London calling

A capital adventure

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  • ISBN: 978-1-922212-50-4
  • Extent: 304pp
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WHEN I TOOK my first job in advertising in 1994 – in my home town, Melbourne – the last thing I was looking for was a career.

Like most graduates I was busy going out, drinking too much and fumbling my way through my first serious relationships. Careers were for grown-ups – my dad’s generation – the one job for forty years, gold watch, thanks-for-your-loyalty generation.

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Andy Cairns

Andy Cairns is the Singapore-based managing director of the advertising agency Iris. He has spent the past twenty-six years working in, and subsequently leading,...

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