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Hi hiring managers and recruiters. Curious how many applicants usually get pulled in for first round interviews / chats.

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I was let go for having covid for two months at a job that didn’t allow remote work (It was at a school) that then brought about further complications. I helped until they found someone to fill the ro… more

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Advice on gracefully declining an interview without burning bridges with a recruiter? I was submitted for something before I agreed to it.

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When a recruiter reaches out your work email for a potential new job 🤡

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How does one go about negotiating a late start date in a new role? Starting some interview processes now and hoping to be able to delay a start date until early Oct. I see this happen frequently enoug… more

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I recently started a new job and it in no way is panning out as it was made out to seem when I started and there are lots of red flags I’m just tolerating right now… for example, even pto and remote w… more

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Best way to get into freelancing?

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What’s the best way to ask if a job can be remote or at the very least hybrid? I live outside of a pretty major city, but I don’t want to have to commute every day. My current agency allows me to work… more

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A fin tech startup founder told me last Friday he was going to send me an offer letter via email. 8 hours later I reach out to the headhunter wondering where it is, and am told they needed to pump the… more

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Is it possible for recruiters to secretly listen in on teams interviews?

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Why do recruiters send a message that they have a position they think you’d be great for, then ask if you have the relevant category experience after you reply? My portfolio link is literally on the t… more

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Help! I recently applied for a position with my dream employer. I have several referrals from current employees but can’t seem to get the recruiter to respond (it’s been about a month). I’ve been told… more

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A headhunter reached out to me about an opportunity and sent my book to the agency and the agency now wants to chat. Just curious how many different books does a headhunter usually shares with the ag… more

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Is it poor taste to ask for a job description before having an introductory call? Your time is valuable (as is mine!) and I find recruiters often reach out about roles having not fully read my LinkedI… more

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I had a recruiter at company reach out asking basic questions and interest for a job and then said when she returned from vacation would set up a zoom call. Today I get a template rejection email. No … more

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Advice needed! I interviewed with my favorite company 3 months ago for a role I was interested in but had no experience. They were looking for someone with experience so they passed on me. The recruit… more

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What’s the best way to tell your manager/HR dept. that you are moving out of state and would like to keep your job via full time remote? Any advice is appreciated.

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What's the difference between entry level and associate level? I'm two years into my career and thinking of making a jump to a different industry. Would that be considered associate since I ha… more

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I’ve hit a wall! any recruiters/agencies/fellow fish looking for an experienced, awarded and published CD/ACD (design)? Book available on request! Thanks in advance. (I’m not perfect tho: I’ll need m… more

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Dear recruiters, what do you look for on Linkedin profiles to make you decide to contact people? I’ve done pretty solid work for my level but literally NEVER get contacted by any recruiter. 🤷🏼‍♂️

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From an HR perspective, which states are the most complex or “expensive” from a company’s standpoint if an employee wanted to move out of state to work remotely?

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Are there any recruiters for Assistant Account Executives? It’s hard to get started in this industry. I know some recent grads who would be great, but I don’t know which places are hiring AAEs

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Does anyone know of any Junior art direction position open or just a recruiter or recruitment agency I could reach out to speak with? I'm currently living in LA but willing to move depending on lo… more

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Does anyone know of any Junior art direction position open or just a recruiter or recruitment agency I could reach out to speak with? I'm currently living in LA but willing to move depending on lo… more

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Can one of you just hire me already? I’ll make you look really good…

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Recruiter I was talking to left the agency and I haven't been able to get ahold of anyone else at HR. Final interviews went well, received a verbal offer before they left. How long until the proce… more

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Please suggest me some recruitment case studies to prepare for an Interview.

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I am at the 2nd round of my interview for the Recruiter Position for a German Company in Germany. I want to ask what should I prepare for this interview and which situations could they give me to chec… more

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Hello! I know this is an advertising bowl but is there a bowl for recruiters in tech industry,

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Hello, I created a bowl for people interested in Paid media (social, search, ppc) Here's a link you can join through, if it doesn't work, just use the search bar for "Paid Media". … more

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I had a job interview recently where the hiring manager interrogated me for 30 minutes and didn’t leave any time for me to ask questions. It felt slightly disrespectful, but I’m not sure if that’s a l… more

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I got a 2nd job offer after formally accepting another (both start in 2.5 weeks). Job Offer 2 salary is a few grand more than Offer 1(already acceted) AND pays 100% of health/dental/vision premiums, w… more

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What is proper etiquette if you contact a recruiter about a position they’re looking to fill, but when they tell you more, you realize you don’t want to be considered? I don’t want to ghost.

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Is it bad to ask the recruiter during a screening call about the maximum salary for the role? I currently earn $110k as an AS in pharma, but know that the average for the same title in consumer settin… more

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Will pay a recruiter to look at my book/resume and offer advice. DM me please :)

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I just got an offer (woo!) and was planning on signing it tomorrow AM and giving my two weeks. Problem is two weeks from tomorrow is the 2nd. I have the 1st and the 2nd scheduled off as PTO. I alread… more

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How much does a vp, account director at an Omnicom Health Group earn? In nyc. Asking because the salary reports vary.

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I keep getting to the third or final round of interviews but have yet to land a new gig. What could I be doing to push myself over the hump? Feeling a little burnt out after having this happen twice t… more

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My company located in SF just made the decision to be a remote first company where everyone is remote with the office being a collaboration space only. I just started with the company 5 months ago and… more

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If I am moving to a new agency but with the same title, to how much salary bump can I negotiate?

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