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All posts by Arthur Ebuen

Interview Tips for New Creatives in Advertising and Design

June 17, 2019 | by Arthur Ebuen | Agency Life, How To’s

Civilian conducts a decent amount of informational interviews with students interested in the creative field, as part of our mentorship efforts. It’s a good way for recent grads to practice interviewing, plus get feedback on their work and how they present. As a bonus, these meetings are great networking opportunities for both sides.  After every…

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Civilian Take: 2019 Super Bowl Ads

February 4, 2019 | by Arthur Ebuen | Advertising News

We are bombarded with ads from all directions and tactical innovations. But every year during the Super Bowl, the masses gather and anticipate a more traditional medium: the television commercial. Some things to note: the average person watching the game isn’t just male, it’s a closer split down the middle than most would think. Also,…

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A WISE Partnership in Mentoring

November 12, 2018 | by Arthur Ebuen | Agency Life

We got together with the San Diego chapter of Women In Sports and Events (WISE) in our shared mentorship efforts by hosting a workshop on the best practices of self-promotion through LinkedIn. The workshop consisted of Jorge Barba starting with the how-tos of a LinkedIn profile, then later rounded out the event with a panel…

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Our Education in Career Education

August 21, 2018 | by Arthur Ebuen | Client Spotlight

In the world of higher education, community college is looked at as a stepping stone to a 4-year institution, a way station to a complete education before starting a fulfilling career. This point-of-view couldn’t be further from the truth, and further from the full potential of what a community college offers through Career Education. With…

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Growing Our Giving

April 4, 2018 | by Arthur Ebuen | Civilian Water Cooler

We were sitting around the conference room trying to decide on which charity we should give back to. Most corporations have their one charitable organization they support. One they dedicate time to and advocate for, one that stands for what their company stands for. After a few ideas being thrown back and forth, weighing one…

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