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What should be in a message to send to a recruiter on LinkedIn? Should I talk about what I am currently doing or talk about why I want to apply to a post?

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Excluding agencies like W+K, BBDO, Droga..., why do recruiters and CDs ask questions like “what’s your goal as a human in life?” or “how would you change the world?” when they KNOW they just need an a… more

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Is there such a thing as the "advertising blacklist" of people not to hire? Is it a small group of recruiters who know each other real well? Or is it an Illuminati level secret?

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After an interview with a creative director, who do you have to send the “thank you” note to? The creative director, the agency recruiter who arranged the interview, the external recruiter who got you… more

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Hi there. I have an art director partner and we work really well together. We’re thinking about building a portfolio together. What are your thoughts on that?

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Hi! Question on hiring, After a day of interview with hiring manager, which apparently went well got reply back on Thank you note as well. But just saw the job post status as ‘promoted’ on LinkedIn fo… more

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Hello! I was wondering if someone can explain the difference between PM vs. PMM, and tips for non-PM/PMMs in making a transition to the industry. Are there preliminary skills I should acquire before a… more

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I know this is not the best time but I'm looking for an adv account/comms position in Houston. I relocated from Italy and have more than 10 years experience. Actually working as a FL. Thanks to a… more

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When considering relocation what’s the best way to get in touch with a recruiter in the location you’re looking to move to?

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How important are awards? At mid-level, do you only consider candidates that won metal? How about hiring talent from abroad? I could say that I have a good body of work, but just never got lucky with the award shows , and it starts to stress me out more and more

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How important is the required years of experience in the job description? Are candidates considered when they don’t meet this requirement?

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What’s it like in the world of creative job hunting right now? Been at my agency (large agency) for two years, promoted once, sold through an idea or two, but ready to work on something new. Wanted to… more

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Thoughts on this new recruitment campaign I've been seeing on LinkedIn? To my understanding, you add the fake company to your work experience, and then recruiters can search to find diverse talent

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What are some ways recruiters ensure that they are presenting diverse candidate pools? What are the limitations involved?

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How should an agency Chief Executive and Chief Client Officer best make the career transition into Executive Recruitment?

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Hi All, I worked for 4 months at some agency as a full time, due to personal reasons I had to leave that job. After a month I joined another agency where I’m currently working/furloughed. In resume I … more

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Should I be telling people I'm furloughed?

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I’m considering a relo to NYC in 2021. Will be second year in my career and NYC has always been my dream. What can I do now to prep? Looking to go Brand side or Tech. Any advice? Recos?

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Looking for some NYC recruiters. Who are some great people to reach out to?

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