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Checking in - how are you all holding up in this climate?

Has anyone pivoted from creative ops to marketing ops? If so, what steps did you take.


Hi! Interviewing for an Associate Director level. What is a good salary to ask for?

What else are they calling our role these days?! I'm seeing very few job postings for Resource Managers.

Anyone else in the unfortunate position of having to help plan layoffs lately? :(

Hi CRMs. Does anyone have recos on freelance Sr CW with Hair beauty experience? Can be anywhere in US. I've found some CD level, but out of our price range. Thank you!

Just got hired as a Creative Resource Coordinator - advice for the first few months? I’m coming off of 4 years in a different position within advertising so there will definitely be a learning curve. … more

Hi, I am considering a career pivot to creative resources/operations, but am wondering what I should do in order to break in.

Has anyone been asked to look into creative automation platforms? If so, any success with finding a good solution you would recommend?

Wunderman Thompson NY, how’s WLB, culture, learning/promotion opportunities?


Where do you all go to find UX people and Product designers?? I’m going nuts I need four people to start ASAP?! I will hire a staffing agency or tech recruiter at this point if I can find that’s any g… more

Salaries for Creative Operations Manager?

$80k / F / NY

Would love to get a sense of the average base rate. I feel like I’m getting paid below market rate and yet still expected to work above and beyond… more


I’m currently at a boutique agency where it’s just me and my boss doing RM for about 200+ people. I have been there for almost a year and have implemented some new processes that are starting to help … more

Is anyone else feeling like they are literally being asked to perform impossible miracles? It’s just like, people seem to think I’m hoarding Creatives…it’s getting very frustrating.


How's everyone doing in the current climate? Any companies with excess bandwidth anywhere, or is everyone strapped for talent?

Anyone here use the teamwork platform for resourcing & traffic? Super interested to hear your approach is to setting up ‘projects’ and in general, setting it all up for successful resourcing and t… more

People aren’t filling out their timesheets. When they do, it’s super behind. Any best practices for getting teams to track hours daily?


How many people do you manage? What’s your company’s ratio of Resource Manager to Talent?

If your agency wins a proportionally significant new account, what is a reasonable amount of time client should allow for staffing up and onboarding?
Follow up q… how strict is your agency about starti… more

Anyone have experience with the Resource Management Institute and their "RM Certification"? Does it apply to RM type work in agencies?


Anyone hiring at the Senior RM level?? I need a change!

Anyone know what the salary band for a senior resource manager is?

I have a question...are any of you, at a Resource Manager level, responsible for submitting awards at your agency?

Sorry to make a full post but...how do I join this bowl?

Just started at an agency in NY as a resource associate (entry level) but starting to be unsure about salary band...what’s the industry standard against how many years of experience you have ?

Based out of SF and noticing resource management opportunities are hard to find here - and if there’s openings, they want you to have 10+ years before you’re considered for a Silicon Valley tech giant… more

I’m getting into consulting but have no idea what a reasonable hourly rate would be for creative ops. Any suggestions?? I have 6+ yrs experience with Fortune 500 companies, working on the brand side a… more

Anyone have experience taking an RM role in a more corporate industry (i.e. consulting, tax, finance)?

I'm curious to see what else is out there and wondering if there are pros/cons (aside from the… more

Having an increasingly difficult time sitting in meeting after meeting about how to address employee burnout when I'm also working relentless 13 hour days and can't just ask for more help...


Is anyone experiencing a loss of staff because of the mental toll of this pandemic (parents and people to be everything to everyone while still maintaining work?) Even with company mental health progr… more


Favorite pro tip in Monday. com? (Or your own WOS)

What are you all trying to improve in your teams right now?


Has anyone ever made the transition to a people and culture role? My strengths and passions lean this way so I have been looking.

Has anyone had to take or require a “Resource Management Data Exercise” during an interview? Up for a dream job and trying to be as prepared as possible!

Any opportunities in the Bay Area? Where do you search and what titles do you use when you search?

I am currently responsible for all disciplines across the board not just creative or tech.


For the RMs in this group, curious to know: how many people are you responsible for supporting / allocating to projects?

What’s the latest and greatest for resource management tools? :)

Can anyone name some awesome freelance resource managers in NY? Looking to potentially engage someone for a 3 month period, with the possibility of a full time opportunity.


Hey 🐠. A buddy of mine is building up CR at a small-mid sized agency... what tools, resources, conferences would you recommend as must explore for someone who is leading and growing the dept?

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