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Heard there were more layoffs at DDB. What accounts are left there?


How’s Leo right now?

I know there's been a bunch of layoffs, but does anyone know if there are good, promising agencies hiring midlevel CW? Highdive? Quality meats? DDB?

Anyone looking for a writer for occasional/one-off projects? Looking for some side income but can’t commit to a ton of freelance work.

Been in advertising for 3 years. Looking for other copywriting opportunities in Chicago.

What are some cool, fun agencies in Chicago with good brands and good work?

Has anyone heard what life is like at Morning Walk?

Best Chicago-based agencies that produce TikTok content?

Anybody here live near-ish to Wicker Park and have a reliable dogsitter? Ideally I could leave my dog at the dogsitter's house when I go out of town. I have a 10 year-old staffordshire terrier. No… more

Do you call it Sears or Willis Tower? I promise there's no wrong answer 👀

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Hello all! I'm looking for an art director partner in Chicago to help me out with a pro bono project for my portfolio. If you are interested or know anyone who would be, feel free to message me!

What's something you wish someone would've told you about working in advertising? Would you still choose this career knowing all that you know now? If not this, then what?


Is anyone here between jobs at the moment? What are you doing to pass the time and cope? I'm feeling burned out from job searching, so I figured I should probably have some distractions so I don&#… more


How’re things over at BBDO? Left FCB a year ago for a small agency that I like with a great team and work life balance but missing the opportunities of a big agency.

What's the biggest challenge/stress factor that you deal with at work? Could there be any actual solutions or is it just part of the job?

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Any open Starcom planning roles for the Lego account??

Leo Burnett vs DDB?

Thoughts on resume length? How many years of experience should you have before you expand to 2 pages?

I always hear bad things about all the holding companies. Is there such a thing as an agency under a holding company umbrella that doesn’t totally suck eggs?


What’s the vibe at Digitas these days?

Do you work at an agency or in house? Why did you pick one over the other? Do you plan to transition at some point?


Hi, I'm moving to Chicago soon and I'm still trying to figure things out. Do you have a car? I'm considering getting rid of mine and saving myself the headache. How's life without one,… more

What is your favorite show or movie set in Chicago? Ferris Bueller's Day Off obviously gets a mention 😎🚗

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Is this what they do when they can’t sell out immediately anymore?

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Got hired after being unemployed for 7 months at a big agency now I am being let go again after only a month and a half on the job. Why does the universe hate me? If anyone can help with leads in digi… more


Do any of you work on any side projects or freelance on the side? What do you do and how do you find the time/energy for it, especially if you have a family? I'd like to step off the gas a bit at work and invest more time into myself

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Best in-house agencies in Chicago in terms of salary, creative/quality of work, quality of life. Even better if they're looking for writers.✨


Any thoughts on Betty (formerly periscope)? Thinking about applying for a job there but wanted to hear about their rep

How's DDB doing?


What’re the odds you’re reading this and also happen to work at Quality Meats? If so, please comment so I can get your eyeballs on my book


What are the big agencies in town: Leo, Havas, FCB, Digitas, DDB, BBDO, Dentsu, VML, OKRP, Highdive and? This is supposed to be such a big advertising town, but you only hear about a small number of a… more

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Why didn’t Leo Burnett Chicago win anything this year? What happened? I thought their Tillamook stuff was nice. But I don’t know what else they would have submitted.


Curious to know thoughts about D3-Pepsi's in house agency. Thank you!


Curious to know what you think about Realm Agency? Anyone work there or know friends who have?

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