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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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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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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Recruiters famous last words: thanks for chatting you seem like a great fit for our team. Let me set up a time to interview with the creative director

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Interviewing for the first time for a CD role. Any advice? What questions to expect? Salary range in LA? Thanks

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Getting ghosted by the recruiter after second round interviews. Would it be a bad idea to email the CD who interviewed me to see if I’m still being considered and if not, if they’d be willing (cont)

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What kind of interview questions does a recruiter ask vs a creative director? What’s the biggest difference? Just got into the industry so need a bit of help prepping for interviews, thanks!

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I have my first phone interview for a copywriter position for an in-house telecommunications brand tomorrow (!) I’m making the jump from account to creative. Advice on what questions to ask the CD?

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"I hope we can work together soon," a CD signing off on his positive follow up email after I interviewed with him. Is this a "I'm going to get it" or a "I didn't get it" sign off.

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I was supposed to have a skype interview with a cd from overseas, the recruiter asked me when I was available for the call and I said tomorrow 3pm if that is ok for you too, please confirm me. 1/2

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Had an interview that went really well but didn’t get the job. Recruiter told me CD said I was all these great things, but didn’t have enough "creative wildness". It’s really getting me down...

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I have the title and salary of a CD but I feel like it was premature and I don’t have the skills to back it up if I were to go into an interview for another CD role. How do you know? Any advice?

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How does a creative director transition to director of marketing at a company? I have an interview for this position but need advice on how my skills transfer. Thanks in advance!

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Have final round interview with the CCO. What should I expect? Do I prepare for it like an interview with a CD?

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Had a phone interview with a CD and my potential partner last Tuesday. The recruiter said they would know within two days if I had the position. Didn’t hear back. Sent an email on Thursday asking ...

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Bumble is looking for a Creative Director. But after the phone interview, they gave me a 360 creative brief on a Friday and expect ideas Monday. Is this the new new business pitch?

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In an interview, how do I talk about my previous job - where I was never onboarded, my creative director was verbally abusive and I quit after a month - without coming off like I’m talking ****?

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Interviewed for a CD role 5 times with 4 different people. Didn’t hear from them for about 2 weeks after that, and then when I reached out they said something about position being on hold. I said...

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CD in NYC - pharma agency - what is competitive? What's the low end I've interviewed for ACD jobs @ 175-185 and as high as 190k in the last year, but what about CD?

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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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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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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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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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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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