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Throughout your agency career how many people can say they’ve had a boss who was a person of color?

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Am I just getting old, or is this legitimately nauseating?

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Is it weird to keep award credits in your resume/book if you’re not showing that work as a portfolio piece?

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What are your favorite sponsorships / experiential activations?

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What was your first internship like?

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Anyone else sick of mediocre, highly privileged white women hijacking the diversity debate? This industry needs more people of color, people from blue collar backgrounds, people with disabilities. Not… more

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Is Greg Hahn more likely to be mistaken as Beck or Wes Anderson?

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Serious question: what is a verbal design director ?

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Creatives, what is your process look like for managing and keeping track of projects? Currently I’m in various stages of oversight in over a dozen and they’re always changing. Would love a consistent … more

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Found an org chart with my position as “eliminate” I am the only one in my dept highlighted. I am in house. The new org chart does not say this. Should I bring it up or just wait to collect unemployme… more

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Anyone at an agency they truly like willing to look at my book? Trying to break in somewhere more ambitious than where I’m currently at.

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Had anyone had success using the c0ff3e thing on LinkedIn? Like landed interviews/gigs?

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Have you experienced witnessing Karma in this Godforsaken industry? If so do tell...

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Any intel on Razorfish Health in NYC? My friend is applying for a PM role.

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Whoever came up with this idea is a genius.

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Any senior or ACD writers interested in a full time gig hit me up w your book. Looking for a partner.

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Anyone working somewhere that’s hiring Account Directors? Want a referral bonus? I have 10 years big agency, fully-integrated experience, I’ll work in just about anything but pharma, and I’ll move just about anywhere (currently in nyc).

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People are writing posts calling Stan Richards brave. How fucking dare you call that man “brave” after the way he himself spoke about his racist remarks in the interview to the Texas Monthly. I’m … more

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Just got a salary bump at my first job!!! I didn't think it would feel this good but it does

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Anyone know the comp range for a sr growth marketing analyst position?

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Show of hands- how many of you have found jobs from postings/connections you’ve made with fishies?

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Why this logo looks like a shattered clock that is almost half past nine? And is this part of Denmark’s & Co. ?

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How many times do you follow up for an update after a job interview before you give it up?

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How has your agency preserved company culture while the office has been closed and all employees are WFH?

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Any podcast recommendations? Something helpful for our work.

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Would love to start a running list of resources to help underrepresented creative talent gain exposure and opportunities in the field of advertising. If you know of any great resources, talent lists… more

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Are there any good agencies in Raleigh or Charleston?

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Anyone know the comp range for a Research Manager, Advertising Measurement at Spotify? Also, any interview tips?

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Any good agencies in St Louis?

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Do you own a Lovesac City Sac? Or a Cordaroy's Full Size bean bag? If so, do you like it? Am lookong for a non-toxic/ecofriendly bean bag option. Suggestions? 🙏🏼 Would be a great WFH chair.

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What’s the threshold of overkill for the number of people you think a candidate should meet with? Over 2.5 mos, I’ve met with 8 people, not including 6+ calls with the SVP in prep, checking in, etc. … more

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Sketchy at best, but with a $15 minimum wage in LA I’m pretty sure it’s also illegal 😯.

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Anybody else feel gross working in paid social right now? So many social media platforms (FB, IG, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc) are either so grossly complicit over Trump’s hate speech, white supremacy, and… more

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Unemployed currently, applied for a position at a small market agency a month ago. Just got an email saying they chosen their candidate. My experience is in a major market. What gives?! Not even a cal… more

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Can someone help me out with a pep talk to quit a toxic job? It’s for a small team that I’ve worked with for a few years, but it’s gotten increasingly stressful and toxic and I finally have the financ… more

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“Key Collaborations, sponsored by Microsoft Teams, the official collaboration partner of the NFL” 🤢🤢🤢🤢 C’mon nobody thought “let’s give a copywriter a chance to come up with something a bit more … more

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How’s working on tobacco products?

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How’s Colle Mcvoy?

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