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Pre-COVID, or even now, which agencies did you consider to have good reputations/be going places? Where would you want to work?

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Starting to doubt if PR is right for me. I love my clients and the work I’m doing, but I find myself struggling with speaking up during client meetings and the little details that are important to pro… more

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Thoughts on client side vs agency? What are the biggest differences. For those that went client side, are you happier?

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Real talk: For all Asian Americans in the industry, what has been your honest experience? For me, I always feel like I end up getting bullied and am seen as weak, no matter how hard I assimilate or en… more

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PR and comms shops in Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area? Lay em on me.

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Newly laid off and considering going into consulting. Has anyone done it with a VC or PE firm? If so, I’d love to connect.

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Am I crazy for wanting to move to NYC right now? Feel like I'm going through a quarter life crisis. I know living in NYC is expensive, but I'm wondering if it's manageable for entry/junior… more

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anybody ever work for adecco?

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Anyone work at an agency that doesn’t recognize titles? How does it work? How do you foster growth, recognition and satisfaction? Pros/cons associated with prioritizing function over seniority? Woul… more

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How do you market your PR firm? Outside of doing great work and word of mouth what have you/your agency done to stand out?

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Who are the best recruiters in the New York area?

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Do you all respond to RFPs? If so, where / how do you find quality ones?

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Besides hiring a new actually talented creative director, how have earned PR peeps explained “mediability” to creatives? I feel like mine keeps giving us the most mediocre ideas then gets super defens… more

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I have an upcoming interview for an account position despite having no agency experience (only in-house and freelance/consultant). My experience in digital comms is what caught eyes, so I’ll be levera… more

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Has anyone’s agency developed a practice focused on social justice in the past couple months? Saw Praytell’s and was curious about if other agencies had too.

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How CD with digital and advertising background could be useful? What do you expect?

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I’m feeling like a lay-off is imminent for me. What are the telltale signs from those who have laid off employees or those who had to fire staff?

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Grateful to have work in the world of COVID, but after almost a decade in the agency world working for several big agencies, I know deep down I need to get out. Have been so close to landing multipl… more

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Is Porter Novelli done? I know it’s been a rotting apple for a while but closing SF office, closing Belgium and combining w other Omni agencies? Seems to be the end! I know their health offering is te… more

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Hey guys! I wanted to share #HoldThePRess which is an initiative, inspired by #PullUpForChange and 600 and Rising, holding the PR industry accountable for recruiting and cultivating Black talent at al… more

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I’m looking for a BIPOC-owned PR agency. Any recommendations?

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In-house people: how do you handle not getting what you need for PR efforts because other teams don’t understand the level of detail you need? Would also appreciate any advice on how to educate non-PR… more

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A friend of mine is asking for recommendations for a good crisis shop for a midsized NGO (so likely can’t afford crisis rates at a big agency). Anyone have any suggestions?

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Have a week, Omnicom.

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Real salary talk - share yours. Who I am: Caucasian, female Level: VP - 1.5 years in position. … more

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Going to be up front. I am an African American man who has found it severely difficult to find a job in PR. I was let go from my AAE level position 18 months ago and have interviewed at several firms … more

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I saw a listing for Mattio Communications. Anybody have insight on what their work culture is like?

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Are you advising clients to participate in the pull up for change movement on Instagram if they get called out? Why or why not?

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Anyone have any experience working with The Business Model Co? Looking for any and all thoughts on how much value you got out of them and if it's worth engaging

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Anyone hear any details about layoffs at BCW?

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Is anyone on a for-profit Board? How did you get on the Board?

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Ahh I’m drunk but I love my team

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Looking at PR jobs in Massachusetts and I'm not sure about salary range. Making $37,000 right now in NC and have been at the same company for two years since graduating college (haven't receiv… more

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Anyone previously work at H+K Canada? What was your experience like?

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Does anyone know what agencies pitched Budweiser besides Weber and Allison & Partners?

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For those that live on the East coast of the US, where are you going for short vacations? What beaches are open?

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Anyone know of any open positions in D/FW? 8 YOE on the agency side, masters degree in public administration. Looking to go client side to do Corp comms/public affairs. Any leads welcome!

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