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I hope Publicis goes the way of Lehman Brothers. There’s no way that business is actually worth anything.

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I am so sad.

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I’m a CD (writer) and I use ChatGPT all the time. It’s an invaluable part of my creative process. I’ve never used raw lines or ideas it spits out (they’re usually bad), but with thoughtful prompts, it… more

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Married for 10 years and still love the goddamn shit out of my wife. She’s my ride or die, and the kindest soul on earth. Invest in your relationships and personal life just as you do with your career… more

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Our internal branding is the most hideous I’ve seen in my 20 year career and I’m on the verge of saying something. Hate having to position my team’s gorgeous work in this mess and I feel like it loses… more

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Creatives need assistance and support from the account team on pushing back on clients. For their best interest.

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I’m so tired of my manager. I like the people on my team but overall this is the wrong team for me but I feel so stuck. I like my agency and don’t want to leave but not sure how to get out of this mes… more

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I’m tired of working more than 40 hours per week and everything always being a fire drill. We work in advertising for goodness sake, you’d think we were in the medical field in life or death situation… more

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Every time there are more layoffs announced my first thought isn’t to feel bad for people losing their jobs, it’s to worry about the fact that I have more competition in trying to find one myself.

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Cmon, tell the truth. We’re anonymous here. Have you ever ‘liked’ your own post?

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Momentum Worldwide — is the tuition reimbursement legit? is it only for tenured associates? all levels? it sounds too good to be true.

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Sometimes I wonder if I should’ve just gone to law school. I might’ve been just as miserable but making way more? (And it’s actually useful - reviewing contracts, writing up wills, working on Visa app… more

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Has anyone made the jump from another industry into copywriting? I've been in entertainment for the last 5 years and am considering jumping into copywriting as it seems to still be creative but mo… more

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Im doing what I thought was my dream job at my dream agency and my life has truly never felt so meaningless.

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I feel like Dubai Bling is doing a great job at highlighting the importance of friendship and the non-fundamentalist views of Islam.

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Every time I open TikTok to look up an influencer or something relevant for work I wind up scrolling tiktok for 30 minutes before doing any work

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I’m quitting what I thought would be my dream job in the new year. Nothing lined up. No real plans other than to be. It’s equal parts terrifying and thrilling.

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Thank you LinkedIn for allowing me to witness the realization of my research and ideation by my former studio lead, who appears to prioritize executing others' concepts.

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Is it ok to admit that I grew up thinking Yom Kippur was a Japanese holiday? From a small town.

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I don’t like pumpkin anything. Pumpkin pie. Pumpkin seeds. Pumpkin spice lattes. No thanks.

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Ogilvy Just hired someone who was fired from R/GA for severe misconduct, including misogyny and homophobia.... the head of the account is the persons former boss, so they are fully aware and hired the… more

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I’ve been with Walmart company since March and I want to switch teams already due to my manager lack of leadership skills. How should I approach this to my VP ? It is just not a good fit.. and I have … more

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I am experiencing anxiety attacks due to work-related stress, and it is affecting my performance and my personal life

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Advice on how I should tell my manager that I am burnt out and want to be moved to a different agency in the network

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There’s that sinking feeling when you find out that one of your best friends in the ad biz is also friendly with your biggest rival in the biz unknowingly.

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I feel I’ve finally reached my last job in advertising. I’m not necessarily old. It’s just that I like the newer job I’m in so much. It’s so good for me that I feel anyplace else will be too painful c… more

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Before everyone tells me it’s a bad idea,… I know. But I’m still curious. Anyone here ever ask out a coworker and live to tell the tale?

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Where are the Cannes stories of debauchery and scandal?

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Had dinner with friends last night who are all super successful. One just got a job as a CFO, another a big promotion. I’m sitting there as an underpaid ACD wondering if I’ll ever see 1/4 of the money they do. more

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I’ve told everyone going to Cannes that I hope they bring home some Lions but the real truth is that I’m hoping the orcas bring down some yachts.

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Lot of people hitting me up lately who want to work where I work. Not friends, people who find me on LI. I try to respond to their emails and look at their books and talk to them when I can, but when … more

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How many LGBT emails are too many? Asking for an entire agency.

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I shamefully crank the AC up in my apartment so I can wear cute sweaters for big zoom presentations

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I just caught myself singing the Melissa McCarthy booking . Com song

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Are you a FBowl devil or angel? Please answer D if you’ve been issued a warning for what you’ve posted or replied. D+ for multiple offenses. A if you’re totally clean.

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Got two “not a fit” after looking at my portfolio and a few no responses and starting to seriously question whether I’m even good

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I’ve started dressing a little nicer - especially for summer. It kills me when people at work got me with the “oh what are you all dressed up for?!” Or “you going somewhere after work?!”

I can’t expla… more

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Who the heck from the Bronx is looking at my portfolio? The only person I know from there is Kool Moe Dee.

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One of the many benefits I’m experiencing from cutting my drinking down by 90% is waking up and not having to look for dumb/antagonistic/silly/embarrassing posts and messages I made the night before.

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