Interpublic Group

If you had to be randomly placed at an agency in a random part of the world, which you holding company you betting on? WPP, Publicis Groupe, Omnicom, IPG

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If I was at an IPG agency, left for a few years and went to a another IPG agency, what’s the situation with PTO - I’ve heard you go back to your last number of days off from your previous IPG agency? … more

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What’s the ethics around avoiding conflict of interest when you’re a freelancer? Is it by company (don’t work with IPG & WPP agencies simultaneously), or by client (don’t work with two car brands … more

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Thoughts on McCann Health in NYC? Have worked at FCB before and liked their process, not sure if that is reflective of IPG as a whole 😊

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IPG folks: when you FT at one IPG company and getting small gigs from another one, would that alert the payroll system? I guess I am asking will my FT company ever find out?

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IPG Mediabrands just announced that starting in January 2022 (fully remote for the rest of the year), we’ll have to work from the office 2 days per week and the remaining 3 are flexible.

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Why didn’t Omnicom kill off old timers like DDB or IPG getting rid of FCB or Publicis doing that to Saatchi and Burnett but WPP did?

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I need opinions on this. Just started a new PM role (at an IPG agency) last month but I recently got hit up by a recruiter from another agency (WPP agency) for a pretty enticing PM role on a 360 AOR … more

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I’m an analyst at a media/advertising company (small, sub 150 employees), but the analyses we do are limited to just excel. I’m interested in taking a course in R w/ a marketing and analytics focus t… more

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Hi IPG peeps. As an IPG employee, how long do I have to wait for my 401k 50% company match to kick in? Is it immediate or do I have to stay at IPG for a certain amount of time?

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Anyone enrolled in the IPG employee stock purchase plan? Their numbers have been going up steadily and I’m curious to see what the returns are like. Is it worth it?

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I need opinions on this. Just started a new PM role (at an IPG agency) last month but I recently got hit up by a recruiter from another agency (WPP agency) for a pretty enticing PM role on a 360 AOR a… more

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Hi! We are currently hiring across disciplines and across levels! Agency is part of IPG (media). Shoot me a DM for more info 😊

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WPP or IPG?

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Hey everyone! IPG Health is thriving with new business wins, and we are hiring in every department! I am a boomerang to the network because honestly the agencies within IPG Health provides great benef… more

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Hey everyone! IPG Health is thriving with new business wins, and we are hiring in every department! I am a boomerang to the network because honestly the agencies within IPG Health provides great benef… more

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Do anybody receive their W-2 in the mailbox from IPG? The employees who left last year I mean.

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Has anyone been able to get an mba while working at IPG affiliated companies? If so how was the experience and did it help pay off?

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How does R/GA get away with being political on Twitter? I’m surprised IPG allows it.

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Is there an IPG bowl?

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IPG folks, What's the last day of work this year? I accepted a lower freelance rate because the gig was meant to go "'til end of the year." But received a contract that says 12.11 is… more

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Posted in the advertising job board and posting here as well! We have a few open analytics positions across multiple teams for an IPG agency in New York. Can be remote for now. Shoot me a DM if you’re… more

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When jumping from one IPG agency to another, do you get to keep the VP? How does that work

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@Ladies/minorities: Have you freelanced at an IPG agency using your EIN? Did you have to register/certify as a woman owned business or small business with the orgs they list?

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Just accepted a job at UM Worldwide, just wanted to know about the culture and people’s experience working there. Is IPG a better holding company than Omnicom?

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Work at a hold co and tired of hearing the ceo’s are in it with us and taking cuts? I call BS on that! They are only reducing salary and will still earn millions. Omnicom John Wren - $19,818,780 in 20… more

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Hi! My team is hiring for a media planner position at an IPG company. Send me a DM if interested, and I can provide more details.

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IPG just sent out a network wide email, mentioning layoffs. Anyone got any insights on it, like which agencies will be laid off?

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Here’s how much cash these holding companies had on hand at the end of 2019: OMC $4.3 billion WPP $3.8 billion IPG $1.1 billion What should they do with it during this pandemic?

