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Have much have side hobbies or gigs contributed to your success at landing a job?

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What’s the word on Decoded?

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Has anyone freelanced with an account background? I’m curious what that looks like and the type of work you do. Is it kind of a consulting role?

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I'm an American and I have an interview with one of the agencies in Singapore. Anybody have any useful tips or commentary?

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How many hours are you working a week, and what city do you work in?

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I’m on a freelance project that’s a dumpster fire. I’m super stressed constantly and in a perpetual state of anxiety. I’m thinking to quit; if I did, should I give them notice of a week or so to find … more

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Hypothetical: you’ve done everything in your power since last review to set yourself up for a promotion/raise. You’ve killed it on projects, gotten consistent positive feedback from teammates and mana… more

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Has anyone started an agency while working at one?

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I need help running payroll through Quickbooks for my Scorp. Had to fire my accountant today. Any recos in California. It’s easy work just need someone qualified to handle it for me correctly.

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Did Havas lose the Camel biz?

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So graduated advertising in 2016 I’m quite creative & out of the box. But instead of working at it I starting traveling the world, worked abroad in different places but nothing to do with it. Now … more

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Just applied to le Truc / Publicis but heard some things… anyone know anything about it or the cco Andy Bird?

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Is it just me or does every project kickoff with no strategy or brief these days?

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To the account managers: When performance is down, do you ever feel personally at fault? I know a lot of it has to do with the market, what the client is selling, etc. but I always feel really depress… more

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Anyone else feel trapped in a perpetual cycle of bouncing around all the major holding companies with no real awards to show for it?

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Home Office overhaul.
I’m looking to redecorate/reorganize my working space. It’s a small room (7x9ft).
Looking for ideas (pinterest boards, references)
With 2 important things I need… more

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When the client lags to make a decision, makes the timeline super tight, asks you to work during a lot of the holiday break to make the deadline but also buys the idea you like and approves a SUPER hefty budget.

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Anyone behind some of the worst ads popping up on TV (Whopper, Whopper song, the John Cena Honda ad, etc.) want to share the behind the scenes stories of how they got made? No judgement, we've all… more

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My agency canceled their holiday party. Except we are actually very profitable. Except we are part of a holding company.

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Are there any notable agency rebrands that have happened over the last year (or even two)? Accenture Song comes to mind but are there others?

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Any recommendations for smaller VFX Houses that specialize specifically in real world car builds and car driving in CGI and in CGI environments?

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Anyone have examples of good :15s? Ones that don't feel like rushed cutdowns? looking for good examples for juniors.

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Flying to newyork on the 17th.
First time back in America as after almost half a decade of working abroad.
I've never seen the big city, so I would love to grab a coffee or beer of anyo… more

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Any advice on breaking into more broadcast work? Currently I have digital, social, shopper, and some video work, but I’d like to work more on broadcast and more 360 stuff. I’ve heard if you can show y… more

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What are your go to YouTube channels, subreddits, TikTok creators, etc that regularly report on cultural trends or sub cultures?

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Currently interviewing for a WPP Agency in NYC. Anyone have any insight on benefits, PTO, etc..?

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How’s Anomaly?

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Curious..anyone in search or social that’s in a senior role or manager role with the same agency they started with…how long did it take you to get promoted each time?

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Any word on Mediacom RTO? Heard about GroupM and Wavemaker but I haven’t received any notice or email and we’re a month away from it being implemented 😐 is the merger causing delays?

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Strategists - how long does it take you to write a brief?

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Just trying to make it to the holiday break

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Has anyone who works in advertising feel like you are less and less likely to people please as time goes on? Or the opposite

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who does the hiring at Mischief or Mojo Supermarket or Party Land or literally any shop doing the most creative work right now? It feels so gatekeepy. I want to throw my hat in the ring and network, b… more

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Could anyone provide recommendations for pr/ad agencies in the Boston area? I'm an account executive with two years of agency experience looking to move to Boston from Philly and would ideally lik… more

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There seems to be quite the debate of when the market will improve. Does anyone have an idea of when we can stop speculating?

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During Covid I bounced around a lot (had 3 jobs over 21 months) and was actually fired from my last job in December.

Happy to say that I’ve am celebrating a year in a stable role! The long… more

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