Last week I asked about whether middleman staffing companies like Creative Circle, Aquent, and Robert Half were necessary when freelancers can be hired directly and potentially earn more. The general response was that staffing companies provide a service and can benefit both the agency and the freelancer. So I thought I’d pass this along for all of you Creative Directors who may be looking for your next gig.
When did “Preditor” become a title? “We have an immediate need for a Preditor (Producer + Editor) to support one of the most important and inspiring software companies in the world of design and dig…
Does anyone know how much recruiters make all in at firms like Robert Half, Aquent, etc?
Been working my ass off the past year networking, studying + doing jobs I didn't wanna do. Finally, all the hard work has paid off. Today, I started an internship at one of my dream agencies!
I started interviewing with a company back in January but they were taking while to make a decision so I put them out of my mind. Fast forward to last week and I found out that I’m newly pregnant. Now, I was offered the job. I don’t know what to do! I hate my current job and this new company seems like a better fit. Do I tell them before I accept the role? I know it’s very early and anything could happen with this pregnancy but I’m torn. Advice would be so helpful!
Negotiating at place that is know for poor compensation. They adjusted the contract once, but this will be a $2k pay decrease with all benefits. What things have you negotiated besides straight $?
AD Agencies: It's mental health day! Be good to your mind, body and soul! Also AD Agencies: Please bill 100 hours this week, you can go to therapy at 1am
How much is severance usually?
AEs: What do you appreciate about your core SE? What would you change about how you work together?
This may be the most impactful spot Ive ever seen. Setting aside the politics of gun control for just a moment, I’m curious what people think of the approach:
What’s everyone’s take on unlimited PTO? Our agency is moving to this but I actually hate the concept/benefit. No one takes time off as it is and I think it allows for overworking and passive aggressive judgement.
I often find myself in creative conversations about whether we should be showing groups of people, stores open for business, etc in our social posts. I personally don’t think it’s insensitive and I believe most people don’t associate creative with COVID all too much anymore, what do you all think?
As a company we are looking at going digital with our employee personnel and medical files etc. What are some of the ways you have done that? Any advice/recommended process?
By all means, please feel free to send me as many Teams or Slack messages as possible while I’m trying to present or actively listen to someone’s feedback. It’s not distracting at all.
I see a lot of people complain about how shitty the industry is (and it's well deserved). But let's hear from those who love their job. Tell us why you're happy in advertising.
Are the lions that important for business or are they important for stroking somebody’s ego?
Did the Grand Prix winning Dove campaign commission those Covid portraits or did they already exist?
I’m so sick of brands turning nouns into verbs for tag lines. “Summer Safely” “Family Greatly” Stop.
How long, on average, did it take you to study before you could pass the PHR/SPHR exam? Did you think it was worth it?
FTM to be, planning to buy Chicco keyfit30 infant car seat and Uppababy vista v2 stroller with an adapter to fit the car seat and stroller. what can be the challenges with using an adapter vs buying a stroller with compatible carseat. Another option would be to for with Uppababy mesa carseat with uppababy vista v2 / cruz stroller. what would you recommend? Not planning to have another baby in near future, live in an area where it rains most of the days.
Mckinsey recruiter reached out to me telling they would like to pass me to my final round. But haven’t had the chance to discuss pay. This is an associate position at Mck Solutions and I have 6 YoE and a Master’s in Engineering. Should I even bother asking about pay now ? Asking this only because I’m on a path to manager (+pay bump) with my current company.
Generally does MBB referrals need to come from the same office you're applying to? I guess it would be a stronger case
Can someone give me an idea what a Director in tech at a B4 makes? MBA, 15 years experience, 7 years cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP).
Im getting an interview and recruiting officer wants to get a range. I'm looking for a Sr. Mgr to Associate Director level on SAP ERP with 5 YOE. Whats the range these days?
I have a client that is about 5 years from retirement but and close to his overall savings goal. He continually wants to jump back and forth from Conservative to Aggressive, doesn’t take many of my re
Looking for advice on firms with true work life balance. I am in mid management with technical skill in Oracle Hcm cloud and previous ebs.Would you go big 4 or boutique firms
Looking to exit to industry in a corporate strategy role in 1-2 years. Would going to Strategy& really improve your opportunities if you’re already doing good strategy work at D Strategy?
How to not let it affect you when you see people your age or even younger doing ‘better’ than you career-wise?
Anyone get covid after being vaccinated? What are symptoms and how bad did you feel? Have a bit of a sore throat and was out in nyc this weekend
Is an MBA even worth it if my opportunity cost is north of $600k? Find it hard to believe that I’d see a salary increase of >$100k, which is probably what I’d need to justify it financially
Is Mckinsey Digital Labs a well-respected consulting arm? How does it compare to Big 4, Accenture technology groups?
Can someone give details around Slalom work culture? Evaluating an offer (AWS solution arch. Sales Support + Delivery)
For an internal promotion, what % bump is reasonable? Specifically from AD to SAD in NYC but any insight would be appreciated
What kind of technical questions may appear during Deloitte's M&A Finance interviews? I guess an understanding of M&A and Finance function during M&A is important. What else could it be? Thanks!
Business consultant at Accenture - what’s that?
Anyone from Bain Toronto open for a chat? Perhaps open to a referral if I’m a good fit! Bain & Company