“I said, are you finished having kids? He said yeah, so I said, then cut your testicles off. Because that’s the equivalent of what you’re asking me to do!”
I'm just going to say, as a man, I still think it's kinda bullshit that more women don't get into creative leadership roles in this industry
So is it official now that nobody gets to judge even though everyone were chosen to judge at this year’s AICP?
Just saw the QuickBooks spot. If more financial brands went this flavor I’d be a happy Koala. https://youtu.be/szhCZtPw6xU
I’ve noticed the creatives who are assigned to work on “social” often have little to no social skills. Pains them to even say “hello”
If given the choice, would you choose to stay at a lackluster agency with great work/life balance but no ambition, passion, leadership, or talent - or join an agency known to be a sweatshop with high turnover and controlling leadership, but that’s putting out great work and on a hot streak when it comes to winning new business?
Been looking for a job for the past 8 months. It really feels like I'm never going to leave. I wish I knew what I was doing wrong.
What are your thoughts on “weekly” rates? Seems to always work out that you end up working weekends and they get free days of labor out if you.
5 years ago, I left NYC for SF. Good opportunity. I loved living in NYC, and never loved SF. But the work I made in SF changed my career. So 2 years ago I move back to NYC. Same as 5 years ago (cont.)
I don’t think I’m Creative Director material. How to grow if not to become one? Possible? Is head of art still a thing this days?
Speaking of “conscious uncoupling,” how do you leave a partner you’ve gone from agency to agency with?
Today, I got up, made coffee, changed and fed the baby, prepped a presentation, forgot my 6yo’s Zoom class, got her up and on the Zoom class, presented ugly news to my MD, did a school drive-by parade, fed the kids lunch, met with my directs, prepped the follow ups from the MD presentation, taught 4 homeschool lessons, said goodbye to my mentor, prepped for a pitch, cooked dinner, made my weekend to-do list, gave two baths, and scooped poop out of one bath. It was a slow day.
TFW the med office in your home city says, “the preventative medical specialist you need to see only works Tuesdays and Wednesdays. You’ll just need to tell your boss you need two hours off work.”
"And since a man can't create one [baby], he has no right to tell a woman when and where to create one." -2Pac (complex 25 yr old who left a lot more wisdom w/ the world than credited). #KeepYaHeadUp
Y'all know what's up other than salary research? Layrngitis.... Layrngitis is up. *Screams with no voice* 🥺 Was muted in meetings... Now in real life too 😭
Does anyone else feel like they might have had COVID earlier in the year before this thing blew up?
Recently I transferred from Risk to PI as a Senior. My salary didn’t change but I’ve been told that I’ll get a large bump in October. Anyone have any experience with this?
Malaria drugs' promise for coronavirus spurs hope, shortages https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/3/23/21191588/malaria-drugs-coronavirus-covid-19-testing (Via Sun-Times)
Going to resign this week. Can I transfer my corporate Amex points to a different account? If not, what’s the best way to use them ASAP
I'm sure I'm just missing the original discussion, but can someone explain the axes of the Deloitte scatter plot and what your relative position means in terms of what happens to you going forward?
Going to a wedding in Sharm el-Sheikh in May. I'm limited on vacation days but was thinking of doing Cairo for a couple days beforehand. Good idea? Any better suggestions?
Why does it take so long for mortgage companies to fund your loan? I feel like if you have all of the information you need, it is a pretty quick decision