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How are Ogilvy and McGarry Bowen these days, creative wise, client retention, good “place” to work, work-life balance, etc.?

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Hi, so I’ve been working as a (TCP temporary creative professional) while one of the agency’s employees was on leave. I understood it to be a FT position, clocking in, etc but last week a bunch of emp… more

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Why are all the creatives at DDB leaving? Are Coors/Miller on the way out with Britt?

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Is it possible to make 100K as a Supervisor in Chicago? I’m close at 88K but wondering if I had to be promoted to director to see that much.

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What’s the vibe at McDonalds in-house Agency123? Thank you

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Anyone know of any account supervisor roles open right now? Or any client side roles at a similar level? I have a strong resume (I like to think at least)

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Looking to hire a freelance paid media buyer, specializing in performance marketing across paid social + search channels. ~10-12 hrs a week! DM me if interested or if you know anyone thats a good fi… more

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There’s been a lot of talk about the best places to work in the city. But what are the best accounts? To work on? To put out good work? DDB Miller Lite is tops for me. Leo’s WingStop stuff is pretty c… more

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Dead & Company 2021 Tour hits Chicago on 9/17. I need someone to shoot B-Roll and capture ~3 testimonials for a startup with painfully small budgets. BUT…but…VIP ticket and special access on th… more

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Does anyone know who creatives should reach out to at Mcgarrybowen regarding openings? Looking for an appropriate recruiter and/or creative director. Thank you!

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Are most offices closed tomorrow?

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Where are my Account Directors at? Is 120 k too low for this role ? Tough client, 4+ team members to manage and 2 huge businesses. I’ve seen this role split in 2 in previous agencies. My gut is tellin… more

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Who’s the recruiter to be in touch with at Energy BBDO? I’m trying to have at least one contact at every agency here, but I never hear back from anyone over there.

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What’s with MERGE? Does anyone still work there?

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If you know any marketing cloud certified people looking forward to a new adventure, hit my DM’s. Client side. Competitive pay. Good benefits. Eventually a couple office days (offices in river north &… more

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best recruiters in chicago?

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Looking to make the jump from Account Exec to Senior Account Exec. Moving from Chicago to Milwaukee. Interviewing for an agency role. Long-term goal is in-house in 2-3 years. Currently making $55k. Wh… more

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What is the average salary for an art Director in Chicago? I’m at $70k with 3 years experience currently

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Saw a couple of writing openings at Mcgarrybowen. Anyone know which accounts?

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Any agencies hiring junior creatives?

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Need advice. Interviewing with 2 companies, but the timeline is about a week apart. If I get an offer from the first, is it acceptable to ask them to wait to see if I accept or decline? I feel like th… more

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Any word on what UpShot is like these days?

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If your agency is requiring you to go back to the office but you refuse to come in (for safety concern reasons) can they fire you?

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Can anyone speak to how easy it is to park at commuter trains to get into chicago in oak park and Evanston if you’re not walking distance?

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Anybody have apartment building suggestions? Im currently in a mid rise with a gym which I love, but got really good concessions for my first year and my lease is up end of oct. – hard to justify payi… more

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FCB has so many job postings on LinkedIn, do they actually hire people or is it for a continuous pool of resumes?

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What accounts does VMLY&R Chicago have?

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We are looking for an amazing seller in the F&B foodservice trade arena. If you could recommend anyone, I would be forever grateful!

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Just got selected to join the Navy as an officer but not leaving until early November. Anyone from HR have any recommendations on timing for when to tell my HR so they don’t let me go early? Would lik… more

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Anybody here have a parent in sub-acute rehab? Or skilled nursing home? Or have a home health resource (RNs, CNAs, PTs)? Send recommends and tips pls.✌🏼

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If you’re somewhat satisfied with your agency, how did you get your job? Is it from knowing someone? From interning at that agency and working up? Is your book incredible? Is it luck?

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What’s an average salary for a Media Supervisor (think Social, Search, Programmatic) at one of the big holding companies? For reference I have 4-5yrs experience

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Thoughts on The Escape Pod?

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What your salary range in Chicago for an Account Supervisor? I’m at 72K and want to to get an idea for my next number before I jump to the next place.

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Anyone work at the marketing arm? Saw an open role on the State Farm team and would love to pick your brain.

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Looking into city-like suburbs - are Evanston and Oak Park really the only “half-breeds” with interesting things to do and walk to?

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Are agencies going to walk back their RTW plan now because of Delta? Curious to see any thoughts so far?

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