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Offered job @McDonalds for 90K with a 5K sign on bonus. Currently making 85K. Bonus structure at McDonald’s is 14-30% and a much better WLB. Torn on whether jumping to industry would stagnate my career or if I should look to hop to a different consulting field before joining industry (currently I’m in TP w/interest in strategy consulting). Speaking with a few different companies this week but McDonald’s wants my decision by Wednesday. Offered the job last Friday 9/23. Thoughts?


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Some question on Retention bonus received in Feb 2021
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According to LinkedIn, there’s a hiring frenzy going on but all I see are junior roles for under 35k to work on social. Is this the “frenzy” they’re talking about?


Anybody looking for Senior Brand Strategy help? Experience with top global brands and top agencies. Can share more in DMs.

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When your CD squeezes your ass at the Christmas party ☹️


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At my first agency job, I was
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- Looked down on and generally disrespected constantly.
- Falsely accused of theft with no evidence.
- Ordered to lie about my religion.
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How was your first job?


biggest sociopath you have ever worked with ? dare ya to spill the beans ....


Who leads creative at WK now since Ian and Tony left?

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What are MediaMonks UK like? Feel like I read about them everyday, but don’t see much of their work. Any good?


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Any advice on good recruiters in the UK? Looking to move back from the US. Thanks


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