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Should we return the laptop while leaving PWC??
Looking for PLF ideas with citizenship and character. (This should be easy but my migraine isn’t allowing it to be.) Ugh!
Does anyone have knowledge/experience working for/with Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab (APL)? I am debating applying to an opportunity they have open and I wanted to gain insight on what it’s like working there in the AI/ML or software engineering space. Johns Hopkins University
Looking for recos on internal trainings to provide for entry-mid level employees at the company that would be appreciated/add value/make their lives easier or more confident.
(I.e. client etiquette for newbies that haven’t had exposure or just haven’t been in office bc of Covid, leading meetings, managing up, working in person 101, etc.)
Has anyone ever actually had a partners help them find their next job. I always here partners come to me first before leaving but was curious to see if anyone ever actually goes that route
My pay has been frozen for a few years. Do I stick it out? I feel like our school is stuck back in time.
Any Canadian bilingual community/social media managers looking for work? We’re hiring for a remote role.
Going to Accenture UK at L7 (Manager level - Business and Technology integration) What should I be mentally prepared for? All advise/ pointers gratefully received. Thanks 🙏
Any senior ADs or ACDs in the NY ad scene need a new partner? I’m hungry af to make good work and ready to move on. Dm me if you want to see my book/send it over to your recruiter. 👌
I am looking to invest about $5K from my Fidelity HSA. I was planning on putting it in VTI&VXUS but saw there are similar Fidelity mutual funds with lower expense ratios: FXAIX/FSPSX....
Moved to the city about 6 months ago and I’ve been disappointed in my experience. I know the pandemic is playing a factor but I didn’t expect the winter days as gloomy as they’ve been. For those who have lived here for a while, is this normally what the winters are like? What do you do to keep things interesting when you can’t go outside? Last two months have made me consider moving but part of me feels like I won’t have given the city a fair shot
Need a referal in Accenture / Wipro / Mphasis and NTT DATA for automation testing.
Thanks in advance
What does a “data strategy” deliverable look like?
Does anyone have any insight on how to determine the number of test cases that should be written for UAT? My clients’ Product Owners has a huge discrepancy in the amount they write for their (cont.)
Hey people, I’m looking to get some ergonomic tech for my new job , where they are giving me a MacBook Pro. Does anyone have suggestions for a mouse and an external keyboard? I have a set that I use for my current computer, which is a Lenovo thinkpad, but not sure it will be compatible. I have multiple herniated discs , so trying to be set with my wfh station before starting 🤞
Reminder : no one care about you as much as or more than you care about yourself. Protect your neck at all times.
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Valentine’s Day is fun because candy! Go buy some fancy artisanal candy then eat it without guilt. Come on couples and singles, get your candy on.
I cannot take a compliment. I get SO awkward.
Just wrapped a project that required 60+ hours a week of work and I don’t know what to do with myself.
Not enough experience for senior level roles, overqualified for manager roles.. welcome to the hell of mid-level job searching.
I’m starting to think “Free The Bid” means “Get A Free Pointless Bid From A Sucker Production Company (While The Agency Steers The Job To The Guy Director They Really Wanted In The First Place)”.
I usually don't post serious stuff here on LinkedIn, but wanted to share a struggle I've faced, and hidden, for a long time. A stigma that might cause me to lose my job, or at least my colleagues' respect, now that I'm admitting it here in public. But I courageously share in the hopes that it might help even one person find the strength to face and admit it themselves, and maybe de-stigmatize it moving forward.
I secretly like Coldplay.
Now give me my 400,000 likes, please.
Award season bums me out. Lots of bs case studies when the actual work was terrible or mediocre, yet our careers depend on these awards mostly. It's like the actual work doesn't matter.
I’ve never understood why it’s ok to bring dogs into an office setting. Sure, it might make things easier for you from a caretaking perspective. Or, calm you. But, some people don’t like dogs, and others can be allergic. So, your co-workers have to be uncomfortable for a perk that isn’t required to work? Or, they are forced to cross the growing list of agencies who do allow them off a shrinking list of possible places to work? It doesn’t seem right and has always felt a little selfish to me.
I don’t want to be a manager anymore.
If I get a divorce it will be because I’m the breadwinner, the housekeeper, the tailor, the accountant, the chef, the professional organizer, the family psychologist, the tutor and the receptionist while my husband is the daycare worker and groundskeeper and acts like an aggrieved martyr for even having those two jobs.
I think last week did this industry in for me.
Cut your ego. You're selling fucking soap.
Finished a final round interview. Met the president. Sent her a thank you email saying her office smells amazing. Was that too weird of me?
Today I got a scornful look from someone because I said LGBTQ. I was corrected… “LGBTQIAP+” Seriously? I think we could help our diverse community by simplifying this… it’s always going to be changing as people are more dimensional than we ever realized. How many more letters can be added and how can we keep up? Can’t we just agree on an all encompassing term like ‘People of the Rainbow’?
Can't explain how good it felt to uninstall outlook on my phone on my last day yesterday
I think my last straw may be that I’m on the way to the ER and people are asking me to send my working files over the weekend since I’m “out of pocket” today
Was walking in nyc herald square with my pregnant wife and her mom. A very sketchy guy gets in my face at a street corner and kicks me in the shin. Hard.
Keeps walking and then turns back and looks at me and winks. I made the decision to not do anything so as to not escalate the situation (wife asked me to just forget it) plus we were running late to family brunch.
But it’s emasculating. Anything else i could have done? Didn’t feel critical enough for 911 plus who knows when/how long thatd be
I'm not really feeling fishbowl's design update.
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