[Finishing a Zoom meeting] Account person who’s taking vacation early: See you next year. Me:
Access Brand Communications
Almost a year into current job. Tons of long hours and menial work but starting to do some really cool stuff now. In-house agency reached out and the lower end of their budget is nearly 2x my salary..
Any other creatives sick of being strategists?
Any other ADHD 🐠 hate taking their meds? Feels like being in a trance, like my personality is down the tubes but need it to get work done
My agency had layoffs & told an AS that they “support” him changing his own title to Account Director for job searching purposes. He’s been an AS for 3yrs here+5yrs prev job. Should I say something??
LGBTQ folks: do you guys ever feel bias? does it make things harder dealing with people’s perceptions? im in nyc, feel i had a much easier time in interviews and getting hired before i came out.
Is getting LinkedIn premium while job hunting a must? I want to reach out to recruiters directly but inmail is only for premium members. I’m getting discouraged. I know one month is free, but it’s just a lot of money after that (my salary is depressingly low)
One day I’m going to throw the hugest industry party to celebrate life. And trust me you are invited
General curiosity... On job applications, how many of you fill in the voluntary form regarding race, sex, and gender?
Phrases and buzzwords banned in 2019, let's hear em. I have but one wish: the death of "ask" as noun.
Working with someone that has ZERO confidence is so challenging. Not only do they hate everything they do, then they project that onto my work. Any tips on how to get through this?
I’ve been laid off and, as I embark on my job search, I’d like to keep my marketing skills sharp. Any recommendations on must read books, or resources?
To go freelance or nah? It seems like people who’ve left the everyday agency life are happier because they are not mixed in the webs of chaos and politics. Real talk I’m a bit envious.
Interview has asked me to bring a "Social Strategy" that I developed to an interview. I've never personally built a tactical strategy... Strategists do that, right? Am I crazy? Advice?
Do you trust Glassdoor for salary info?
Why do I need to subscribe to see the Cannes winners? I have a login for Lovethework.com but every time I want to see more about the campaign, it tells me to Learn More
Who are DDB NYC main clients?
I’m planning on working remote in a few different cities this summer and fall. A week or two or three here and there. The goal is to stay inspired, meet new creatives and ad nerds, experience art, learn more, drink on rooftops and keep feeding my creative mind. Who has suggestions of cities I should hit?
Random thought: When bots figure out how to capitalize letters and put punctuation in the right place, we’re all fucked.
Need advice fellow fishes in the bowl! I'm currently a senior consultant at PwC, got 8 years of consulting experience. First 4 in EY, now here. Growth has been slow-ish, but thats primarily because of poor negotiation when I was switching I'm not the kind of guy who is driven by running after new clients. I can develop good relations with anyone, yes, but its not something which drives me Now, I've received an ok-ish offer from Bain Capability (BCN) as a project lead (continued in comments)
Anyone here own a Garmin 6x Pro? Worth it? Have always worn mechanical watches, attempting to embrace the smart watch revolution. I enjoying running, biking, walking, once covid is over winning. Also considered the 945 too.
Doing a status match from AA to United bc my EM is requiring me to fly United for the next 5 weeks due to flight times. In your opinion, which rewards program and FF service/benefits are better?
Do CFP CPA CFA and MBA make that big of a difference in the RIA world? I’ve seen very successful individuals with all 3 and without any at all
I currently work in industry and I have an offer with a 17% bump in base salary to work for a consulting firm as a senior associate. I’m worried about WLB and being worked to the bone. Is it really 60+ hour work weeks? Should I go for it? Really need to make a decision this week. TIA 🙏
Anyone know how to use an iPad as a whiteboard and connect for online instruction? I have goggle classroom but use of it is limited we mostly do worksheets and paper pencil learning in the classroom
Recruiter asked me where I was living and I told her the nearest big city to my house. She then asked if I lived in the city or the suburbs. Besides homes office do they ask this to see if you should get a higher/lower salary depending on your response?
Anyone interested in case interview prep? I am about to leave Bain and have some time before my next gig so can officially do case interviews with people looking to break into MBB. PM me if interested!
How is someone able to go from a second year associate at a Big Four to a senior VP at a bank/credit union? I've been seeing a lot of that lately and I want to be next haha.
Hi All... I am involved in part time project in a non-IT field. Anyone with a zing to develop an alternate career while working in their current jobs...feel free to message me or whatsapp on my number +91-9656505172
Anyone live in Hell’s Kitchen/fidi/Hudson yards. Super nice apartments but not familiar with areas as I work and live in midtown. Would appreciate pros and cons
Someone I know at work in sleeping with a member of the client on the accounting side. How seriously do firms take this? Do people get fired over it?
Wish we didn’t have green card backlog issues. Really demotivated. Wonder what we’re slogging towards. Getting out of bed itself every morning is a battle.
Does anyone know what McK Radar team is like? Passionate about DoD and curious what the likelihood is to transfer from Big4 to MBB in the federal space compared to the commercial space. Happy to DM!
What is your firms PTO policy?
More layoffs at VaynerMedia this week. I've survived 3 rounds in less than a year.... maybe this time I start looking for another job?
First day WFH for many, many of us! The majority of 🐟 have been nice to one another with generous amounts of empathy, encouragement, humor, teasing, and camaraderie. To all of those 🐠, thank you!