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Recruiters: for junior roles that disclose compensation up front, is there ANY negotiation after an offer? Have you ever rescinded an offer bc of negotiation?

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I’ve been actively interviewing with this agency. They seem super interested but now they’re dragging their feet. Something tells me they just want to source more candidates and wait. It’s honestly ma… more

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Does it come off as arrogant when a candidate is transparent about their interviewing timeline with other agencies?

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Given the option of (A) running a small-mid size recruiting dept in a smaller agency, or (B) recruiting client-side / in-house marketing department — which would be preferred, and why?

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What is it like talking to an external recruiter who reached out? Is it like a normal interview or more casual? First time - help! I’m not actively looking but want to keep a good relationship in case… more

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My manager put me on development plan under the HR supervision, he confirmed that it’s not a performance plan but failure in fulfilling development plan can lead to probation/performance plan and my j… more

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Am I ok to submit a PDF resume with different columns, formatting, etc.? It's completely clear and legible to a human, I just don't know if the system has trouble reading it and if it's be… more

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A recruiter just reached out to me on LinkedIn about setting up a time to talk. I just started my job but am always open to talking an connecting with recruiters. Is it appropriate to take the call ev… more

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Just interviewed for a role and was told the hiring process is slow, expect multiple interviews and in average 1-1.5 months and can’t fast track. Whyyy??? It seems so silly and ridiculous given the ma… more

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That feeling when you get an offer for a full time job… but: 1) they change it from W-2 to 1099 2) they won’t provide a job description 3) they don’t offer health insurance 4) BYO hardware and softwar… more

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We interviewed many candidates for the position of Product Manager, we selected the final candidate for this position and he said that his time of the notice period is 90 days. We waited for him for 9… more

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Is it impossible to work for agencies in overseas remotely? I’m currently out of the state and I’ve talked to some recruiters in the US and they all said to reach them out when I come back to the stat… more

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What are the legalities/ethics involved when you hear your agency is interviewing someone that you know is completely incompetent and jeopardized projects at your old agency? I’m not involved in the h… more

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Before interviewing for an entry level role at a well known agency, the recruiter mentioned the salary in case it is a non-starter. It’s 10% lower than current TC… is there usually wiggle room here?… more

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What are the cons of moving to Sourcing and Procurement at client side from Media agency side? Both are on same mid level positions.

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I'm out of the country right now but applying to the US with plans to return. Would it help my odds if I moved back sooner?

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Recruiters, is it frowned upon for candidates to reach out to you on DM on Linkedin? Or does it show that they’re more interested than just submitting an application?

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I have recently received an offer to join the recruiting team at Horizon Media. Could anyone share thoughts about culture in co… more

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Why would they keep you freelancing for months, or even a year, and you’re handling/overseeing big projects, but you can’t get to talk to them (recruiters/hiring managers) to discuss full time? They j… more

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I’m interested in going freelance and wondered if any recruiters would look at my book and suggest what I should be charging as a day rate? London based. Will send book on request.

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What’s more important - working on a well known brand or title? I have the opportunity for promotion but would mean smaller brands.

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1. as an HR exec in advertising, why do you even sign on to promote this employment slavery? 🤷 2. who’s accepting these incredibly low paying roles? 🧐 3. If this is a TOP and WELL KNOWN office.. why are they paying pennies? 💰

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I've been through final interviews 6x now and each time they've picked the candidate with "more experience." The only feedback I ever get is "they had more years of experience.&… more

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My nerves got the best of me. I’ve been interviewing to land an entry-level agency role for a few months now & have had dozens of interviews w/o issues. I was interviewing for a role at an ag… more

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What do you think is the biggest mistake job hunters make these days?

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Question about the disability section on job applications. I go back and forth on whether to put “yes” even though the condition I have (Crohn’s) is specifically called out. I don’t see myself as havi… more

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Started a new job in recruitment half a year ago and I’m absolutely dreading my time thus far. My team is incredibly detached from each other and I get nitpicked for the stupidest of reasons (like why… more

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What’s the best way to manage expectations with a recruiter/hiring manager about the time you are able to commit to each interview process? It’s a hot market so I am exploring about 7 opps right now, … more

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Recruiters, when looking at a portfolio site, how long do you need to tell whether you like their style or not? Do you do a deep dive, or bounce around quickly?

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Need advice. Interviewed four times. Did a copy test. Every interview went super well. Last round was last Tuesday. Haven’t heard a peep since. Sent a follow up email Friday. Nothing. I really want th… more

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Why do agencies prefer to hire freelancers on payroll/W2 vs 1099/true freelance?

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Anyone have tips for a PR/comms person looking to transition into the advertising world? I feel like it’s similar but I want to find out what I don’t know.

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How do you politely turn down moving forward through the interview process? I spoke with a recruiter the other day for an agency that sounded promising, but it’s not an account/sector I would be inter… more

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Had a few interviews with HR, hiring manager and the rest of the team. Interviews were all back to back but it’s been a few weeks since then. I’ve already followed up and the time they said they’d get… more

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Are we expecting a lot of new job opening this September?

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Would excellent references help me secure the job? Or the decision has been made before getting into reference check.

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during an initial phone call interview with a recruiter, she asked me what salary i’d like and in a moment of panic i requested a salary about 5-7k lower than what i’d like. Is there anyway back from … more

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What’s the best way for a candidate to negotiate salary?

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How creative does a CV from a Creative have to be? Everything I’ve ever learned about writing/layouting of resumes is still from the time I worked in Marketing. Now I’m a bit lost in how ‘special’-loo… more

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