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Job scammers go as far as this:
posted a "job" on a site, sent a form, conducted an interview (complete with accent), informed me that the job offer will be sent via mail.
Mail received.
Red flags:
- plain white envelope
- logo on letter head too small (snipped)
- letter poorly written
- JD different from what is posted
MAJOR
- comes with with a $2800 check (payment for "trainings")!
Thank goodness I triple checked before I scan the check. Be aware, Be smart, Heartless people exist!





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This is the best example of successful advertising I've ever seen! It's also a cute story.

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What attracted everyone to the advertising field? I study PR in college and just kind of fell into advertising

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fav thing to do when you have downtime?

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How would everyone rank LinkedIn's recent ad campaign? They have been running a ton of these OTT spots and these new display ads. Are they effective in your opinion?

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what are assertive, yet respectful ways to tell your female boss she's micromanaging you?

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I've had six of these emails come in since I clocked in at 8... how many emails has everyone else received so far today?

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Does anyone use Pinterest advertising? What kind of results have you been seeing?

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What are acceptable and common salary ranges for Associate Strategy Directors and Strategy Directors in the UK?

Wasn’t expecting to spend my Saturday night on suicide watch.
My former company
Horizon Media laid me off last November after I told them I was dealing with some issues (pre-diabetes and sexual assault) without paying my severance! I spend around 700 CAD/month on daily medication for mental health and with no benefits I can’t afford living anymore.
I’m 48 and have been looking for a new job for 8 months and only got 2 interviews, life sucks.

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Is everyone ready to celebrate the 4th? It's not my favorite holiday but it does make advertising easy this time of year, just slap a flag on your ads and you're set lol.

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Nothing says desperation for employment like sub-consciously blowing a kiss to your application as you hit submit. 🫣🫠

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