Tough day. Layoffs at JL, Ogilvy, huge and R/GA

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To the many people at Ogilvy who have been let go today, my heart goes out to you.

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If you leave a job, can you really not join another agency within that holding company for the next 12 months? E.g. if I’m at ogilvy and leave. Can I really not join any WPP agency for the next 12 mon… more

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So Ogilvy names a Deloitte vet as new CEO. If they scare you, hire them...?

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I just realized (remembered?) I have am entitled to a pension when I reach retirement age from Ogilvy dating back to when such things existed in our society. Somehow this fell off my radar. I haven’t… more

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What do people think of Ogilvy these days?

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Layoffs in January at Ogilvy now DDB. Sort of an open-ended question but what going on at holding companies right now? Are we finally going to see one go under and split up this year? Anyone worried?

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If there are any George Tannenbaum fans out there I had a super honest chat with him about the Ogilvy firing and what it was like to advertise for Boeing after the crashes.

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Hey Ogilvy NY creatives! How do you feel about your new CCOs? Looks like they are pretty good! Are you happy?

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What has gone wrong in Chicago in the last two years? There wasalways at least one major piece of work the whole world noticed, usually from Leo Burnett or Ogilvy. But the tone and energy of work from… more

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How would you rank the following NYC agencies? Which of these would you recommend for interning at: 360i Edelman Grey Joan Ogilvy R/GA Saatchi TBWA Chiat Day Any thoughts would be appreciated.

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Today is my birthday and my only wish is to land on my dream at my dream company. I'LL WORK HARD EVERYDAY! I PROMISE! WAIT FOR ME OGILVY!!!!!!!

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The end of Ogilvy has come. The name may live on awhile longer, but the company is gone. It took roughly 30 years from acquisition by wpp to demise. But the rot didn’t really set in until the 2010s.

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To all those recently laid off or furloughed, sending virtual support your way. It’s hit everywhere. I have friends impacted at R/GA, DDB, Havas, FCB, EnergyBBDO and Ogilvy. 💔 If you weren’t laid o… more

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Ogilvy or Fleishman for a mid-level position?

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Tons of recently let go Ogilvy folks are looking for work - please share any creative jobs so we can all get back on our feet. 🙏

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So Ogilvy laid off one CCO to hire two entry level types from BBDO? They must’ve been paid lesser than a woman.

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Ogilvy in DC is hiring. We're looking for... -Program Manager -ACD team -Jr Motion Graphics Designer -Analyst -Assistant Account Executive ...and a few other roles that haven't been posted y… more

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Saw Ogilvy just hired a bunch of 30-something creatives. Didn’t they just fire a whole bunch of senior creatives? Hmmmm.

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Had no idea ogilvy had an office in LA, anyone know anything about them?

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Ogilvy, oh no.

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Who is working on Walgreens pitch? Ogilvy + WundermanThompson? McGarry? DDB? Energy BBDO?

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Can someone explain to me why the Ogilvy building STILL has every single light on 24/7. All while advising clients on how to be ecofriendly I’m sure....

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I admire David Ogilvy but mainly for these words, which seem truer as my life goes on: “Develop your eccentricities while you are young. That way, when you get old, people won't think you're … more

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Any copywriters looking for a partner? In an AD with 4 years experience in Havas, Ogilvy and another independent agency.

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Is there a company bowl for Ogilvy? I’m one of the Townhouse production people that merged with the Hogarth/GPS/Ogilvy folks. Currently a part of the Grey company bowl but was wondering if there is an… more

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I don’t mean to be vague but does anyone have experience or insights on if things are “better” as a black person working as a consultant or in house somewhere rather than in an agency? Any POV is help… more

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Ogilvy on advertising or hey whipple?

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Anyone have experience working at/with Ogilvy Consulting? Culture, competence, comp?

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Ogilvy or Edelman? Similar salary offer, similar commute.

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Anyone have examples of agencies’ strategic approaches? ie. stories and systems at R/GA, the big ideal at Ogilvy, etc.

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Beyond relieved that Ogilvy didn’t hire me.

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Does anyone know which Toronto agencies have dog-friendly offices? ie. Ogilvy, BBDO, Leo Burnett, Edelman, FCB. Hoping to get a dog but also want to make a move to another agency in the next year.

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To all Ogilvy people: it’s telling that Seifert keeps trying to nail down that most of the “desperate people crossing are doing so illegally” when In fact they were seeking asylum.

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Thoughts on Ogilvy?

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Word on the street is that Grey & Ogilvy are merging, any intel or just rumors?

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Years of digital & traditional experience at places like BBDO, Ogilvy, JWT, etc. Small shop interviewer doubted my ability to do email campaigns or print brochures because they aren’t in my book.�… more

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