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Just landed my dream job at MBB starting next month. When is it acceptable to update my LinkedIn? I’m truly excited and I want to post this big achievement already but all the “incoming X at X” posts … more

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Do you put CPA after your last name on your LinkedIn profile?

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Two Partners who counseled you out now ask to be your LinkedIn friend - presumably because you now work at a client they want to sell to. Accept the request or F them?

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So this post on LinkedIn went viral for all the wrong reasons. The comment section further confirms my beliefs on why successful people can often feel alone and carry a heavy burden. Most people don’t want to listen to their personal accomplishments because it can be seen as bragging. Most people don’t want to listen to their struggles because they’re assumed to have it all forgetting that rich or poor we all go through happiness and pain.

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Why do people put “ex-McKinsey” or “ex-BCG” on their LinkedIn headline. Is it a power move? 

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I just found out that a on house position at a FAANG that I interviewed for and made it to the last round went to another person. This person does not have big law experience (according to their Link… more

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Does anyone else find the LinkedIn announcements about getting offers or becoming a summer associate super cringey?

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Leaving Deloitte for a new opportunity in a few weeks. Real talk, is dropping “Ex-Deloitte” on my LinkedIn bio a net positive or negative in your eyes?

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Has anyone here ever switched to “open for work” to recruiters only on LinkedIn? I’m at a place but looking. Just don’t my current company to see. LI says they take measures for your current company n… more

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Thoughts on calling oneself a doctor after doing a PhD in comp sci? Saw it on LinkedIn and it seemed weird. Their name is "Dr. John Smith" and they refer to themselves as Dr. John in their … more

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Got a note from an internal HH at a large corporate today asking me if I were interested in a “Strategy & Analytics Manager” role. Guys… come on 😂. I know reading is hard but my title and years o… more

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Give me the toughest advice you've learned so far. Save the woo woo self help crap for LinkedIn.

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What would be your advice? Take LinkedIn offer or stay with Big 4 Consulting (offer details below) LinkedIn Offer: - Role: Senior Strategy and Ops Manager - Total Compensation: ~360K (Base: 185K ; … more

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Here we go again .. doe-eyed college grads posting on LinkedIn how excited they are to join a big 4.. so naive, so innocent.

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BCG Platinion is offering 100% what I am making now. But I have another offer from DoorDash that is 30% lower with a good team that I am excited about. How are BCG Platinion's exits? I checked on… more

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How to hire for any creative role in sixty seconds: • Look at their past agencies. Any of them better than yours? Yes=1 point. • Do they share more than 10 LinkedIn connections with you? 1 point. • A… more

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Does everyone else have an advertising scammer that you like to check-in on sometimes? Mine just popped up on LinkedIn. Last I noticed he had successfully scammed his way into a VP strat role at Hav… more

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I have been seeing lot of LinkedIn posts of Googlers leaving after <2-3 years at Google On the other hand, there are those w… more

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Anyone else tired of seeing the humble brag posts on LinkedIn? 😒

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It’s crazy to think how stark the contrast is between how interns (based on their LinkedIn posts) vs. seasoned staff see PA. I remember the day I started with my firm, a director who constantly talke… more

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Do you put CPA after your name on LinkedIn?

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So I posted on LinkedIn that our firm was hiring, and a friend responded asking for a referral. They are a great person and friend, but an awful worker…what would you do here? I don’t want to be an a$… more

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I just got an offer from a tech company making 100K more TC than I do today. I’m in. I got a call from my MD saying they’re giving me a 15K retention bonus. Ugh. 1) I have a feeling they figured out… more

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App idea: tinder for networking. Sign up, connect your LinkedIn profile. Open app, swipe on people’s LinkedIn profile. If there’s a match, it schedules a 30 min intro call. It is like tinder + lunchcl… more

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Is it tacky to put letters next to your name on LinkedIn?

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I have a theory. Linkedin bragging about summer internships has taken the place of the lowkey humble brag that existed when law school was in person. Honestly, I roll my eyes every time I see it...an… more

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What are some of your LinkedIn pet peeves?

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I saw this on LinkedIn from an ECD and the third point is really bugging me. Part of an ECD’s job is figuring out which creatives to put on which assignments. CDs and ECDs know which creatives they give better opportunities to, and while they may or may not be correct in their decisions, pretending that they aren’t giving someone worse opportunities just seems like self-serving dishonesty, no?

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A topic that’s been discussed a lot recently is how a disproportionately high percentage of people in advertising come from financially privileged backgrounds. While aware of this theoretically, I’d… more

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I just got a LinkedIn connection request from a partner that terrorized me at my old firm. Any obligation to accept or can I just ignore forever?

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Sometimes I look up my clients on LinkedIn and I’m SHOCKED at the disparity between their education and work experience, and the garbage work they do that I have to clean up.

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Is anyone else struggling or has struggled to get a Junior Copywriter job? I've been trying for months, but haven't had any success yet. I have a completed Portfolio, yet one common obstacle … more

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A person who sexually assaulted me in college works in my group. I see their name pop up on LinkedIn and company communications and I flinch every time.

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I still cannot understand the need to post everything that happens in ones life but oh yeah ti each their own. But now is high schoolers posting in LinkedIn about their rejections? I mean I am a millennial but have I reach the stage of “these damn young kids and their (insert grievance here)” ...

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Option 1: LinkedIn BizOps, 150k Total Comp, ~40-50 hr weeks Option 2: Recent IPO Unicorn BizOps, 180K total comp, ~60 hr weeks I’ve been feeling burnt out, but not sure if easier hours are worth the … more

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Saw a LinkedIn update of a former colleague, never thought this person would reach this level. Life is all about ‘being at right place at right time’.

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Why is everyone posting on LinkedIn about it being hard to find talent now? The market is hot, but there’s more than enough talent

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Last day was today. Should I post on LinkedIn thanking my current company and those who helped me as well as show my goodie box from my next company and those who helped me get the job?

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What's your policy on LinkedIn connection requests? 1. Accept only the people you personally know. 2. Accept people with mutual acquaintances, people in the same company, etc. 3. Accept anyone in … more

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