McKinney Human Resources Director Lea Wharton to Lead Panel on How to Get Hired at Top Ad Agencies.
Diversity in Advertising and Public Relations Career Day (www.diacareerday.com), created to provide a forum where multicultural professionals can network and explore career opportunities in the advertising industry, will be held this week in New York City on Thursday, April 24.
The New York Times
is the presenting sponsor of the event.
McKinney Human Resources Director Lea Wharton will lead a panel, "Hitting the Mark: What It Takes to Get Hired in Advertising Today.
Serving with her
are agency leaders, clients and recruiters who will discuss what it takes to get noticed, hired and to succeed in the advertising industry.
Panelists include Amy Hoover, executive vice president, Talent Zoo; Candace Williamson, manager, diversity and internship programs, R/GA; Carol Watson, president, Tangerine-Wilson
and Lamont Swittenberg, VP, advertising, promotion, planning, Virgin Mobile USA
According to Wharton
, "McKinney is thrilled to be part of this important event that allows thousands of advertising professionals to network, take part in educational seminars, and explore career opportunities with leading advertising agencies, corporate advertisers, and media companies.