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So… I saw it. I saw White privilege at work… (continues in the comments)

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Can anyone suggest a resume writer/ resume doctor who is comfortable work in the advertising space? I'm doing an overhaul and need some help finessing certain areas. Previous advertising resume ex… more

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Anyone have any contacts in California? I'm looking to relocate to California and wanted to get a jump on my plans of finding a new position.

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Has anyone ever worked at Translation (Steve Stoute's ad agency)? I'm looking for relevant reviews/feedback. They reached out on LinkedIn for a role and I wanted to get insight on how the were… more

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BuckheadStaffing.com is a black owned job board that advocates for us to hiring managers.

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How is everyone feeling about their company’s handling of Juneteenth?

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Are folks working on Friday? 👀

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Recruiter reached out from Accenture for Customer Experience Manager @ Accenture Interactive. Anyone familiar with the org/role type? “As a Manager in our Content organization, you will help to pac… more

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Have POC in advertising benefited from the 100% work from the home policy during COVID19?

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Is there a reason why the AdColor Futures application requires creatives to submit their portfolio via a pdf file? No website or url links are allowed. I think it makes the process way more tedious th… more

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Talk? Support? …I reached out to a Black someone who offered in a post here to be a voice for those quieted from expressing thoughts re DEI. I felt as if there was a target on my back, seeking supppor… more

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Hiya! Hiring a bunch of positions at MediaMonks: Producers - digital and film Account Manager Account Coordinator Trafficking Manager Pleaaase message me, we’re trying to fill these spots ASAP and… more

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Since COVID I have been actively recruited by several agencies. While being sought out for your experience and reputation is complimentary, what isn't is being ghosted by senior leadership on conf… more

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For the naturalistas out there - do you choose to wear your hair out curly or straighten it for work?

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ADVERTISINGS ANNUAL REVIEW One week from today several companies posted a slew of black squares. Many of these companies followed up with promises of change for the BIPOC community.

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Have you ever realllly danced when out with coworkers or do you stick to a simple sway at the office party?

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Is your agency doing something for Juneteenth this year? If so, what?

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Just saw our Black head of creative rock elekes (Yoruba/Santeria religious beads) and braids during an all-agency and I’m feeling like this all may be worth it. Two things I’ve never seen before.

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We’re going back to the office in July and all I have are thot clothes. What are some essential pieces I can buy? What does your work wardrobe look like?

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I just graduated ad school (art direction) and need some advice... Any thoughts on Goodby vs Venables (assume pay is the same, I don’t want this to be about the $)? I love both agencies and am very to… more

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Long sigh... are you serious

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I’m at the delicate age where I have no illusions about this business (and life) but still feels that mediocre and dialing it in (dialing it in every damn day that is) is acceptable. ie I’m not compl… more

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So we’re not going to talk about Mayo-Man? Or did I miss that conversation already

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Is there really any way for corporate brands to get Juneteenth-centered ad ideas right beyond a major contribution to causes or non-profits benefiting Black people? What else could they say or do th… more

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I have a very good job offer to do what my career passion is. I start in 2 weeks, but my current job just created a position for me to do the same thing so that I don’t leave. Is there any good way to… more

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BURRELL COMMUNICATIONS IS LOOKING FOR: Copywriters and Art Directors. Junior to Midlevel. Work on National accounts. Great mentors standing by. We have 4 positions available. Right this moment. Contac… more

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Got told to combine the Tulsa Massacre's 100th anniversary with Juneteenth for a project because "they're both basically the same, right?"

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When someone in another department, who is a subordinate to you, commits an obvious racial mirco aggression against you, and their superiors are all white and were on copy and didn't notice - do … more

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Does remote work increase diversity? Why or why not?

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Floyd verdict is in at 5pm ET. What’s the feeling in your agency. Are people talking about this? Avoiding it?

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In all the work I’ve done this new Snr. PM comes in minimizing my Black Female voice & basically pushing me in an assistant role. I spoke to my boss & was getting gaslighted. In any case right… more

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This for the black women... Do you think that things have been hard for you get your foot in the door/ get jobs?

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