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Has anyone just stayed in house for most of their career? Is this a thing?

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I’m curious if there are any men in this bowl - either because it is more supportive than some of the others or because you’re here to get some perspective. Not here to shame anyone out of the bowl, j… more

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As I get older and look to start a family, I’m at a crossroads if I want to stay larger agency, big clients, less worklife balance or if I want to move back to a local smaller agency with smaller loca… more

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Ladies, anyone who ever got promoted from AS to AD internally, how did you make your case? Context: my director left 5 months ago and since then I’ve been leading my line of business while also doing … more

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love to be on fishbowl on a saturday morning 😅

when you’re looking to see if you can get a counteroffer at your current place do you talk to your resource manager? cds?

i’m p… more

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Is it worth it to stay and grow with a small agency? We’re starting to sign on some big clients and I’m the one of two copywriters (the other only works on a few accounts though). It feels exciting to… more

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London ladies- anyone know the best headhunters for marketing in-house? Need need need to get out of Adland.

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How do y’all deal with people calling you bossy? I know I’m assertive and passionate and sometimes that can come off wrong, but is it that crazy of me to think I should be able to level with super sen… more

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I’m partnered with a CW who’s a nice guy but we aren’t jiving well during concepting. I feel like his work isn’t as tight as it could be but I don’t know how to give constructive criticism on copy. more

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Anyone else ever get feedback that they’re “bad listeners” if they don’t let the men in the room talk 75% of the time or more?

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Is anyone here looking to hire a producer? Open to chat.

currently at a large, well known place. haven’t been here long (little over a year) but have been on a lot of briefs/touched a lot of clients.

but i’m bored.
so now that i’m getting … more

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Do any of you have experience working at Audigent? Good or bad experience?

In-house creative lead job descriptions along with pay…. Can anyone give me any ranges that you are making

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I think I… hate marketing? I’m so sick of selling people shit they don’t need and chasing soul-sucking metrics. After 7 years in this… what do I do now lol

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Are there any agencies that actually have a good worklife balance? I know it kind of comes with agency life but are there any better than others with flexibility if you have a family

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Being a woman in the workforce is difficult enough when you have to prove 24/7 you are capable and intelligent to be given any job worth having. In advertising, I feel like there’s no exception. I see… more

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Snappy one liners for your pleasure:

For caffeine junkies, there's that fine line between energized and on top of the world and.... I'm gonna have a panic attack.

Whene… more

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Thoughts on Doner?

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Copy ACDs: how much do you make, years of experience, in house or agency, what city? Curious how women compare to the national average.

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I know social media management is a big thing nowadays and it could be very lucrative, BUT if I want to stay away from this path what would you recommend me to do? As an entry level professional looki… more

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Any insights into MediaMath London office culture, etc? Any red/green flags?

Seeing how men talk on here behind a shield of anonymity is so disheartening. These are men we’re working with that have senior titles and they have very childish and sexist beliefs.

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How many times you follow up w a hiring manager before giving up?

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I’m in a new role and am struggling to be as creative and inventive as I need to be, as I’m struggling with severe depression in the wake of a miscarriage and bad break up.

I’m so worried a… more

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Hi girls! Hope everyone is having a great day! I’ve been working as Art Director since 2016 and I’m looking to make a move (in NY). Do you know if any agency is hiring?any recommendation? Thanks!

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If you've gotten very strong reviews at the entry level but also know for a fact that layoffs are coming, would you still ask for a raise for the one year mark?

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Looking for some fashion advice:

Where can I buy some professional flats? I want to diversify from heels.

Only request… must have shoes in size 5.5!

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Any agencies out there with good work/life balance and maternity leave? For context, I’m getting laid off and I’m in the middle of trying to start a family with my partner. It’s never great timing, bu… more

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Has anyone been recruited by Mondo and they ask to face time you to take your photo to prove you’re who you say you are (I guess for remote positions or something?)

I just had this happen … more

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Does anyone have any insight on Captiv8? Saw a job posting that caught my eye and curious what it’s like working there.

Anyone here actually take a full hour out of lunch consistently? How do you do it without feeling “guilty”

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Working in the most toxic, emotionally distressing work environment I’ve ever experienced. Would appreciate any leads for senior writers remote or NYC 🙏

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Looking for a slower paced career change as the hustle and bustle of agency life is weighing heavy on me. I. Am. Tired. I hate the work and am itching for a change. Every day just feels like….every da… more

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Is it weird that the small agency I work at doesn’t have any CD, AD or ACDs?

Buy Betty Gilpin's new audiobook immediately: All the women in my brain.

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Has anyone with anxiety or ADHD had any luck in telling their supervisor about it? I finally got a diagnosis/medication this past spring and some things in my work performance have improved (no longer… more

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Looking to apply to brand development agencies in NYC. Or remote work. Can you share your favorites?

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Hello! What are the first steps to leaving agencies and going freelance? Working as a data, insights and strategy specialist in particular.

Freelance is completely new to me so any advice/… more

Looking for some career advice. I've been working in marketing for 3 years, I make 58k in Canada (which is decent where I live. I own a home on this income).

Option 1: stay with my cur… more

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