Wednesday, February 14, 2007

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Interests Outside of Work Good for Creative Careers, Survey Shows

In the creative field, all work and no play can get in the way of career advancement, a new survey suggests. More than two-thirds (68 percent) of advertising and marketing executives said employees who are passionate about interests outside the office typically perform better on the job.

“Creativity doesn’t operate in a vacuum,” said Dave Willmer, executive director of The Creative Group. “Most employers recognize that original concepts typically have building blocks, and a person’s hobbies and interests are an important source of inspiration.”

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