So there’s this analyst. She’s new, she’s smart enough, and she’s very creative. Her direct manager is out on maternity leave, and didn’t leave anyone in charge of her. In theory she should be cont

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Creative Director to VP Creative Director. Making 210k now, big holding agency. What should I expect/ask for in terms of money and benefits?

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Any creative ideas on how to take advantage of flexible 401K loans? Any investment ideas for these ‘no-interest’ loans?

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For anyone looking to relocate, LaneTerralever, an agency in Phoenix is looking to hire an AD and copywriter. Can be a team or solo. Solid creative team there. Unlimited PTO & pretty good benefits.

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I’m doing a talk on diversity in advertising. Hit me up with your thoughts and benefits of having a diverse creative staff. Specific examples are a plus. I’d love to include examples (POC, LGBTQ, etc)

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Experience with having a creative partner of the opposite sex? Yes, yes I know it’s 2018 and all that — I’ve just never been in the position and am curious. Any pitfalls to watch out for? Benefits? 🤷‍♂️

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What are the benefits of starting at a small agency vs a large agency when you’re a junior? Is it worth having fewer creative people to work with?

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Just looked thru my benefits paperwork and found salary info on two creative directors-one male, one female. They’re paid different salaries even though their experience is the same. I’m so pissed.

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Creative Director in NY! Salary? Benefits?

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What does the process look like when applying to a job in a different country for a senior creative? Do they fly you there to talk or is it all by phone? If job is taken, are relo benefits standard?

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What’s the scoop on carrot creative? Recruiter trying to woo me . the $$ is low but he claims awesome benefits. Glassdoor reviews don’t sound to hot. 2nd opinion anyone?

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What are the benefits of the “VP” title i.e. VP Creative Director?

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What are your most creative ways to maximize benefits of expenses without being unethical/fraudulent?

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Mama 🐟, how was your maternity leave? We're trying to conceive and I have all sorts of anxiety about being pregnant at work, feeling exhausted and not being able to keep up, my all male creative team being awkward about my belly, etc. there is not a single soul who looks pregnant at work and I'm excited about being a parent but terrified of the work implications.

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Fellow creatives: we all have our "real" creative passions. If salaries and benefits weren't a factor, what brand-free art would you be making right now?

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Negotiating an offer for a job I really want to take. But the health insurance is lacking, causing a 13k gap in compensation. Are there creative ways to make up for this diff other than base pay?

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Biggest challenges / benefits in moving from creative agency to PR agency in a strategy role?

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So, Trump is giving corporations a 20% tax break and is taking away the tax benefit of contributing to your 401k. So he effectively took our money and gave it to corporations. Take that middle class.

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I’m expecting a job offer tomorrow and they let me know today that they have no 401k matching program (?????). Is it greedy for me to bump up my salary expectation $2-3k to make up for it?

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Finished paying off my student loans!! It's like I got an 18% raise. It's a shame I'm not exactly sure what to do with 💲. I don't want to fall into the trap of earn more=spend more. Max 401K? house?

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BAH: did anyone get their 401k match yet? I am not eligible for the match since I started in May?

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Does Axtria offer pregnancy benefits. California if it matters.

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For those that stayed for 5 years or more- does the 401k matching really start to add up to more than you think? I’ve been here a year with no matching, which was bummed had to wait that long.

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What’s the ideal asset portfolio mix at 40? I gave a shot at it, what did I miss? 40% - 401k 10% - 529 plan (kids college funds) 30% - Investment or rental properties 10% - Brokerage account 10% - Gold or it’s equivalent ETFs

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I have 800 deductible on my health insurance, can I get tax refund on 800 and any additional money I spent to cover my cost? I don’t have health saving account.

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What are some of the best perks at your firm? I think our best ones are 15% discount on stock purchase, 6% 401k match (full vest after 2 years) to name a few. Trying to see how other firms are

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Planning to have a baby next year. Recommendations on insurance to choose to get the best value? Sorry if this is a basic question. New to US health insurance policies.

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Are layoffs are finally tapering off or slowly rising?

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I was laid off from my last job and just started a new one, but I’m already going through anxiety worrying that every meeting that pops up w my manager is going to result in getting laid off again. 😐

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Has anyone here transfered from US/Canada to same MBB/BIG4 in Asia? I would be particularly interested in doing so for the Singapore Office for a 1-2 years. How was your tranfer experience?

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Anyone here take a coding bootcamp and switched to a more technical role either within the big 4 or outside of it?

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Any suggestions on how to find referral for FAANG/MBB? Tried message recruiter on LinkedIn not much reply:(

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Hi All 👋🏾 I was laid off. I started at SR as a contractor (now @ Mosaic) and have 8 yrs in ecomm/digital. Looking for role leads and new connections in the space. ☀️

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Got my year end rating yesterday and realized no matter how hard you work, you will likely end up with a 3. not worth slaving for an immaterial raise. one step closer to quitting ✌

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On first flight after months taking the train. Much less leg room in coach. Also, there's a major general in the air force here in coach. Interesting start to a Friday.

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Looking to accept a role full time. Do most of you actually dislike your jobs or is this just a place to blow off steam? In essence, would you advise a friend to take a job in consulting?

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I don’t know what to go into. I’m a May 2019 graduate and I work as a bookkeeper and payroll manager for 2+ years. I want to go into big 4 or maybe rsm/gt. But don’t know what field. Tax isn’t my favorite and I don’t want to travel for audit. Any input on what I should do? And should i apply as an intern?

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MBB interviewers: How often do you receive S&O candidates from FAANG applying to your firms, at the pre-MBA level?

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Only one on this project for 6 months, looks like it’ll get extended again. Client printed me a nameplate and their kitchen staff (FAANG company) now know my breakfast order and have it ready. (cont.)

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What’s compensation structure at PA Consulting like for partners?

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For deciding what employees get furloughed and laid off, the big time leaders should ask the employees who it should be. An anonymous poll. Us losers on the ground know a lot more than they do!

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Friend was laid off last year and said you get 2 months severance for every year with the firm -- can anyone validate? Is this the case for all levels?

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Any 🐠 who work at ACN’s public sector team? Contemplating a move from D and would like to understand the type of work and the culture.

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MBB folks, what’s the glamour with FAANG to you? I ask because I have done multiple strategy projects for/with FAANG, and could likely get an offer, but I still want MBB 🤨 Am I missing something?

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Underrated summer travel destinations in the US?

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