Human Resources

Because your staff isn’t made of bees …
or robots …

Your businesses’ success is only as good as your people.
Help your staff leave happy at day’s end …
and come back in the morning.

All Human Resources Content

Bringing Working Culture into the 21st Century

Third Party Content

CreativeBrief explores the state of agency working culture today.

Under-Vacationed America: A State-by-State Look at Time off and Travel |

Research Services

Discover which U.S. states use the most vacation days and who uses the least in this report from Project: Time Off.

Organizing Your Agency for Social: Social Media Team Frameworks, Staffing & Future-Proofing

Available to non-members for a limited time. The 4As’ social media committee has written a comprehensive white paper to help agencies organize a social media practice for sustainability and success for their clients and business.

The State of Gender Equality in the Media and Marketing Industry in Asia Pacific |

Research Services

Campaign Asia-Pacific and Kantar share results of their investigation into gender equality and sexual harassment in the media and marketing industry across the Asia-Pacific region.

The 80-Year-Old Millennial: How Millennials Imagine Health, Wealth, and Work in 50 Years |

Research Services

Prudential surveyed Millennials to learn their thoughts on the advancements and challenges they might face in 50 years in the workforce, technology, healthcare, and finance.

Discover, Disrupt, Deliver: 4A’s Hosts Fourth Annual Talent@2030 Conference in NYC

Marketing & Communications

HR and talent leaders will convene at Talent@2030 for two days of panel discussions and keynotes confronting the industry’s organizational leadership and change management needs, along with workshops themed around Talent Management/Development, Difference & Belonging, and Talent Acquisition/Staffing.

Delivering through Diversity |

Research Services

In this report from McKinsey, see how a diverse labor force can have a positive impact on a company’s financial performance. You will also learn four inclusion and diversity strategies to improve your business and stay competitive.

4A’s Analysis of Agency Costs Survey Report

The 83rd Analysis of Agency Costs Survey Report, showing operating cost and income figures of member agencies for 2016 agency data, is now available. Download the order form here.

4A’s 2017 Employee Compensation Study

The 2017 Employee Compensation final report, showing salaries as of May, 2017, is now available. The study includes salary data from agencies of all sizes, reflecting the responses of 314 member agency offices providing data on 32,400 salaries for 233 job titles in 19 job categories.

Webinar: 2017 Labor Billing Rate Survey Report (LBRSR) Guidance Discussion |

On July 27th, 4A’s held an agency-only webinar to help survey participants and 4A’s members understand the important information contained in the 2017 Labor Billing Rate Survey Report (LBRSR).

The New Dad: The Career-Caregiving Conflict

Research Services

Boston College Center for Work & Family profiles three types of fathers and examines the conflict they feel toward career commitment and satisfaction and the importance of shared childcare.

Accelerating the Path to Leadership for Women in Marketing and Media |

Research Services

She Runs It examines the career journeys of women in marketing and media industries.

Gen Z Rising |

Research Services

Accenture Strategy learns the work preferences and behaviors of Gen Z as the generation’s first college graduates enter the workforce.

The 4A’s and IPA Bring Back Award-Winning Training Program for Entry-Level Advertising Professionals in the United States

Marketing & Communications

The 4A’s and its U.K. counterpart are launching the second year of a coveted program that sets a worldwide certification standard for entry-level agency talent.

Agencies: Sign Up to Host a MAIP Fellow Today

Diversity Initiatives

Agencies: Are you interested in participating in the 4A’s Multicultural Advertising Intern Program? The deadline for signing up is January 20th.