I guess it’s common now to not bring a laptop to show your work at an interview? We’ve had 10 art director candidates come through and maybe 7 of them did not come with any way of showing their work.

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Interview soon for a comms director role. Would be first in-house gig, been in agencies until now. What skills matter more when in house vs agency that I need to prep talking pts for?

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10 yr digital strat who’s done some planning. Interviewing for strat director roles, but nervous I haven’t done enough brand planning to excel. Could be impostor syndrome, but would you take the leap?

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Feeling confused: I interviewed for a position at a large well-know firm, 6 rounds of interviews (Final with Director), then they called to negotiate salary and said they would like to make me an offer, 2 weeks of silence, now I get an email saying they want me to do an additional interview with an associate consultant at the company.... are they buying time? What’s going on? I’ve already talked to the director

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Director approached me about making manager early....but I’ve been thinking about switching to cyber. I’ve been applying to cyber jobs elsewhere in the hopes I can make this happen. But now that he...

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I’ve applied to over 40 jobs since I was laid off in March. Not one click to my portfolio, per analytics. With a family of four, we are being spread thin. Not only is the income desperately needed, but my creative soul needs a release. I would be happy to do typical Art Director work but I’m “over qualified” for that and am never taken seriously when applying for work below CD/ACD. If anyone needs or know of any company needing freelance work, large or small—I’d really appreciate the lead. 🙏

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I'm in the last stages of interviews for a director position at a pharma/life science company. How risky would it be to jump ship given the current environment?

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A director gave me his number to text about an interview with his firm. We’ve texted back and forth and he told me when i find out more info text him. I did and he hasn’t texted back...what do i do?

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Have an in-person interview w/ a partner, director and manager @ PWC. Any advice? Thanks

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Big interview with hiring director tomorrow. Dream role at a good company (not FAANG). Recorded myself answer some tough questions. Trying to grt a good night sleep. Wish me luck!

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Has anyone had luck in negotiating a higher title at a big pharma during the process? Like going into a Senior manager interview asking for AD or director? Assuming you have the qualifications.

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What to expect for a corporate strategy director comp in the Bay Area? 10+ YoE. I have been having some preliminary recruiter interviews and numbers seem low (200-225 base). Is that what to expect?

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I’ve got a second round interview for a public company for internal audit tomorrow with a director! Anyone have any good ideas for what some good questions would be for a director?

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I just realized I’ve never done an interview with a creative director. Anyone have advice / a general idea of how it usually goes? They’ve already seen my book. Would it be a deeper conversation about my work? My life? My process? I want my mommy.

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Hello all! I’ve got a question. So I interviewed with a company that I absolutely love. I interviewed with a senior accountant (over the phone), Senior director (video), and (continues below)

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Got promoted to C this year but still anticipate being underpaid. My director pretty much confirmed that given market conditions. I want to switch jobs to be paid fairly faster. Given I know my value compared to my peers, do I wait until September when promotions go into effect and I’m actually a C to start applying to jobs? I also won’t know my new salary until end of August. Can I negotiate a salary not based on current pay but what I should be at compared to my peers?

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What are the key skills to demonstrate in a VP level interview in industry? What are some example questions? Left McK and now a director but have an oppty to interview for a big leap role...

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Received verbal offer today for a startup with a pretty good increase in base salary which I’m inclined to accept. In parallel, earlier this week I had confirmed a phone interview for tomorrow with a hiring manager from FAANG for a role I was interested in. For additional context, I had previously interviewed with this group for a different role and apparently the director I spoke with in the second round had referred me to this hiring manager who is his direct report. cont...

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Applied for a Director role in industry without realizing their Director = our manager. Had a call with HR that said their salary band is $20-30k below my current. They are requesting an interview with hiring manager, who is a lot less experienced than I am. Should I email them now to let know I am not interested or go through it?

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Recruiter reached out about a director level industrials role. Feel very underqualified for it seeing as I'm a 2nd year consultant. Still worth interviewing for?

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If I put a TVC in my book (as an art director), what are the general assumptions of my role in the project? Are art directors usually supposed to handle set design and stuff in addition to concepting it? Should I be specific in my book as to what parts I did or didn’t do or leave that to when people ask in interviews?

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I have a final interview for Account Director at a top agency. I’m meeting CEO, VP, Group AD. Is there any Do’s and Do not’s that you recommend?

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In what situation should a project manager be interviewing an Art Director?

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Have you were been asked to do a ballpark budget and provide director options before officially getting hired for a project? Feels like a lot of phone calls and research if they're still interviewing other candidates...

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Comms Strats: what do you value in a brand strategy partner? I’m being interviewed by a Comms Planning Director next week, and haven’t really worked closely with one over my career...little help on what to expect?

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If all someone does is throw you into their firm's referral system, does it matter who? For example, senior associate (friend) vs. director (stranger). Also, is there a higher chance if you get referred by someone in the practice you're applying for?

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Is it normal for a SCREENING interview to be with a member of the team the role will be leading? A recruiter reached out by email for a VP role and the screening meeting was extended to a Director in the group who reports to the VP. Is this a normal occurrence?

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What type of exit opportunities do people usually leave for? I saw someone leave as a senior consultant and moved into a director role in industry. Is this a common transition? I'm thinking ahead since I can see the consulting life getting old quick. I'll be doing another few years at the very least for the experience (and $), but curious to hear about how industry employers view healthcare consultants and how we match up with other folks in industry that are applying to the same roles.

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at what level do case interviews stop being used/important? is there a point to casing a SM/principle...director?

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After an interview with a creative director, who do you have to send the “thank you” note to? The creative director, the agency recruiter who arranged the interview, the external recruiter who got you in touch with the agency recruiter, your mom, everyone?

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Hey everyone! I got a interview tomorrow for staff accountant role. What’s good questions to ask the director? Thanks in advance!

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What types of questions would you ask to a strategy director in an interview for a tech company?

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Currently interviewing for an Information Security Director role in industry with a TC ~ 210k. However, going through 5 interviews, I realized the role they are hiring for/asking for is a AWS Product Security Director skillset (which I have) and not what the original JD is asking for. The latter (IMO) is more specialized and demand a higher comp. How do I safely raise this discrepancy with the recruiter and ask for more comp? If so, what’s the market rate for Product Security Director?

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I’m so excited I have an interview with an account director at an agency! Any suggestions for questions I should ask them?

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I applied for a job and 3 weeks later I get an email saying I was confirmed next week for an interview at x time with the director of x. Having had no communication with the company prior to this email, I was contemplating a response, until I received another email 30 minutes later saying they set the first email in error and weren't moving forward with my application. How do I respond to this? Will asking the reason why they're not considering my app hurt my future chances at this company?

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Any tips to do well on a panel interview (via Teams)? Never done one before so curious about the dynamics. There will be 3 interviewers - a C-level and 2 Directors. This is for a Director level position.

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Interviewing for Director IT role in DC area. Any tips on comp level. Recruiter mentioned stocks and I don't even know what to expect or discuss? What are the different kind/style of stocks offered?

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Currently 2nd year M, interviewing for VP roles in Financial Services. Does staying another year and making SM make it easier to land Director level roles?

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Interviewing with a PE for an operations director role (one level below MD). Two questions 1) what’s a good pay range (base, bonus) to target? 2) should I disclose my target pay or is it better to punt it?

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Alix fish- what is your interview procedure for SVPs, I had one round of phone screen with a director and one with a MD. What’s the next step...any guidance that you can provide is helpful

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