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Shoutout to all you smart, hard-working, sensible juniors out there. Nothing would run without you.
Is it better to put a “tl;dr” before or after the main bit? I know it makes more sense to have it before but I can also see it being slightly funny at the end of an email. Help
I was on a digital team (30 people) in the late 2000’s to early 2010’s. While trolling my LinkedIn, I realized that a good 80% of my old agency coworkers are all brand-side. Puts things in perspective
Mansplaining: the act of a man condescendingly explaining something to a woman. Mansplaining to the extreme: saying, "'no, no" and then repeating exactly what <I> said during a call 😑
Looking for a career coach with experience helping senior brand marketers. Please send any leads/connections. Appreciate it!
Wow, huge news for Edelman today. https://www.provokemedia.com/latest/article/samsung-stuns-edelman-with-big-budget-account-reverseun. Anyone know where it got shifted to? And sorry to everyone who might get affected, this is brutal.
Who else left NYC to hunker down elsewhere and isn’t renewing their lease because of the unpredictable timeline of offices opening?
I was wondering what do senior copywriters do to keep on improving their skills? Any class/course/ book/experience in particular that you have done/read to get better?
Why are the majority of people so nice on here & yet on the industry websites, it's like a hornets nest of hate. I'm truly interested in people's perspective & truly impressed with folk on here. Ta.
While Publicis was talking about AI, Wunderman/WPP quietly launched an AI services division and platform. Guess we know who's behind and ahead of the curve on this one 🤔
You ever feel like you’re not cut out for all the huff and puff of a big agency ( because of the hierarchy bs and politics) but also feel like you need the experience? Advice?
Most clients dont recognize, or even want good creative work. Dozens of rounds of revisions leads to watered down work that's hard to be thrilled about.
What does one do with an advertising BA degree and agency experience besides working at an ad agency? Does anyone know of any success stories?
Used opensecrets.org to pull this together. Needs refinement but directionally correct. Horizontal is how MBB people lean Democrat with donations. Vertical is donations per employee. Bubble is total donations.
Are we thinking that a second COVID wave will happen and cause another big drop soon? Interested to hear people’s perspectives.
How long notice period to current employer should be in job switching (if employee is in beach) and what are the important points one should be cognizant about while leaving the firm?
Any recommendations for standing desk converter? My company will be working from home for a while. Preferable budget is probably around $350
I just started therapy but noticed a $50 bill from insurance, I was expecting around $20 and I have accenture insurance from Aetna. How much are your copays ?
Does anyone have a site/resource they use for coding interview prep? Currently doing practice challenges to refresh my SQL on Hackerrank, but wondering if there's anything better.
I’m in SAP implementation... what is the best way to go about getting into a government project that requires a government clearance?
Has anyone had a recruiter email for a job but when you talk they offer another boring and lesser role which is totally not what you were looking for? (More like bait and switch tactic)
Are lateral hires to Deloitte (or other sponsoring firms) still eligible for MBA sponsorship? Minimum years at the firm required?
Fun thing to do: use your top 70% of chargeable hours to calculate the amount billed vs your cost rate to see how sweet a deal it is for you to make your salary.
Just started my career. Any advice in terms of travel, status, points, etc? Anything any experienced consultants wish they did form Day 1 in terms of maximizing travel benefits?
Is it normal that my 401k and Roth are dropping so much? Will it go up? What do I do - just stay put?
Is a $1M life insurance policy a good investment at 25 if you’re maxing out your 401k/Roth IRA? The rates are great now considering health and age. Premiums for 14 years and then no more payments