I had an interview this week. CD asked me "how much I was willing to sacrifice for my job." Cringe. Is this where were at now? Expected to give up any personal time or life for a company?

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I got an interview for an in-house CD role. I’ve only freelanced as a CD before and have 8 years of experience. I really wanna nail this. Any tips?

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Turns out my ECD is actually my ACD. My PM is actually my CD and I’m a jr art director just promoted from intern. Wonder why they didn’t tell me about this fun new hierarchy during my interview 😒

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I’m the only creative on one of the smaller accounts at my agency, where I am referred to as the “Creative Director” for the account. But I’m a junior AD... In interviews etc. can I say I am a CD? 🧐

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Good? Interviewing for CD gig at “name” shop. Bad? Potential ECD “boss” has been in biz for half my years & CD partner was an intern when I was 15 yrs in. Book = FAR better than both. Just suck it up?

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Job hunting 🐟: I’m currently interviewing partners. Had a great interview with a guy. My CD was there too. Good vibes all around. Regroup with CD after. Said she hates him. So much WTF in the hunt

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Does everyone experience flakiness from recruiters? They’ll reach out about a job I didn’t apply for, get me interested, have phone calls, say they’ll schedule a CD interview and then ghost me forever

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I was in an interview and the cd kept asking if the campaigns on my site were my idea or the copy writers. I kept repeating it was both of ours. I don’t believe that I am ever the sole creator.

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It has been 5 weeks since my interview. 3weeks ago I followed up and the CD said they haven’t made a decision yet. I followed up again today. The process has been super slow, it took a month for ...

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At a FT CD interview the CD (a would-be peer) was super put off by my long history of freelancing and couldn’t wrap her head around how I’d be able to manage and lead teams, despite my decades...

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Recently got laid off. After recruiters, applying online (Black Hole) & reaching out to my immediate contacts, I broke & checked out where former interns landed. One is now CD. Ok to contact re lead?

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I had a very successful video interview with the CD for a permalancing me position and I’m going in today today to meet the team. However, they’d like me to complete a creative exercise (cont)

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Went on a job interview. Went really well, then nothing. Recruiter will not respond to my emails. Do I follow up with the CD, or is that creepy/desperate? It has been months...

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Being asked to bring a resume to a job interview for CD. Is this normal? It’s been awhile since I’ve interviewed

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Interviewing at a tech comp. Role is lateral, but title is “Principal”. Honestly never heard of this title before as my career is on the agency side. Is this title a resume killer as currently a CD?

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ECDs, what are the top three qualities you look for when hiring a CD for your group? When reviewing the work at the portfolio link, but also during the interview.

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If a 75-min interview with the creative lead,CD followed by other teammates indicates that there will not be a second in? And final decision would most like be made after?

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Had second interview with mid level shop in LA. Is it normal to feel like I lead the interview? There were some silences that I quickly attempted to fill. FYI: it was a late in the day. Was with CD

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Requested a convo with the recruiter for a CD role at a public institution. What should I ask to help my odds? It’s not an actual interview, and I frankly didn’t expect him to respond. Help?

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Interviewing at a tech comp. Role is lateral, but title is “Principal”. Honestly never heard of this title before as my career is on the agency side. Is this title a resume killer as currently a CD?

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I was in an interview and the cd kept asking if the campaigns on my site were my idea or the copy writers. I kept repeating it was both of ours. I don’t believe that I am ever the sole creator.

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At a FT CD interview the CD (a would-be peer) was super put off by my long history of freelancing and couldn’t wrap her head around how I’d be able to manage and lead teams, despite my decades...

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Had second interview with mid level shop in LA. Is it normal to feel like I lead the interview? There were some silences that I quickly attempted to fill. FYI: it was a late in the day. Was with CD

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Does everyone experience flakiness from recruiters? They’ll reach out about a job I didn’t apply for, get me interested, have phone calls, say they’ll schedule a CD interview and then ghost me forever

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What would you charge as a monthly rate for an in-house CD gig in Florida? Insight: interviewed for a copywriter opening & upsold them. Now interested in test-running a CD role to sell idea to CEO.

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Recently got laid off. After recruiters, applying online (Black Hole) & reaching out to my immediate contacts, I broke & checked out where former interns landed. One is now CD. Ok to contact re lead?

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Being asked to bring a resume to a job interview for CD. Is this normal? It’s been awhile since I’ve interviewed

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I had an interview this week. CD asked me "how much I was willing to sacrifice for my job." Cringe. Is this where were at now? Expected to give up any personal time or life for a company?

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Interviewing at a tech comp. Role is lateral, but title is “Principal”. Honestly never heard of this title before as my career is on the agency side. Is this title a resume killer as currently a CD?

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Interviewing at a tech comp. Role is lateral, but title is “Principal”. Honestly never heard of this title before as my career is on the agency side. Is this title a resume killer as currently a CD?

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Turns out my ECD is actually my ACD. My PM is actually my CD and I’m a jr art director just promoted from intern. Wonder why they didn’t tell me about this fun new hierarchy during my interview 😒

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Good? Interviewing for CD gig at “name” shop. Bad? Potential ECD “boss” has been in biz for half my years & CD partner was an intern when I was 15 yrs in. Book = FAR better than both. Just suck it up?

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Went on a job interview. Went really well, then nothing. Recruiter will not respond to my emails. Do I follow up with the CD, or is that creepy/desperate? It has been months...

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