut it. One of the biggest aspects of presentation is, in fact, being verbal. Being articulate, in those cases, should become the most vital aspect of it. Oftentimes it may serve as a make-or-break proposition for companies too. 

If you are great at expressing your ideas, you should consider advertising as a career choice. Companies are often unable to hire multiple people for the same job, as it makes the entire process cumbersome. But if you can get creative as well as sell the idea? You're in the driver’s seat!

You Have a Positive Mindset when it comes to Criticism

The greatest downfall of newcomers into advertising careers happens when they stop seeing constructive criticism for what it is. In this professional sphere, you cannot afford to take such things personally. 

You are bound to face constructive criticism, either from your boss, or client, or anyone in between. After all, the whole idea behind advertising is to make sure that everyone’s wavelength matches yours. If the clients want a particular item in a particular fashion, it is your job to understand their point of view and mould your ideas. 

You can Handle Stress

This is more of a given. In today’s fast-paced world, every other profession has seen a massive bump in stress rates. Are you capable enough to manage that? Are you capable enough to work through tireless hours of stress, while always being on calls as such? 

Your work in advertisement requires you to always be on your toes, as marketing strategies can change any minute. Do you think you are capable enough to manage that stress? 

You Work Well Together in a Team 

Finally, no advertisement is complete without a solid team behind it. Working harmoniously in unison is something that you need to develop. If you already have, then it is great! If you know how to compartmentalize and work, you should definitely consider advertising as a career option. 

Final Words

Are you affirmative on all the above traits? Congratulations! You are one step closer to the right path. IESMCRC is here to accept you with wide arms, now that you are sure of considering advertising as a career path. What are you waiting for? Apply now!

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