Anyone else just flip through here and realize either all agencies are trash, or people’s expectations are maybe just too high? Just me? Cool.

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The grass is always greener but it's just spray painted astro turf.

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I think it’s like any other reviews. If it’s just ok or good, I don’t leave one (like online shopping). But if I had an awful experience, I tend to write about it. So you might only be seeing the people who had the worst experiences. (Also, a lot of people in advertising don’t even use this app)

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Pre pandemic, I could list like 10 agencies I would have loved to have worked at. Among those, only 2 remain on my list. 1 new one was added to the list.

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That’s just me and I mostly base it on creative opportunities. The juice has to be worth the squeeze after all.

Anecdotally speaking, I saw way more people replying to threads here with “good place to work” or “great, talented people” before the pandemic vs now where almost every reply to a thread is “run” or a puking emoji.

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The industry has changed dramatically. I just read a thread that clearly states Creatives prefer having more budget go to project oversight than the creative process - their words, not mine.

Yes and this thread on fishbowl speaks to the whole industry

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