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Curious about career trajectories & time spent at each level. I have 11 years of agency/consulting experience at WPP, IPG, & Publicis agencies and other known independents. Leading anchor clie… more

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What should be my asking salary for a brand planner job at midwest independent agency? Made 58k at previous NYC IPG agency.

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IPG mediabrands and kinesso give everyone a day off next week ( they already closed their office friday last week) due to the current racial tension. ( cont in comment)

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Do any of you participate in employee stock purchase program? I’m at an IPG firm FWIW.

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We received an email from IPG today very vaguely saying there will be furloughs, pay reductions, and possibly staff cuts. Anyone at any IPG agencies seen or heard of any of this yet?

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What are the various tuition reimbursement policies at holding co agencies? Is it the same within parent company I.e. do all IPG agencies have the same benefits?

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“Work from home if you want.” Translates to “work from home if you want to be judged.” Come on IPG, call it. Keep your people safe. They’re getting scared.

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What are the pros/cons of moving from WPP to IPG? I can’t give specifics about which agencies but I’m curious in a general sense about benefits, compensation, career growth, culture, etc.

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I know there’s a lot of variability in this question but... on average what big four holding company pays the best in ranking order? I’ve heard the following: 1. Publicis 2. OmniCom 3. WPP 4. IPG

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What do you all do once you hit hours and want to coast (or just not work at all) for the rest of the year? I recently took vacation so feel weird taking another back to back, and my existing matters are still busy. Should I just do it? Could probably take 3 weeks completely off and still hit hours.

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What sign on bonus terms are there? @PwC @EY @KPMG @Deloitte

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Hello all! Accenture supply chain and operations is hiring extensively (across all locations). Shoot me a dm if you’d like a referral

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Anyone can give some pointers for what to say for the "Why Stanford" question in the interview? higher marks for those that are weirdly specific :)

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Do you think it’s reasonable to decline a job offer right now to another B4 due to market conditions and the pandemic?

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Any insight on Accenture Interactive? Competitive to get in, how to increase my chances (excluding referral), culture, work. TIA and happy Friday!

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Any GA, NC or SC agencies hiring?

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I got laid off today and need a new job asap. Would love to connect with anyone looking for a junior writer.

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Has anyone ever requested a weekend interview for a PE or credit fund shop? Are people amenable to that?

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Anyone dealt with your sibling getting divorced and the SIL fallout? My brother is going though a divorce and it is ugly. She is saying he is “unfit” (he is not). He has a 32 yr old who I am very close to, and a 12 yr old who is my goddaughter. His ex was my bff and now she says he is an unfit father and trying to take away his parental rights. I am stunned. It has fractured us beyond what I thought possible. Do I stay neutral for the nieces? Do I shout at the top of my lungs he is a good guy?

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What I imagine my senior would be like Monday mornings on the way to client

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Have any of your agencies taken steps towards acknowledging and addressing mental health issues in your office? Care to share, good or bad? Hoping to get ideas to take back to our leadership. Thanks!!

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Being recruited at Deloitte, currently a Strategy Manager with high pay, equivalent role at D, is it possible to get 250K+ im base and 100K+ in signing bonus? and whatever the perf bonus is?

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8 months till I graduate with a Masters degree focusing on Finance. Anyone willing to refer me for an Analyst role at any of the IBs/VC firms or Finance Consulting role at Big 4/MBB preferably in NYC? International Student here. Thank You.

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Are there any workout classes that help you bulk up? Or is the only way to gain a lot of muscle is to lift heavy weights/consume a lot of calories/protein. I enjoy workout classes but feel like I always lose weight taking them and I have a hard time focusing at the gym on my own. Not sure if hiring a trainer is the best option in this case

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Deloitters; is pension vesting tracked by your start date or a certain time of year? And is an all or nothing vest? I might be leavening barely a month from my 3 year vesting mark.

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do you know how long Mck takes to get back after final round? My interview was earlier this week and I have still not heard back.

