Why is Publicis the only hold co not really laying people off? OPG, WPP, Omnicom, Dentsu and MDC have been a bloodbath. What is Pub doing right (or wrong)?

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Went from a Publicis Groupe agency to an Omnicom agency and omg it's so much better. Far less bureaucracy. Nothing is antiquated here! I'd assumed they were all the same degree of stifling mes… more

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OMNICOM HASN’T ANNOUNCED WFH YET - WHAT ON EARTH ARE THEY WAITING FOR? WHY DO THEY NOT UNDERSTAND THE URGENT NECESSITY TO BE PROACTIVE HERE??

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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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So, how’s your Omnicom “return to work” survey coming along? 🙄😂

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Whose company is doing donation matching right now? Ozzy on the town hall yesterday saying OMD couldn’t match “bc uh Omnicom something something network rules” (when we KNOW TBWA/Chiat NY is matching!… more

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Omnicom mandating remote work only. Thank God.

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Omnicom talking to us about going back into the office just as COVID deaths are projected to hit 3,000 per day by June 1st seems perfectly on brand.

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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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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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Men. What’s your go-to for the dressier wardrobe? Sport coats, etc. I know omnicom has a discount to Brooks Brothers. But haven’t been. Any others to find a nice tailored jacket or two?

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I’m in the OHG network. Pretty junior. Can you tell me if we need to be worried? I’m Scared. Keep seeing here about omnicom. WFH makes all this agency stuff feel so much bigger than little ‘ol me.

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Anyone have inside scoop on Omnicom? I had a recruiter reach out for a role (not creative) working with a client but not part of an agency. I didn’t realize Omnicom managed clients outside of agencies… more

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Do Omnicom agencies no longer pay freelancers via 1099 to their LLCs or S-Corps? One of their agencies just told me they are strictly W2 only. I worked with a Omnicom agency last year who paid 1099.

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Leaving Omnicom for that freelance life. Where are y’all getting your health insurance from?

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I’ve already heard lay-off rumors/realities from both Omnicom and Publicis. Who else??

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What’s the situation like on the draft kings and Volkswagen account at omnicom ?

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How’s TBWA WorldHealth in Chicago? I have seen all this going down with OmniCom, but health seems to be ok. Toxic environment or good place for career growth?

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all Omnicom WPP, and Publicis agencies are mandating work from home. If your boss is mandating you come in, is there any legal recourse? Putting lives in jeopardy?

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Hey, Everyone. Just want to share some hope: I just landed a freelance gig with one of the OmniCom agencies. If I can do it, YOU DEFINITELY CAN. The light will get brighter.

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Is Omnicom forcing everyone to take half of their vacation days in your agency? We where told we have to use half before labor day.

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Anyone else at Omnicom have all their health insurance accidentally shut off on Dec 10, not to be reinstated until the new year? I don’t know what to do.

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Publicis, Omnicom and WPP — what message do you think this sends to employees? Asking for all my Fishbowl friends. Cause it certainly doesn’t show that you are “people-first” companies...

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Omnicom mandating remote work only. Thank God.

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Omnicom is now remote. Phew!!

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Black CD’s on the agency side ready to jump to Group Creative Director or Executive Creative Director. I know of open roles at an Omnicom health agency. Health exp a plus...Message me.

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Account Manager role, 5.5years exp. NYC, large Omnicom agency. They came in at $75k, thoughts on whether this is a bit of a lowball?

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When you moved to an Omnicom agency, were you surprised by the popularity of the term “remit?”

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Anyone heard updates re introducing promotions again in Omnicom?

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Have a week, Omnicom.

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Was just asked to complete a “virtual interview” as part 1 of the process for a summer internship at Omnicom Health. Has anyone been through that process? Any tips?

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

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Do all Omnicom agencies truly require a college degree? (And not be open to applicable, equivalent or beyond experience.)

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Omnicom fishies. How much PTO do y’all get? SAE level in the states. Was told 2 weeks but that’s kind of low?

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Omnicom vs Publicis group? Which is better for career growth, salary, and work life balance?

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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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Do you get severance or compensation from agencies if they let you go and you're at a more junior level? Specifically for agency holding companies like Dentsu and Omnicom

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Do Omnicom media agencies 401k match? Specifically wondering about OMD and PHD.

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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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