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

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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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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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“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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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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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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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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Does anyone know if IPG agencies have to disclose if they are interviewing someone from another 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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Which IPG mediabrands agencies were impacted by the layoffs today?

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Does anyone know what’s going on with IPG agencies?

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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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Omnious email from IPG Mediabrands....

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Passed through Italy for literally three hours en route to Slovenia...now I’m quarantined to WFH for 14 days given IPG policy. Blessing in disguise, or will I go insane? We shall see!

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Anyone have a rough salary comp for a full-time strategy director role at an IPG network agency?

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Incredibly tone-deaf: the same day layoffs happen at Weber Shandwick and Golin, the head of a sister IPG PR agency posts about winning best place to work 🙄

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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 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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How do I change office / country in the McCann / IPG network? I really like my work at McCann but love to move to another country

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Neon is the Jan Brady of IPG. Not 23. Not 33. Hard to figure out exactly who/what they are. Hosting a networking event and calling it "pharma cheese", I can only assume their agency reel imp… more

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Anyone in IPG companies (or other holding companies with stock purchase plans) actually taking advantage of the stock purchase plan? Thinking about it, but hesitant for some reason.

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Anyone know IPG agency’s severance policy? Asking for a friend.

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Hearing some WPP agencies are now “testing” WFH due to Coronavirus. Any updates on what IPG is going to do? They’ve been silent so far.....

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Anyone know if IPG has any Denver offices? Or the Denver area?

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Love it or hate it, IPG having two of the top three agency networks is remarkable. Especially since this is IPG we’re talking about. Reilly and Credle have really forced change.

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Has anyone heard of Ptarmigan media? Anyone know how their salaries compare to WPP PUB or IPG considering they’re more finance focused?

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Fitzco buyback from IPG?

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Best compensation structures (salary/benefits) between WPP, IPG, Publicis, Omnicom shops? Thoughts?

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Calling all fishies at Omnicom, IPG and WPP. What has your experience been under these parent companies?

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Anyone know if IPG mediabrands is a known company? Specifically looking at taking a role in a data science group there

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I had a convo with a former partner of mine. Which is a better breeding ground for creativity? Independent shops (Weiden, Wong Doody, etc) or network shops under an Omnicom or IPG (Grey, 72, BBDO)

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Why is Publicis charging for there in-building gym? IPG in Chicago offers their employees their gym for free. Are they offering more than just a place to work-out? Or was I just spoiled by IPG?

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Considering moving from IPG to WPP. Thoughts? Any similar experiences you could share?

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How is it working for IPG Mediabrands NY?

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Any thoughts on IPG Mediabrands data science group or exiting to be a data scientist at an ad firm in general? 2 years out of college, good career move or nah?

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Any truth to the rumors that IPG is folding hill Holliday into Mullen?

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