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Thoughts going out to all the brilliant people at Edelman after today’s seismic shock

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Is there a way to politely tell managers that I’m not being paid enough/have a fair-enough title to manage the endless urgent EOD deliverables that happen on a daily basis and cause me to work overtim… more

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ATL lost all people of color, save for 1. Majority also women. Individuals who frequently get paid less due to their skin and then gender and will have the harder time finding new sufficient work duri… more

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I implore Richard and the DJE leadership to not be dazzled by names and CVs, as there will be a surge of Trump administration officials and government employees out in the market searching for a job. … more

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NY Town Hall. Thoughts?

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Junior staff member here nearing 2 yrs at Edelman. Was told pre-Covid (Feb) that I was up for promotion. The news out of the US Townhall seems to suggest that “special” promos won’t take place til yr … more

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I just stopped crying. My inbox is full of requests about pitch work - do immediately, needs this now, it’s for Richard/Deidre/Russell/any other big name so stop what you doing, have you had a chance … more

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Saw that some teams are announcing promotions (via LinkedIn updates) while other teams are still waiting word. Have you all seen that movement regardless of office? Feeling more positive that we’ll he… more

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Can’t say I’m hearing what I need to hear from leadership today as we await election results. Would love to hear how people are feeling

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Following the most recent post, it’s tough out there right now and we all miss our office mates. Let’s send kudos to all the amazing leaders, group heads and managers. Who within Edelman is helping ma… more

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Edelman should have made World Mental Health Day a company holiday and just given everyone a day off on Friday. Coulda made earned headlines doing so... rather than sending another set of toolkits and… more

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People play “favourites” at Edelman. Convince me otherwise.

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Curious what others thought of the email from Lisa Ross today confirming there will be no official return to office in 2020. On the one hand - great! On the other hand, does this mean there will be an… more

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Is Edelman the Goldman Sachs equivalent of Communications/most prestigious? I have heard mixed things.

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So no one is getting promoted for sure, right? Any talk of those limited promotion opportunities in your office?

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Buried PDF announcing no raises until October 2021 and raises will start with levels 1-3. At least it’s Friday?

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Thoughts on Clearview 360 feedback no longer being anonymous? I feel like that’ll just lead to less accountability for leads and more broad /vague feedback

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Under the current remote situation I have purchased a desk and chair, printing paper, ink, and increased my internet speed. How are others handling these increased expenses? Will I be able to deduct t… more

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Hey Andrew Foote - when are you going to address your team and the people you selected to be laid off?

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Tired. Spent. Emotionally drained. Over worked. Understaffed. All terms I heard today from team members and friends. How is everyone out there feeling? I’m feeling all of the above but also optimist… more

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Is anyone from NY leadership planning on saying something to the hundreds of employees who have been terrified every time we’ve received an email today? I know this is a difficult time for all, but th… more

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Samsung news, thoughts? Should people get ready to lose their jobs?

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So a calendar invite means you are getting the axe right?

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Changing our PTO policy less than six weeks from the fiscal end?

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What makes someone a multicultural expert?

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Crying on this U.S. call. So grateful that it was held and so grateful for the amazing colleagues who were brave enough to speak up and share their stories. Thank you.

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Thoughts on DxI?

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Is Chris Manzini’s new role considered a step up or step down?

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I’m a woman who doesn’t shave my armpits. I’ve been at Edelman for nearly 5 years and never worn a strapless sundress because I think I’d get side eyed. what do you think, office appropriate?

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Putting in 50+ hours per week, and staffing is still asking me to take on more bc wildly understaffed. Curious if managers/team leaders can see the hours entered in timesheets?

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What helps you get re-focused after a period of feeling burnt out/unmotivated? Know lots of us are feeling this right now, so hoping this can be a positive thread of actions/habits that have worked fo… more

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“Let’s lay off a bunch of billable people, force our current staff to drown in work and then put up a bs LinkedIn position for a high paying salary of MD, head of connected stories instead of finding … more

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Any tips for keeping to a semblance of regular business hours while WFH? I feel like I’m working at least 2 more hours a day this week, and people seem to be expecting it now that there’s no commutes.

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I’ve heard some poor reviews of our mat leave, and from what I can see on paper, it’s not great. What’s your experience with mat leave and being a mom at Edelman US? I want to stay here, but would als… more

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What is Edelman like these days? They have so many job openings currently. Is Food & Bev a powerhouse? What about Brand? Seems like it from the outside.

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To all those calling for a mandatory WFH, apparently you don’t have kids at home who make WFH a distinct challenge. WFO is a necessary option for those of us with kids (and an energetic dog) at home.

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