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Would you take a pay cut and dip in title to go in-house? I feel done with agency life and got an offer to go in-house at a well-known brand. The catch is that it’s about a 10% pay cut and I’d be goin… more

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Does agency life ever get less stressful? I feel like I'm losing years off my life with my daily workload. I feel crazy and haven't been getting enough sleep or eating because there's just… more

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Anyone got intros for PR director position? I am looking for candidates for a PR director role. Great agency (B Corp) - remote for now. S dot Towers at bolywelch dot com

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❤️Pay it Forward: Drop a piece of advice or wisdom that has seriously helped you in Life or PR/Comms Career! Help another user and pay it forward. 👇

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Any opinions on KWT Global?

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Anyone working in health?

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Anyone work on the comms team at Twitter? What’s been the experience in-house there?

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Anyone transition from consumer PR to something other than Marketing? Really tired of the grind and want to to transfer my skills somewhere applicable but hitting a wall.

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How are people feeling about Weber Shandwick and/or DNA Communications these days?

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How soon is too soon to ask for a raise? I know the raises in this industry are usually pretty standardized, so wanted to hear some insight about this topic. Thanks!

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Edelman folks: what are the best and worst practice areas to work for right now and why?

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Which agencies ARE well staffed? Getting annoyed with the shenanigans at mine where we take on more work without hiring/replacing.

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Feeling hopeful for a job offer in the coming week(s). Would be my first entry to the ‘VP’ level, officially leading my own team and strategy without a CMO. Curious where I should begin with compe… more

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Thinking about taking an influencer diversity role at Marina Maher…anyone have thoughts on the company culture?

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Can someone provide insight on how easy or difficult it is to switch teams or job families @Google? From HR to Comns?

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Anyone work at ICR? Good, bad?

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Freelancers in the bowl: what tools do you use that are **economical** for things like media monitoring, list development? Or is it just Google Google Google?

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How do you all decide when it’s time to take on a new role at a different agency? I’ve been at my agency for 5 years (2nd since I started my career) and I’m debating a move. It’s not for money or for … more

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Anyone have thoughts on MSL (NY)? Considering a role but curious about work life balance, salary, and overall culture.

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Considering a mid-level consumer role at MMC (Marina Maher Communications). Anyone know anything about them? Good? Bad? Seems like they only have P&G really as a client?

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PR folks: How much “earned” do you think you could drum up without influencers? And am I crazy or do PR firms feel like glorified influencer agencies these days? [sterile corp comms people and DC gov… more

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Thoughts on working at Finn Partners (any location)? Was looking to move and heard good things.

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Hey Fish! Looking for a reco. Have a client in need of a PR shop with experience with pre-IPO companies and new publicly traded companies. Specifically with experience in investment-related influencer… more

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Does anyone work in internal communications? Do you like it? Is there work-life-balance? Any tips on how to get into this kind of role? What educational/experience background do you have? A lot of que… more

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Weighing two job offers but just started interviewing for my dream role/company. I’ll have to give an answer to the companies with current offers before the dream company is done with interviews. My c… more

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Need some advice: I feel like I can’t do anything right with this SVP. She criticises all my work and does it in front of other people. Im feeling so unmotivated as she’s the only one who I constantly… more

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Texas anti-abortion law: does the active / purposeful stance of so many companies on racial equity, social justice, transgender rights, and voting rights also extend to attempts by states to control w… more

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Hi all. I’ve been unemployed for nearly 6 months and losing hope. Does anyone have any tricks or experience that helped through something similar? I’ve got a good resume and 12 years of experience and… more

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Would getting a master's elevate my profile in any way? I've always wanted one but been told that its not valuable in comms or pr – its only worthwhile if I plan to teach. I'm 5 yrs into m… more

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Weber folks! At what point do you become eligible for a yearly bonus and how is your bonus determined? Any tie to billable hours?

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In this market, what should I be expecting/negotiating to make as an AE (one level about AAE) in nyc?

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Looking for a good freelance designer for some infographic or even an illustrator that can do some comic book like art to explain our brand and products. Dm me if you have any recs? Thanks

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What’s the read on BCW these days? See you have some interesting open roles.

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I’m currently an associate with an asian asset management company. I previously have been in pr agencies where work is fast paced and as an intern, i understood the intensity needed to work and consid… more

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I know Weber Shandwick offices are closed at least through the end of the year, but I joined during the pandemic and am curiou… more

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I’m a long time agency human and now going to the client side after 8 years. Anyone else done this, and is there any advise for going on the inside?

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Long time agency person, considering joining an in house crisis team at a global company. Wouldn’t be my first time doing crisis work but would be my first time doing exclusively crisis. Can any full-… more

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If I’m considering the move from agency to become the second person on the in-house comms team somewhere… then what types of questions should I be asking to know if I vibe with what would be my only o… more

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