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I have interviews with LivePerson and Salesforce this week. Any past or current employees with advice?

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How do I get into tech? I’m a senior copywriter, have worked in Ecomm for ~7 years, now I’m in-house at a major company doing everything from social to TV. Few awards already, but looking to cash in a… more

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Hey there, can anyone share a great tech headhunter? Thanks!

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Looking to make the jump into a tech company as a CW. From LA/OC moving to the Bay. What’s a reasonable salary? 5 years experience as a bilingual CW.

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Anyone hiring for a seasoned content strategist/marketer? I am losing patience at my current tech co due to factors out of my control. I have about a decade of experience working agency side for globa… more

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How do FAANG creative salaries compare in Austin to NYC? The Austin info I found on Glassdoor was a wildly large range.

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If you could choose a title would you rather pick Head of Brand or Creative Director? If salary and responsibilities were the same.

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Have offsites started happening again for you guys? Trying to avoid a July one because I feel it’s too soon for me but curious if you’ve heard of companies planning those already...

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I’m beginning to think about starting my own agency, - I’ve seen a big need for in house design team support, primarily on the marketing side of the house. Would an embedded agency model be interesti… more

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Any essential reading out there on brand content marketing and strategy?

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What are exit interviews like at tech companies? Should I be honest or is that useless?

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Any advice on virtual whiteboarding exercise interviews?

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Apple senior writer salary range?

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Can anyone relate? When you’re trying to establish a process brand side with your leadership team or ask them for more context 😂

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What kind of work will I do at Google Brand Studio as a writer? Will I be making banner ads? Or doing higher level campaign work?

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What’s the extent of Google’s background check policy? In addition to the candidates, do they check partner agencies and employees working at those agencies that are assigned to Google projects?

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Who here has been interviewed or hired by Amazon for a marketing role? A recruiter just reached out to me on LinkedIn and it sounds like it could be intense, but worthwhile for professional growth.

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Does taking a role for a Head of Brand Design narrow my options for remaining a generalist later on?

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How common is it to get a signing bonus in tech. Does it depend on your level? If so, at what level?

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Curious what’s the salary range like for product designers in some of the well known digital agencies (work&co/instrument/basic etc) w big clients? Thinking about how it compares to in house tech … more

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Creative Lead salary?

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Hi fellow creatives! I’m looking for any and all kinds of creative people to participate in a research study! www.creativitystudy.com I’m a creativity researcher working on my dissertation on the psychology & neuroscience of creativity. I’m interested in understanding how different types of creative careers, side hustles, and artistic outlets relate to our emotions, mental health, & well-being. Ultimately to help build awareness, resources, & improve the lives of creative people. Please visit www.creativitystudy.com for more info!

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Is it unusual for CDs in tech to be ICs? Kinda tired of managing people but also don’t see a way out of it unless I wanna take more junior roles. Any thoughts?

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Hello! What are CDs making in-house in tech for base salary (SF)? I have a call tomorrow and looking to gauge 🙏 currently in-house but at ACD level

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I’m about to get promoted (yay!) and I’ve been give the opportunity to weigh in on my new title. My current title is “Director of Brand & Creative” and I manage 25-35 people across 5-6 offices wor… more

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When chatting compensation plan after my first full year, can I negotiate more? If so, how? Stocks are great and all, but I want more out of my base pay. I’m at Amazon BTW.

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I’ve got interview round 3 (of I believe 6) with a big tech company tomorrow and am wondering if there is any general advice the fine people in this bowl might have to offer.

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What are the best ways to find tech creative roles? I’m currently on the agency side and find it very confusing to find roles that mirror or fit my current agency role on the tech side. Any tips on ho… more

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I’m interviewing at Spotify right now. Anyone have first hand information on their work life balance?

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What do y’all do about underestimated RSU withholdings? First time vesting and have a $20k tax bill despite a very reasonable estimation for withholdings. Was shocked. 😶

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Is it lame to tell your dream company that they are your dream company if they call you up for an interview?

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How do I make the jump from agency world to tech as a copywriter? Are there any major differences in the roles?

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Is it typical for a pre-IPO company to have layoffs before going public? Or do you typically see layoffs after going public? Or no layoffs at all? Interviewing with a start-up that is looking to go pu… more

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What would you say is the shortest acceptable (wouldn’t raise questions) tenure in tech?

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how's is an employee's mental health viewed in bigger tech companies? i know taking mental health days is a pretty new concept for agencies (and honestly, i don't know if anyone actually d… more

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Has anybody worked with HRBPs on HR-related issues/mediation/etc within a team? Can you share what role they play and how? Thank you 🙏

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Any designers or ADs here make the jump from advertising/marketing to product? (and adjacently - from agency to in-house tech) Would love to hear about how you pivoted and any challenges/insights.

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I have an interview for Spotify’s NYC marketing team next week. Role requires 8 years experience and is within their ad division. What’s a reasonable salary to ask? $150K? I work in legacy tech now a… more

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Hello! I’m actively hiring talented illustrator-designers for 1 Visual Design role & 1 Brand Design role - both full-time, remote-friendly. Job links in the comments! The roles are @ Segment, a… more

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Hello! I’m new on this bowl 👋 I work at M1, a fintech startup in Chicago. I’m hiring copywriters for my team, anyone here interested or know someone who may be? I’ve already put out a couple offers … more

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