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Question for someone in an HR or Ops role: is accrual of years for 401K vesting typically tracked against your month of start date or actual start date anniversary?

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I've seen signs of prospective clients hiring recruiters, only to not bring on any of the talent that the recruiters send in. Is this a common problem for "growing teams," or is market weird?

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How bad does it look if you leave a job after 4 months?

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Is a beefed up LinkedIn Profile really needed? Are recruiters looking for pages w/ a lot shared articles, connections & recommendations or is it just a nice plus up & the bare minimum will suffice?

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I have been approached by a recruiter should I tell them that I am relocating to another state.Or keep quiet and hope they will allow me to work from the office in the state I am moving to.

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Considering a move from LA to London. Does not coming with a partner hurt my chances or is it common for London shops to hire solo CDs?

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Do recruiters ever reply to any of these threads

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Any NYC agencies looking for an Senior Graphic Designer?

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Anyone know of mediacom does drug testing pre employment (or otherwise)?

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Hi! Are witty subject lines really key to opening emails from people you don’t know looking for jobs? Or is there something else that gets you to open one email over another?

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Anyone have any advice on moving from an agency Business Development role to one client/vendor side particularly at Disney etc.? How transferable are skills, how different are the roles?

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Any Chicago agencies looking for an AD?

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Hey recruiters. Mid level art director looking for their next opportunity in the LA market!

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My second job prospect in 6 months that fizzled bc they’re suddenly looking for women only. I’m all for more diversity and inclusion in adland, but isn’t that also gender discrimination and illegal?

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How long does a raise negotiation usually take?

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What’s the best way to reach out for job opportunities if you don’t have any connections?

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Is ux design something that can move in house?

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Hi,hi! I paused my media career for a year to pursue work as a personal trainer. I’m more ready than ever to get back into the agency or creative world. How should I best present my time off?

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