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What’s your agency doing for end-of-year/holiday gifts?

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I hate leadership at these huge legacy agencies. What a joke.

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Which holding company agencies in NYC are worth working for if I want to produce portfolio worthy work with a passionate team and a CD who cares?

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Assume that the creative brief is quality and on point. What is the point of all these intermediate deliverables like "adlobs", "territories", "manifestos?"

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Legally speaking, can I work for an agency and be a partial owner of a social content creation business in another country?

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How much would do mid to senior level copywriters pull in Miami at shops like gut/david/community?

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Been in this industry almost 30 years. Confidently, I can say I NEVER backed down from a challenge. Day in, day out, I made the choice to sacrifice everything, including helping raise my family, to ma… more

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Recruiter: Do you have any kind of awards?

Me: No

Recruiter: It’d be a whole lot cooler if you did.

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It’s so demoralizing to work on scripts and then see them get skipped over in a deck without any feedback.

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Is Agency side or Brand side any more "recession proof" than the other?

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In case anyone needs to hear this: if a recruiter asks you what your current salary is and you don’t share it and they ask you why and tell you it’s so they have your best interests in mind, that’s ce… more

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Any good examples out there of stop motion with a more sophisticated tone? Thank you.

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What level/title should I be looking at on the brand side? Title is incorrect, just been promoted to account director.

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Switched from an advertising agency to a brand role about 6 months ago. In one of my first discussions with my manager, they said that goals aren’t overly important and they know how I will be progres… more

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What’s the layoff sitch across agencies? Hearing mums of some waves

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Any tips on transitioning from working in Account Services for 10+ years to something else? I'm sick of agency and Account Management life but not sure how to pivot at this point.

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Quick question about Mural! If I duplicate a Mural board into a room that isn’t mine, will the owner of that room get a notification?

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Having my first annual review, any advice
on how to go about it? is this the time and
place where I can ask for a pay raise? Are
pay raises/bonuses on annual reviews
negotiable?

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how do you know it’s time to leave the advertising / marketing industry and try something else? I feel like I’m at a standstill.

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How do I know if I’m good? If I’m creative? If my ideas are smart? A lot of my ideas and copy go through but there aren’t really strong writers I’m currently working alongside so it’s hard to tell. I … more

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Alright where has the best work life balance ?

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Just started at a new small agency. I feel so out of place. People literally sit to eat lunch at the other side of the table from me and are so standoffish. I uprooted my whole life left my best frien… more

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Ok so like not to doom and gloom things, but how bad is the job market gonna be after New Years?

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Have you ever given your AD/CW partner a holiday gift? What are the rules and what are gifts you’ve loved?

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How would you harden yourself to agency politics?

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Hilarious.

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I got my O1 visa and, given the current climate with the lay offs and recession and so, I'm thinking of freelancing for a while instead of looking for a full time. Could anyone give some guidance … more

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If you talk to an independent recruiter, but then the hiring agency recruiter reaches out, do you let the independent recruiter know?

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Thoughts on mentioning poker as a side hustle in an interview? I have a 5-month resume gap in which I played poker professionally to pay the bills while applying to other jobs. If they ask about the r… more

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How are you using data at your agency. I want to get a better understanding of the different uses of data. Are you using data from past campaigns to help shape future campaigns, analysing past campaig… more

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Why hasn’t Uber done any of its publicity stunts in recent years? Seems like Uber Ice cream was a constant until about 2017. They did the puppy and UberKitten delivery thing, offered charities free ri… more

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What’s goofier: spending $8 to be verified on twitter or spending $8 for a robot to make bad profile pictures of you

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Hey Sales Folks…CRM Tool Advice? We’re looking to onboard a CRM tool for biz dev, lead/pipeline management and partner tracking (not active clients). Any favorites? Dislikes?

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Which nyc agencies have new efficient processes/software? I’m tired of old agency model, corporate inefficiencies and dumb software.

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The house has fallen. I feel in my bones. I feel my bones. The eyes of the others and the silence on the calls. The shareholders demand growth. Growth continues. Continues. Continues. The host is gone… more

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Being placed on a Performance Improvement Plan. Has anyone ever been able to course correct from one? What questions should I be asking to manager in this process? I know reputation wise I’m likely co… more

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I’ve really tried with this spot. But whoever made the Old Navy “hashtag” sorry not sorry, please make it stop. Whoever is doing media, for the love of god, pull it. It needs to end. I can’t take it a… more

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Am I only one who cringes when I hear that “pop your p***y and shake your a$$ at old navy” TikTok? I don’t really think it’s funny. I get it’s making fun of advertising but I get so sick of hearing he… more

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I just saw a Chips Ahoy pre roll that said "When the playlist has no skips, but you want those chocolate chips. Chips Ahoy: Here For Happy". Huh????

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“Welp, after all the hubbub and hoopla, it turned out the shortest list of all was the list of agencies that didn’t the make an agency of the year shortlist“—Morgan Freeman

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