should be a fine for work emails after 9pm. Always from people in a position of power who brag about going home to be with family and logging on later, and end with a creative working at midnight.

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Our small shop in Toronto is hiring for the following roles : Digital PM Art Director/Designer Jr Copywriter Account Director Creative Director UX/UI Designer Intermediate Full Stack Developer

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Our small shop in Toronto is hiring for the following roles : Digital PM Art Director/Designer Jr Copywriter Account Director Creative Director UX/UI Designer Intermediate Full Stack Developer

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Trying to understand: a great senior creative working in one of the top shops has moved to a way smaller place with some very good work produced but in a lower position. Any ideas?

> agency hiring for creative role > provide a few different referrals, all POC > they hire white dude anyway > guy gets fired within two weeks of being here but they “can’t find diverse talent” 😴

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Has anyone taken a creative role at a startup? How do you feel it compares to agency life?

Has anyone been successfully placed with a new position by The Creative Group? I’m trying to move out to LA and having trouble finding the right position

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I’m hiring a Sr. Strategist in Seattle. Looking for diversity in age, gender, sexuality, background, ethnicity, education, etc. must know brands, branding, ideas, creative, storytelling and fun!

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What’s the role of project management in your agency? Same for creative and digital/development services?

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A friend has been asked to be a consultant on a new business, in a creative role. It’ll be similar to a senior copywriter/ACD role, for a one off project. What would be a good day rate to ask for?

Have been at a start up for 6mo. They want me to move to a marketing role, which will encompass creative direction and more biz. Career suicide? Anyone have experience with this?

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I work with several new creative directors and they all seem to be struggling quite a bit in their new role. CDs, how long did it take until you felt like you had a grasp on it?

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What’s a fair number to ask for a mid-level creative role in London?

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Anyone have any thoughts on the VML creative team in in KC? Specifically the CD position that continually opens up

Austin independent agency hiring for creative, strategy, account, PM, production, and more! Apply online, DM if you have any questions.

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Anyone here over 40 and have a mid-level creative role? I got into this later in life than most and have had a tough time finding decent opportunities. Any advice?

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Is it customary to receive a response back from a hiring manager and creative team when you send a thank you note and a follow up email? It's been a week since meeting.

Is it customary to receive a response back from a hiring manager and creative team when you send a thank you note and a follow up email? It's been a week since meeting.

I’m client side at a big-name company in a creative/strategy role focused on content (I set the strategy, come up with the ideas + creative direct them). Trying to go agency but no luck yet. Any tips?

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Know someone else posted about this last month, but any other potential leads for agencies hiring for creative interns for this summer? So far I’ve only seen DDB officially post.

Any strategists work in or apply for a creative strategist role at Facebook? Curious about myths, curious about the cultural transition from agency to tech, how the role differs from agency, etc.?

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Looking for some advice on going from my current position to one in creative strategy (AD). Is that sort of move heard of in this industry?

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Question: if you need to hire junior creatives, are you hiring copywriters, art directors, product designers, UXers or polymaths? Bonus: does your agency have creative technologists?

Women in a typical male-heavy role (creative)... Have to fight to prove you belong there. Men in a female-heavy role (account)... Get away with freakin' everything. 😪

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What should you actually say in a cold message to a Creative Director? Something that conveys the, “I’m creepy, I like your work, and I know your agency is hiring.” sentiment in a less awkward way.

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Any NY agencies hiring for a Sr. project manager who has media experience - In search of an agency that would value media knowledge that’s then translated to creative/production/strategy and site.

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How often do consultants exit into strategy roles in creative industries (non-Netflix media, entertainment, publishing, etc?)

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This is a payment question. freelance, 1099, corp-to-corp, etc. The creative agency insists that everyone has to be on payroll. Is this because it’s a creative role and not production? Anyone?

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Has anyone tried switching from account to creative? (Copy). I’m a recent college grad in a junior account position and actually majored in journalism. Can you tell me about your switch experience?

