Why the advertising-agency business is bleeding talent

This event report addresses the challenges that advertising agencies face in recruiting and retaining talent, based on data from LinkedIn, the business-orientated social network.

Why the advertising-agency business is bleeding talent

Geoffrey Precourt Warc

In 2015, advertising agencies experienced a 25% global net "talent" loss. Moreover, the turnover for agencies has steadily increased – 10% year-over-year – when staffing is compared to "competitive" industries.

And, in each case, the agency business performed poorly when measured against the global average of staffing retention:

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