Just got fired from my gig and found out I am pregnant all within 4 days. Thoughts on applying for a new job and if I get lucky and find something soon, telling new employer I’m expecting?

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How to start new job search process? Other than honing portfolio and just applying for roles, would you email recruiters first? Verse emailing CDs? Advice please.

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As part of the interview process, a company is asking me to concept a 360 integrated campaign with presentations to multiple teams. Is this normal?

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How many pieces does a portfolio need to be taken seriously? I’d love to start applying asap, but I don’t want to put my book out there again before it’s ready.

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Lame? Agency submits Microsoft’s Adaptive controller into product innovation categories and brags about winning it. Besides editing the case study, should they get credit for it? Asking for a friend.

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Ladies: I have an interview for a brand side role. I was planning to wear a suit jacket and skirt. Is this appropriate, or will it make me look like a try hard? P.S. words of encouragement welcome 😊

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What does it say about me when a recruiter says the agency decided to go with another candidate 30min after my interview?

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Moral dilemma...I interviewed for a role that I didn’t get but really came to respect the team and in particular the person I would have reported to. (Continued below)

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Is ghosting after "successful" in person interviews a common practice?

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Freelancing a few years back: an agency would peek at your book, scan your resume for comparable brands and agencies, and you’d start the next day. Today: tedious 3-stage interviews for a month’s gig.

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Been interviewing with two places. Agency A was prompt with responses and scheduling interviews and I got an offer yesterday. Agency B takes forever to respond and is slow scheduling calls. [Cont...]

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Recruiter: We would love to bring you in for an interview. Out of state candidate: Great! When will I know the travel arrangements? Recruiter: You’re not local?!? I didn’t realize. Your resume...

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#Ghosted. We've all experienced it by now, what companies have done it to you after your interview? list them:

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I accepted a job offer but I have interviews lined up for the rest of the week. Should I cancel? Or go anyways and meet people

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Any tips on being less anxious/nervous at interviews?

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2 months. 4 rounds of interviews. Met/Skyped/phone-interviewed with 12 people. Role on hold... IF YOU ARE NOT READY TO HIRE, IF YOU DON’T HAVE MONEY IN HAND, DON’T WASTE OUR TIME!!

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I’m interviewing at an agency I really want to work at in 2 weeks. We have been talking for a few months and now they are flying me there to meet everyone. This will be my first interview after 4

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Made it to final round interviews at 9 agencies over the past 7 months. I get specific, and positive feedback but I just can’t land an offer. Anyone else been in this situation and resolved it?

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Anyone ever interview for an offer in effort to just have your current employer counter and give you a raise?

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