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Hello 🐠, available creative here. Is anyone hiring for midlevel AD / designer roles? Agency or in house, in LA or elsewhere, willing to relocate. Any leads would be appreciated!

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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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What is the role of the strategist during an internal creative meeting?

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Been freelancing a potential partner and it’s not working out from a creative standpoint. Problem is: we’ve become friends and I really respect him. How do I break the news? Is there a graceful exit?

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Possible position as the only writer on the internal creative team for a rapidly expanding start-up. Title is Copywriter. Have 5 years agency experience. Thoughts on salary I can negotiate? (Chicago)

What does the ‘brand studio’ look like at Google (Zoo) or FB (Creative Shop)? Better yet - anyone have a pitchdeck they could share about how they position themselves? What’s their org structure?

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Looking for a new job in Tokyo. Anyone hiring senior creative? Full-time or Freelance

Recruiter emailed and told me that I applied for the wrong job because it was a more creative role - I have a creative background and education... anyone else feeling pigeon holed?

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Been approached for a position running creative for a good account’s Digital/Social/CRM. As a digital CD/writer, is CRM a good skillset on my resume? Can CRM mean cool content? Thoughts? 👍🏼 or 👎🏼

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Anyone have success stories and/or advice on making it to a senior level creative position as a non-white creative? Seriously considering leaving this business for a more inclusive one.

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Anybody at EY-Parthenon willing to refer me for a position? I’m happy to discuss my background further and why I’m a good fit for the role

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Two years in and I'm still kind of bad at the job, which is hurting my confidence and probably making me worse at the job. I'm trying to stick it out for one more year (will be more like 6-8 months with externship), but curious how others who are mediocre at MBB have found the exit process.

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Is this new “don’t hire portfolios” philosophy getting out of hand and agencies are ending up hiring shitty creatives?

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Can anyone provide a referral for an EY position? Happy to provide additional info, such as resume and Job Req. Thanks!

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Currently working on interview prep for a product manager role. Purchased the product alliance course and going through the content now. Ex consulting 🐠, now product mgrs, did you also read more books, content etc to learn core principles of pm to boost confidence in interview prep? Thanks in advance! 🙏🏼

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Hi there, I have a Facebook Program Manager role on-site coming up. Has anyone been through this and care to share their experiences with me? Looking for some insight on the interview questions & prep

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How long to hear back from EY referral ? At what point do i figure its a no ?

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About to start a new job but have a pre-planned 2.5 week vacation for end on September. Feeling a bit uneasy about taking such a long break so early into a new position.... will they think I’m lazy and immediately get a red flag? I know it’s long but I haven’t taken vaca all year!

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Anyone work at PWC TMT group? Looking at a position and had a few questions about wlb and expectations, etc.

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If anyone has audit friends (not at EY) who want out and into consulting my practice is hiring and let me know. It will use accounting skills but is NOT audit, IT audit, etc. It is consulting around tech implementation.

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How did you end up in you’re current position? Was it what you wanted or only what you could find at the time and had to pay the bill’s?

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Anybody hiring HC consultants? Or any suggestions where to look? I have 1 YOE as a consultant with an MHA (graduated in 2020). TIA!

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Anyone from Deloitte can do a referral for me?

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What are good exit ops out of a ratings agency? Looking to be more on a buy side. Possible at all?

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Interviewing for a director role and spoke with the headhunter. He said the role reports to a VP who is looking for a strategic thought partner. What do I need to showcase when I speak with this VP?

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Does anyone know the compensation for KPMG’s Associate, Deal Advisory and Strategy position?

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Hi fishes, Can some one let me know the levels at EYP, currently offered a Senior Associate role with 4 YOE.

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Does anyone know if Microsoft has a internal referral system?

