Junior media buyer started 6/25...not even 30 days w July 4th + summer Friday mode... IT pinged me that she’s applying to jobs since she started, on our time. She had $4k moving bonus Fire her??

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Worst interview stories? Had one so appalling today that I can only laugh. The vibe died the moment we locked eyes. Relief is knowing that we never have to see each other again on this sweet earth.

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How to respond to “Wow, you’re old!” in an interview?

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I’m running out of excuses to use for getting out of work to attend interviews. What do you use?

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HONEST INTERVIEW ANSWERS YOU’D LOVE TO GIVE:

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When you are interviewing somewhere new, what are things you look for/signs that it is a shitty work environment? So many places paint themselves so well until you’re hired & their true colors show🙄

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Advice on how to interview when you can't step out during work and it's hard to get PTO approved from your boss?

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What is the biggest lie you have ever said in an interview?

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For the first time in 2 years I’m feeling hopeful again. Dare I say happy. I was laid off, big agency network, with a truck load of international awards, over 40, interviewed non stop, got ghosted ...

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I’m calling out sick to interview for a new role. Any suggestions on how to do it without being suspicious?

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That moment when you’re interviewing and bump into your boss waiting to be interviewed as well.

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Good questions to ask in an interview? I’m rusty

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Starting to interview for full time positions- how irrational would it be to ask to work from home one-two days a week if hired?

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Do people still print out their resumes to bring to interviews anymore?

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When you’re taken out to lunch for an interview, do you order a drink? Like a beer or wine.

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Email or handwritten thank you after an interview?

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Been applying to a bunch of in-house places. How do you answer the "Why in-house?" question in interviews.

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What are some good questions to ask in interviews to answer the “so do you have any questions ” part. I always fumble it

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I have an interview today with an agency that’s known to be terrible—would it be bad form for me to explicitly ask about their reputation for long hours and working every weekend?

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Do you get real on an exit interview, or just smile and wave goodbye?

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As part of the interview process with a big agency, I'm traveling next week to meet with the client I'd be working on. What questions should I ask them?

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When you are interviewing somewhere new, what are things you look for/signs that it is a shitty work environment? So many places paint themselves so well until you’re hired & their true colors show🙄

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What are some of the best questions to ask on an interview to get a more accurate view of the company/team/etc?

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I have an interview tomorrow afternoon. And I’m sick 😩 do I reschedule or take a ton of medicine and hope I’m better by then?

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Hi fishbowl fam. Have a final interview at an agency that will be a half day, with lunch afterwards with the team. Having not done a half day interview before, any tips and tricks? Thanks y’all!

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I’ve been taking night classes, working on two side projects, handling my day job, and applying for jobs and I just feel like I’m never gonna break into the “big” agencies. 😢 trying to stay hopeful.

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Good questions to ask in an interview? I’m rusty

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Have been waiting to hear back from a final round interview for 2.5 weeks. Lost cause? Agency has been slow in each stage of the process

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How soon can you expect an answer from an agency for next steps following an in-person interview?

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I’m definitely in a negative funk because of my current place / environment and it’s affecting my interviews at new shops. Have now been told “wrong culture fit” after being flown out. Tough stuff.

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I started a new job today (in-house). Thanks to everyone that helped me get through interviewing. This community is dope and supportive. I appreciate y’all.

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Giving a plan presentation as the final step in the interview process — any advice?

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Didn’t get the job I was interviewing for at W+K London. Should I ask for feedback?

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Any tips on being less anxious/nervous at interviews?

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When interviewing for new role what matters to you most? What questions / answers help you see the “full picture”?

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Pushing myself and applying/ reaching out everyday. Getting some interviews, but haven’t landed anything yet. Happy to have folks review my book and open to anything others think might be helpful! :)

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I have an informational interview with someone who I know has an opening on their team. How do I get an actual interview out of this?

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How do you think we can normalize periods at work? Last week had stabbing pains during interview so couldn’t be present. Didn’t feel I could share why. Also have to take PTO for debilitating cramps.

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Interviewed by 7 people today, two different gigs. Why so many steps involved in getting a new gig? Give us a break (and a drink, thx).

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