Advice, please!

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Hiring question, boss issue, office romance? You ask, we answer. NOT the place to ask about agency reputations.

Any advice for a jr. person in a different department looking into the possibility of moving into strategy? Is this even possible?

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Tips for writing a bio to sound credible without saying things like, “award winning art director”? I’m judging an award show, just need something short.

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At an agency, dream is to work at a tech company. Would love to deal with data/numbers and find ways to make the platform most efficient and scalable. Advice on how to build toward this dream?

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Leaders or exec team: how do you go about putting your department plan together for the year?

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Anyone know of companies with offices in NYC that require some travel to and from Europe? I know some marketing roles at Uber and Pfizer do.. anyone know of more?

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Is an Associate Director above or below an Account Director?

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Green comms/media planner here. So far, this job seems like it's 90% answering emails and tracking invoices. Is that really the extent of this role? Or am I missing something here?

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What advice would you give yourself if you could start over in advertising today?

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I’m considering seeing a career coach. Has anyone seen one before? Interested in your experience, was it helpful, and if you have any recos for one that was helpful to you.

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5 years of experience, Digital Media Supervisor is the next title for me Associate Media Director?

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Any thoughts on switching from Media planning into Paid social marketing? Considering the switch but worried about future growth of the industry and potential blocker for leadership position.

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I always hear from people “have you considered copywriting?” And recently “have you considered creative tech?” I’m an art director hybrid, tired of people assuming I only do visuals. Recent grad SOS.

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Would it be hard for me to go to an agency where I wanna do broadcast work without the experience? In below the line / retail right now but that’s my end goal. How do I set myself apart? Feeling lost.

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I’ve gotten to the final stage in interview process at 5 places now to be told no. First and second interviews at a bunch of other places too. Not sure what I could be doing better.

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I’m interested in Anomaly, can anyone give me some things to know about them? Or if I’m in the right direction? Average AE salary?

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I'm having trouble getting promoted. Many people tell me my designs are more senior level, I now throw my phone in my desk, and I'm more punctual but I'm not really sure how to wow them.

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My boss has a temper and will often blow up at people publicly. Is it out of place for me to express how disrespectful I think this is and how much it kills moral around the office? & How do I do it?

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When someone talks about a liquor client and mentions “Above the line work” what does that mean?

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Thinking of starting up my own Search/Social side hustle company. Any advice on how to get my first client or helpful tips in general? (Thanks in advanced)

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Thinking of moving to NYC in a year - 1.5 year. Honest thoughts and sentiments about Anomaly? Vibe? What is salary range for AE? Is there a relocation fee?

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