Has anyone noticed fewer job openings for writers and creative roles? Is this a sign of a slow job market or is AI taking over these roles?
I've been applying to jobs and receiving rejections. I want to run my resume through an ATS. I'd really appreciate it if someone is willing to run it through an ATS .
I have heard advice to create an ATS, word doc friendly resumw e and I’ve also heard advice to showcase creativity in resume that shows personality. I’ve tried both methods, and I am not receiving fe… more
If you freelanced somewhere for a year and were paid on a w2, was I technically a full time employee ? I ask because I need to beef up my resume a bit more with full time gigs (according to some less … more
Is it a red flag for employers if my resume shows I have been working several jobs at the same time? Since I have been working remotely I have been working two or three jobs to maximize my income but … more
Is there anyone that works at VMLY&R? I'm planning on applying for the art direction internship at the NYC office. If anyone can give me a referral, it would be highly helpful with my appli… more
What’s the polite but firm way to keep on top of a recruiter who has been dragging their feet / pushing off a promised interview? Been emailing back and forth on a job I’ve been interested in and it f… more
I'm reaching out today because I'm currently on the lookout for referrals for a Marketing Analyst role. I've got 2 years of experience as an Analyst in the Telecom industry and I'm currently pu… more
What do employers value more, education or experience? I don't have a formal college degree but I have managed social media accounts as a freelancer for over three years. Can my experience replace… more
Is it a common HR practice to present a 3-Month part-time temporary offer to start for a full-time management role? If so, why?
I want to believe it's for the safety best interest of the company be… more
Hello I'm looking for a creative internship for the summer in the advertising industry, preferably in an agency. I have three years of experience and currently pursuing my masters degree at SCAD.
I want to kno… more
Simultaneously an indie recruiter and a new hire reached out to me about applying for a position at an agency. The agency reached back out but I haven’t heard back from the recruiter in over a week an… more
I've seen a few posts from LinkedIn "influencers" saying that having "skills" on your resume is no longer needed. How accurate is that?
How long should my resume be? The standard was two pages when I was in college but I'm hearing it should be just one page in length now but yesterday someone told me it could be three or four page… more
Can anyone point me to what an ats friendly freelancers resume looks like? I’m getting conflicting answers from googling it.
For job applications, I noticed some listings require you to manually fill out your work experience but also still attach a hard copy of your resume. Should this be a direct copy/paste of the resume? … more
Can anyone recommend a resume writing service or expert? Trying to get my resume more ats friendly after testing showed very low results.
It seems to be common for case studies/presentations to be apart of the interview process. Why does there seem to be such a disconnect between the company saying “spend 1-2 hours on this” when the wor… more
How can I tactfully explain a nearly two-year gap on my resume? I've been out of the workforce because of personal reasons I would prefer not to discuss with my recruiter or future employer.
I have never related to anything more in my life.
Hello! I wanted to ask recruiters, what is a big turn-off in someone's portfolio website? Aside from bad work and papyrus. I'm a designer who got laid off from an agency a while back and has b… more
We are searching for an entry level Automation Technician willing to travel up to 60% covering the United States. An Associate’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical engineering is required and experien… more
We are looking for a effective Payroll Clerk to assist in all activities regarding the management of employee compensation in the company. You will undertake a variety of tasks such as entering payroll information, calculating wag… more
Are there any recruiters here from The Coca-Cola Company? It seems like it's taking forever to land a position in this market. I need help with a remote position in the US.
Hi! I'm an insights director who recently started freelancing. I've built a tool that pulls conversations, content, and engagements from social media and online sources, including TikTok, Instagram, Twitt… more
Every Insights job I’m interested in needs experience running research. I’ve primarily worked with the research outputs and not created/run the surveys myself. I would love to expand my knowledge in t… more
Is 56k - 98k a respectable range for a digital program manager role in response to a salary expectation request.
Request was made during the hiring manager interview and requested I respond via email.
Asking for someone else:
When do agencies start reaching out to intern applicants for the summer?
Hi all! I'm an ACD, Copy and have been in the digital marketing game for 7 years. I'm looking for a opportunity in this same or similar role.
To be candid, my client at my current agency leaves next month, so I'm ver… more
Hey everyone. I've been in the industry for about a year, in the same agency that I started out in. As a Junior Copywriter looking for a new gig, I'd really love some advice, and some opportunities.
I help run a boutique creative studio specializing in animation (2D/3D), motion graphics, and VFX in Los Angeles. Any advice on how to do a cold reachout to an ad agency recruiter in hopes of becoming… more
When is it time for me to throw in the towel and start lowering my expectations? I've been searching for a remote role that pays at least $65,000, with decent benefits. These expectations don'… more
I was recently let go from my job after less than a year. I previously worked at ad agencies and this role was much more senior, and I couldn’t do the job. What is the right way to position this in in… more
My company has a referral program and some roles have the TA responsible for the role. Can I share their email to the people I’m referring ?
I still only see around 10% of job postings that list salary (as required in NYC). How are recruiters getting around this? How do you feel at night when you are breaking the law?
Hello recruiters, My question is, do you need to tell the organization you’re applying for that you’re pregnant if it’s just the start of pregnancy?
What policies do companies generally have regarding … more