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An Irish goodbye on zoom might be even more fun than in real life.

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Brand Consultancies vs Agencies: anyone care to share their experiences?

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Received a call today from CTS HR: Profile: Automation Tester - Selenium C# HR: What is your Current CTC: ME: 12L What is your ECTC: ME: 20L HR: YOE ME: 6.7 Years HR: CTS can only pay 15L for this experience. ME: OK, can you atleast bring it up to 18L. HR: No CTS has strictly instructed that 6-7 years budget is 15L. Me: OK, atleast arrange interview.. Later on we can discuss salary. HR: You seem to have high expectations. We are sorry. END Of Call..

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What do you all do once you hit hours and want to coast (or just not work at all) for the rest of the year? I recently took vacation so feel weird taking another back to back, and my existing matters are still busy. Should I just do it? Could probably take 3 weeks completely off and still hit hours.

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What sign on bonus terms are there? @PwC @EY @KPMG @Deloitte

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Hello all! Accenture supply chain and operations is hiring extensively (across all locations). Shoot me a dm if you’d like a referral

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Anyone can give some pointers for what to say for the "Why Stanford" question in the interview? higher marks for those that are weirdly specific :)

likefunny

Do you think it’s reasonable to decline a job offer right now to another B4 due to market conditions and the pandemic?

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Any insight on Accenture Interactive? Competitive to get in, how to increase my chances (excluding referral), culture, work. TIA and happy Friday!

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Any GA, NC or SC agencies hiring?

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I got laid off today and need a new job asap. Would love to connect with anyone looking for a junior writer.

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Has anyone ever requested a weekend interview for a PE or credit fund shop? Are people amenable to that?

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Anyone dealt with your sibling getting divorced and the SIL fallout? My brother is going though a divorce and it is ugly. She is saying he is “unfit” (he is not). He has a 32 yr old who I am very close to, and a 12 yr old who is my goddaughter. His ex was my bff and now she says he is an unfit father and trying to take away his parental rights. I am stunned. It has fractured us beyond what I thought possible. Do I stay neutral for the nieces? Do I shout at the top of my lungs he is a good guy?

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What I imagine my senior would be like Monday mornings on the way to client

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likefunny

Have any of your agencies taken steps towards acknowledging and addressing mental health issues in your office? Care to share, good or bad? Hoping to get ideas to take back to our leadership. Thanks!!

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Being recruited at Deloitte, currently a Strategy Manager with high pay, equivalent role at D, is it possible to get 250K+ im base and 100K+ in signing bonus? and whatever the perf bonus is?

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8 months till I graduate with a Masters degree focusing on Finance. Anyone willing to refer me for an Analyst role at any of the IBs/VC firms or Finance Consulting role at Big 4/MBB preferably in NYC? International Student here. Thank You.

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Are there any workout classes that help you bulk up? Or is the only way to gain a lot of muscle is to lift heavy weights/consume a lot of calories/protein. I enjoy workout classes but feel like I always lose weight taking them and I have a hard time focusing at the gym on my own. Not sure if hiring a trainer is the best option in this case

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Deloitters; is pension vesting tracked by your start date or a certain time of year? And is an all or nothing vest? I might be leavening barely a month from my 3 year vesting mark.

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do you know how long Mck takes to get back after final round? My interview was earlier this week and I have still not heard back.

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An Irish goodbye on zoom might be even more fun than in real life.

likefunnyuplifting

Brand Consultancies vs Agencies: anyone care to share their experiences?

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Received a call today from CTS HR: Profile: Automation Tester - Selenium C# HR: What is your Current CTC: ME: 12L What is your ECTC: ME: 20L HR: YOE ME: 6.7 Years HR: CTS can only pay 15L for this experience. ME: OK, can you atleast bring it up to 18L. HR: No CTS has strictly instructed that 6-7 years budget is 15L. Me: OK, atleast arrange interview.. Later on we can discuss salary. HR: You seem to have high expectations. We are sorry. END Of Call..

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