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Seriously struggling with continuing to work in advertising, so much stress and screaming anxiety. I used to love it, but don’t want to do it for the next 30+years of my life. Any success stories of … more

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Come on Havas…these rates…

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Is there a real need for agencies anymore? It made sense in the fifties/sixties when brands needed one or two big tv campaigns a year, but now for most brands, that consistent content is necessary, wh… more

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What is the typical % change in salary moving from NYC to Amsterdam? I’m currently on $175k and getting offers in Amsterdam for Strategy Director roles at eur 100K. Seems insanely low?

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What’s the word on Tombras? Getting good? Making stuff? Billy goat’s gruff? Please stick to billy goat’s gruff answers only.

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What boxes do you look to check when evaluating good creative ideas: is it on-strategy? is it distinct? does it compel the audience to do something, etc. What else?

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Hello everyone, 🙌 me and my wife are looking for private room in Portland for 2-3 month. We are Designers and Art Directors. Quite, very clean, easy going, love cooking and sharing. If anybody'… more

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This is a PSA to all art directors pulling swipe and making comps: use the stacking function on your desktop. Life changing. Have a nice day.

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What’s it mean when your partner gets a promotion and you don’t?

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“We don’t want to create spin” - clients who LOVE to create spin

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I have a question - why do some hiring managers require a sample project, even from candidates with 10 years of experience in that particular vertical and a portfolio?

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Ah the old bait and switch. Back on the job hunt for senior designer roles — my DMs are open

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What’s going on over at 72 New York these days? Anything???

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I’ve been wanting to move abroad for a while now. Does anyone have any advice trying to land a job as an AD in cities like London, Amsterdam, Sydney, Melbourne?

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What’s a campaign that won tons of awards and also had a dramatic impact on sales or business objectives?

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Thoughts on landing pages for creative books/portfolios? Interesting or does it get in the way of seeing the work??

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Real talk. Do the salaries you get Brand Side make it difficult to move back to Advertising?

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What happened to BBDO? Many years ago they were on top of the world creatively. Better than when Goodby were in their prime. Better than W+K at some stage. But why the sudden descend? Is it free falli… more

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Currently developing stomach ulcers at my current gig and need to leave. Anyone hiring ADs in NYC or remote?

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Do you think your agency will have an in-person holiday party this year?

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Ever had an interview and knew within a few minutes it wouldn’t be a fit? Just had one of these and i need a drink

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That feeling when you look at the end result and realize the client has sucked the soul out of your idea.

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It's 2021, advertising changed dramatically over the last years. Tell me, what are the things you love about working in advertising? Or do you think it's not worth it anymore?

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After __ years with ___________ I'm proud to announce that I'll be continuing my journey with _______________ as their _______________.

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Does your agency do exit interviews, or just tell people they’ll get a survey/call and never actually send/ schedule it? If yours does, have you seen any adjustments to fix the causes of the hemorrhag… more

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How do you navigate working with someone who consistently doesn’t pull their weight on a project & are regularly unavailable or you waste time chasing them down for things? And consequently couldn… more

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Does your agency do anything materially differently than other agencies? For all we push our clients to be brave and differentiated, it sure seems like agency leaders are remarkably resistant to imple… more

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What are some budget-friendly production houses you liked for comedy?

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What are the legalities and tax rules on working with a client which is a foreign company? For example, I want to work with a Digital company in Asia who wants to provide their services or products to… more

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Anyone at Omnicom know what maternity leave looks like for employees who have been there under a year?

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So a branded stunt, based on a commercial for another brand, co-opting it’s look and feel, that ISN’T a partnership with the brand whose creative you’re ripping off? What are we doing here.

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If holding company is to give you stock. What would you specifically do with it?

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Help: what does RTB stand for?

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Does anyone know anything about Opus or MAS Event + Design?

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Does R/GA Portland do any decent brand work or is it mostly social posts and product/UX work?

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New Yorkers without children: how much do you spend per month, not including rent?

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It’s been 3 weeks since the interview and I’ve heard nothing. Good or bad sign?

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