Just accepted an offer for a Senior Director role in industry. I’m excited, but terrified- I’ve always been an individual contributor. Anyone have any advice or things I could read so that I succeed?

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$220K base, 30% bonus target and eligible for stock up to $30k annually. Would like to hear if this sounds like a competitive offer for Director role in Corp Strategy in Philly.

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Worth it to take a 50K cut for a Director position at a reputable company? Currently third year in consulting.

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Would you take a Director role reporting to the CEO of small publicly traded company or Product Manager role at FAANG. Assuming pay and all other variables are the same.

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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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Random question. Interviewing for director level position at F500 company ~3 hours flight away. Realized that they booked me in basic economy for the trip. Would you ask them to change the ticket?

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Has anyone successfully renegotiated their salary after many years with a company? I’m over 7 years tenure and have taken a new role within the org. I know what my newly hired peers in the same role are making and I’m going to need close to a 50% increase to reach the same salary. I really love my company and want to stay. I have a presentation ready and a meeting with my director this week but was hoping to hear some success stories that this is possible without switching companies.

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I'm considering a client side director media role. I'm currently a VP group director on the agency side. In terms of title/level is this a move down, lateral or up? Understand it's a different type of experience but want to understand if people consider this a "step back".

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WeWork director role - any intel on culture, exit ops, salary range?

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Any advice for an Account person (I was most recently a Senior Account Director at VaynerMedia) to make the shift into Strategy? I’ve been in an Account / Client Service role for so long and am finding it hard to transition into strategy at my level / find someone that will give me the chance. Do I have to start from the bottom and work my way up again?

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As a hiring manager, since when have job titles become so inflated? Seeing director level applicants with less than five years of total relevant experience. On the brand side... scratching my head

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26 years old. Making 150k currently. Have an exit offer to be a director (medium enterprise organization) for 180k and 20%+ bonus. Is it time for me to say good riddance or wait for something better?

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Away is hiring director of People Strategy and Analytics

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I’m in a really good position at my firm - leading sales, huge internal initiatives, have greats sponsorship to make Managing Director in the next few years and have a good upward career in the structure. While I have thus far been very successful with sales, the “way the sausage is made” around selling, over promising, solutions that don’t align with my personal world view (ie unneeded mass labor reductions) are starting to chafe. Continued...

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New Account Director here. Had 2+ years of supervisor experience prior. Any tips as I transition to this new role? What key things make the positions different? Would love to hear from all disciplines

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Guys, what is the highest amount you have seen, heard of or received as sign on bonus! I just saw an $80k sign-on for a Director role in Industry

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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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For those who moved from agency to client side - I'm considering a client side director media role. I'm currently a VP group director on the agency side. In terms of title/level is this a move down, lateral or up? Understand it's a different type of experience but want to understand if people consider this a "step back".

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As a manager in Big 4 I reported to a partner all the while I was at the firm, so acted as a de-facto director often with managed and sales revenue toy name. Didn't get promoted, however, so ended up exiting. Didn't quite land the best role but ended up with a SM title in industry. The role however has lesser responsibility in comparison to my big 4 role. How do people adjust with such misalignment?

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