Thank you LinkedIn for allowing me to witness the realization of my research and ideation by my former studio lead, who appears to prioritize executing others' concepts.
Is it ok to admit that I grew up thinking Yom Kippur was a Japanese holiday? From a small town.
I don’t like pumpkin anything. Pumpkin pie. Pumpkin seeds. Pumpkin spice lattes. No thanks.
Ogilvy Just hired someone who was fired from R/GA for severe misconduct, including misogyny and homophobia.... the head of the account is the persons former boss, so they are fully aware and hired the…
I’ve been with Walmart company since March and I want to switch teams already due to my manager lack of leadership skills. How should I approach this to my VP ? It is just not a good fit.. and I have …
I am experiencing anxiety attacks due to work-related stress, and it is affecting my performance and my personal life
Advice on how I should tell my manager that I am burnt out and want to be moved to a different agency in the network
There’s that sinking feeling when you find out that one of your best friends in the ad biz is also friendly with your biggest rival in the biz unknowingly.
I feel I’ve finally reached my last job in advertising. I’m not necessarily old. It’s just that I like the newer job I’m in so much. It’s so good for me that I feel anyplace else will be too painful c…
Before everyone tells me it’s a bad idea,… I know. But I’m still curious. Anyone here ever ask out a coworker and live to tell the tale?
Had dinner with friends last night who are all super successful. One just got a job as a CFO, another a big promotion. I’m sitting there as an underpaid ACD wondering if I’ll ever see 1/4 of the money they do. more
I’ve told everyone going to Cannes that I hope they bring home some Lions but the real truth is that I’m hoping the orcas bring down some yachts.
Lot of people hitting me up lately who want to work where I work. Not friends, people who find me on LI. I try to respond to their emails and look at their books and talk to them when I can, but when …
I shamefully crank the AC up in my apartment so I can wear cute sweaters for big zoom presentations
Are you a FBowl devil or angel? Please answer D if you’ve been issued a warning for what you’ve posted or replied. D+ for multiple offenses. A if you’re totally clean.
Got two “not a fit” after looking at my portfolio and a few no responses and starting to seriously question whether I’m even good
I’ve started dressing a little nicer - especially for summer. It kills me when people at work got me with the “oh what are you all dressed up for?!” Or “you going somewhere after work?!”
I can’t expla…
Who the heck from the Bronx is looking at my portfolio? The only person I know from there is Kool Moe Dee.
One of the many benefits I’m experiencing from cutting my drinking down by 90% is waking up and not having to look for dumb/antagonistic/silly/embarrassing posts and messages I made the night before.
I like my clients more than I like my coworkers
Getting tired about being gaslit from my manager whenever I bring up getting a raise. “Just look at the vacation days you get it! It basically balances out!”…why can’t I have vacation days AND a highe…
Love my agency, hate my partner. What do I do? (I’m a junior and we’ve been working together for a YEAR)
What’s the most creative lie you’ve ever gotten away with at work? No judgement allowed please
I don’t need a job “once things start opening up again,” I don’t need a job after I do another spec campaign, I need a job NOW.
I feel like your LinkedIn presence is beginning to outweigh the quality of your book. And I don’t like it.
Sick of feeling like I have to drag my partner forward to get good work 😮💨
Like I'm sorry it's an inconvenience for you
I feel bad that I kind of miss the ease of holidays during the height of Covid. When I just got to deliver gifts or food and not have to navigate the scheduling of a restaurant for multiple people to …
Anyone else just not happy? I’m not sad or depressed, I just haven’t felt genuine happiness in some time.
I’ve been trying to find new hobbies, been trying to date more, but I feel stuck - and frankly…
This wasn’t recent but recent enough that I still want to say it. I’ve spent years working and networking to get into a certain elitist “hard to get into” agency just so I can tell them to piss off ou…
I laughed at a Liberty Mutual commercial
NFL draft rooms are what I imagine Super Bowl war rooms are like at agencies. Sort of related- they probably all smell like fart too.
Getting my first round of botox tomorrow. Nervous an excited! I’m 38 so hoping it will help me last longer in the industry (I’m too young to be pushed out yet but thinking in the future)
Faking orgasms. That what I feel I’m doing most days in advertising. Whether a spontaneous overjoyed expression when CCO has a revelation that only weakens the idea. Or a long silent repeated nodding …