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Interviewed yesterday with D for a consulting role with GPS 2ish YOE and multiple internships with big orgs. Everything went great except the qualitative part of the case which was awkward because I was emailed a sheet that had partial info about the case prior to the start, but I was supposed to act as if I didn’t? Quantitatively went very well. One interviewer had to reschedule due to technical difficulties. Idk if did well enough for the offer but the wait is🤢 Any tips on this last interv?

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Please be kind, genuinely looking for help. Started my Grad School journey and really want an idea of the quality of school I can realistically aim for. My profile: M / 27 / AA 3.1 GPA Frm a State university 6 YOE (3 in Big 4 Consulting) Active in community Prez of a few orgs Frm Chicago 100% open to relocate 1st practice GRE: 304 (151- V / 153 Q) Looking to pursue a tech mgmt concentration.

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Physical book recommendations? Looking for topics on Python, ML, DS, etc. Any interesting must reads in the field? Looking heavy to up-skill and get more technical! The journey begins now.

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Have an interview as an Operations Transformation Consultant in Financial Services at D. I’m a SC at EY but the role would be for a C which I told them I’m okay with as long as they meet my comp expectations. Any perspective from current D on the role?

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FL fish - any insight on Hill Ward Henderson culture? Specifically the construction & design group?

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Thoughts on selecting the Russell 1000 index fund for my 401k? Expense ratio of 0.01%. I was considering the target date fund, but I’m 25 and don’t really want any bonds atm.

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Google recruiter wants to do technical screening questions for an SE role. Is this normal? I’ve never had a recruiter get into technical conversations with me before. This is for a data position btw.

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ClearView Healthcare Partners completed it’s sponsored sale from RLH to GHO Capital. Thoughts on how this will play out for the firm?

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Where do more boutique firms (like Oliver Wyman, Roland Berger, Huron, zs, slalom) rank in comparison to big 4 or Accenture or ibm? I know mbb is top tier but I feel like everyone else is debatable

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D fishes. If you didn’t get selected in H1B lottery, and this was your last attempt, worry not. I too sailed on the same boat. Now I am on day 1 CPT. There is a brighter side to this. IM/email me for more details.

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Why would anyone possibly drive to a non-local project? Coworker drives 10+ hours/week. You lose so many airline points and cause unnecessary damage to your car 😰 Please give me insight 🐠 fam!

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My project is requiring a lot of time commitment during early hours and evening and it’s getting hard to pick up LO from day care. I wanted advise frm ppl who have hired help for pick/drop off.

What do you think of Cornell Tech MBA as an exit to startup or big tech firm? Not looking to go back to consulting post mba.

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Hello, Could anyone please tell me about the leaves Deloitte usi offer annually? How many sick and vacation leaves? And how much leaves hour adds per month?

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For PwC fishes who left recently, how did you consolidate wealth builder into 401k within benefits express to avoid the 20% federal tax withholding that was described in the benefits package? I tried to do this online but it didn’t show as an option except to rollover to an existing IRA or take a final distribution. Do I need to call benefits express?

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Hey everyone! I’m having a bit of trouble and I wanted to know if I can get some guidance. I have been on the same project for four years now and I’m doing great job. I’ve gone up in the ranks and now I am the clients right hand person. However in talking with my people manager, he wants to discuss where I plan on going in my career. And honestly, I haven’t really thought about it. I have always been raised to just do my job and go home. And honestly I’m fine with that. But when it comes to 1/2

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Do any real people actually want schools to reopen as it stands now? Im hearing so much about it but it feels like a weird disconnected political thing and not a live humans with kids thing. *Obv the goal is to get covid under control so kids can go back safely, this is assuming infection rates stay steady or continue to climb

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Why did you leave your last job? Did you follow your passion, hated the work, got fired, wanted more money, etc?

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Starting a discussion about a promotion and pu bump. I have done was asked by my old boss and had an underperforming direct report. I still accomplished my tasks and helped our corporate team particularly with data analysis for most of last year, and working with a new boss. My new boss seems hesitant about promoting another person in my team. How can I make a strong case without making the aforementioned barriers seems like excuses?

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