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Going to be looking for a full-time agency gig in the New Year.

Where should I be looking, and who should I be hitting up to get there?

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What’s the best account to work on in Chicago?

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Has FCB Chicago copied Havas Chicago?

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Hi everyone! The Chicagoland Industry Holiday Party is back and a few weeks away. New gorgeous venue of Theatre on the Lake in Lincoln Park, a good time like always! We are not doing ticket give aways this year so please ask your sales community to take you to attend. Any questions? Can reach out to me @kchiricotti@chicagoima.org I am the Agency Relations lead. Thanks!!!

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Anyone looking for freelance help?

I’m pretty good at cranking and delivering on social, banners, and the typical FL assignments, and I can bring some fun big ideas too.

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What’s an agency or studio that focuses largely on branding & packaging?

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What’s it like working at Spark?

I know there was some conversation around Chicago Portfolio School a few months back. Did those of you who were/are teachers ever get paid? Are there even any students anymore? How is Jeff keeping it … more

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Any insight to Critical Mass? What’s the work like? The people? Agency? Etc thanks fishies!

You. Yes, you, the Account Supervisor or Senior AE ready to step up, work on a great CPG brand and at an agency that’s twice recognized as Agency of the Year. I’d welcome the chance to learn more abou… more

What is Inside Ideas/ Oliver Agency like for a creative?

what’s the average salary I can expect in the Chicago area for an Account Supervisor role? Or AD…whatever to your agency calls the step after a Senior AE lol

Anyone from DDB Chicago willing to look at my book? Would love to hear if it’s good enough to throw my hat in t… more

I picked a new job at a small IPG agency in Chicago. I have previously worked for a much larger IPG agency in my past career. Are all IPG companies toxic places to work?

Chicago hiring managers and CDs: When was the last time you hired someone you didn't know? Someone who's not a friend of a friend?

Does VMLY&R do good work? Like what?

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Who are the best creative recruiters in the city?

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20% off your bill from 5-9pm this Thursday when you mention Agency Afterhours to your server on the rooftop of Virgin Hotels Chicago.

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Does anyone know who is running production out of Kohler up in WI?

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Anyone looking for a digital asset manager with 20+ years experience?

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Hoping someone can help me out with a question I have. I’m applying to jobs brand side in Illinois. Because these are largely packed goods brands, almost of all them ask if I’m willing to take a pre-e… more

Is hiring dry everywhere? Feeling stuck while looking.

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Does anyone ever get reached out to from FCB? They always have an insane amount of job listings

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I have a phone call with Havas Chicago for a Jr. Project Manager position. Any tips on how to make it past the first round? Anything I should avoid talking about or certain stuff I should mention?

Is everything going in house? I’ve had my “looking” setting on LinkedIn active and am applying around, worked on big brands through my career, only non-agencies are responding. Seems…odd? Is this the … more

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How’s Havas?

I’ve seen a lot of OLD negative/mixed reviews on the agency

(let’s be honest… more

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Which Chicago agencies are actually run the best and treat their people well? I care more about those things at this stage in my career than working on cool clients.

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What pain points do you have when working with visualizers on comps and animatics?

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What is the salary range for a mid level AD in Chicago? What’s the highest people have seen?

Anyone have any leads on agencies looking for mid-sr level creatives right now?

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I literally worked all night and my CDs crossed out everything I did before noon.

No shade on them; if it didn't work it didn't work. More just... RIP my mental health lol.

Chicago media agency people - what’s your company’s current RTO policy?

I’ll start:

Spark - 2 days a week mandatory in office this year, 3 days mandatory in office next year.

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