Assuming this is not merely a PR play from BK’s CMO (which it very well may be), I’m saddened to see that some creatives are just as tone-deaf and self-serving as the C-suites that hire us.

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This guy and Anselmo Ramos represent everything that's wrong with advertising, and they are somehow perceived as the saviors of the industry when all they make are opportunistic, meaningless campaigns that don't change anything.

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What why are they everything that’s wrong jw

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🤢🤮

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You can hate Machado all you’d like, but when it comes to this tweet, where’s the lie?

I’ve heard some CDs tell clients they “have” to do something. An account guy on LinkedIn just posted about how proud he was of talking a client into doing it. All white, by the way.

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Copywriter 1, you're a community builder 🤔

I’ve got my resume and portfolio ready. Where do I send it?

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lol meanwhile David has Z E R O black people in Miami

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Everything he does is for PR imo...

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He’s not wrong though. And the comparisons to other gimmicks doesn’t make it less of a valid point. There is work to be done and now isn’t the time to make light of it.

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He wants to be famous. So far, it’s been working. Eventually he’ll get to the top of the hill, make a questionable move, and be knocked off. This doesn’t seem like it, but it could be.

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JPM money laundering? I think you have us mixed up w CS or HSBC? Our kyc is no joke

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I got an offer for a job I really want but 60% pay cut. How do I say thanks but no thanks/ has anyone else been in this situation?

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Hi Fishes,

Since
IBM pays HRA as part of FBP, is there a way to know how much percent of basic salary is paid as HRA? The offer letter reads maximum 50% of basic salary. Would anyone be able to suggest genarally what is the percentage or are there any driving factors for this?

TIA.🙏

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Twitter is alive baby

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What is a 3.8 GPA in a social science equivalent to for STEM Majors? 3.8 seems high, but then I hear it’s not competitive if it’s not “difficult coursework”

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How is Accenture’s M&A practice regarded relative to Big4 - PwC DDV, EY TAS ..

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Am I making a mistake internally switching to FDD? Have an Audit partner who mentors me telling me Audit is better if you intend to stay long term: easier and more clear path to make partner, audits are recurring revenue, more diverse exit opps, FDD takes audit people but not vice versa, layoffs more likely in recession. Thoughts?

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Do recruiters typically get sign on bonuses when they’re hired for larger tech companies? Currently at Chewy as a contractor but would like to go full time there and would like to see if it’s a common thing in recruiting

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I’m talking to my dr about starting some kind of medication for ADHD next week and am just wondering if people close to you noticed when you started taking medication. I read some reviews online of people who said it destroyed their personal lives because medication either made them irritable or made them crash at the end of the day and unable to participate in social events.

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For those who became platinum premier elite + ambassador with the merge, have you received your ambassador already? How long does it take?

My principal is collecting payments for school pictures and field trips in cash and I think she may be keeping some of the money. What should I do?

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What’s up with EVERY spot using Bob Dylan - The Man in Me lately?

Hello Everyone Looking for job opportunity in KYC AML , Kyc Analyst or Loan processing ,Loan Syndication . Currently working with ICICI Bank Ltd in international banking YOE : More than 3 . kindly have a look on this post

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Hey OP, bought my 1st contract this past Fri. Probably gonna lose it. $65 lesson (no biggie). Saw what was gonna happen with Sketchers. No idea it was going down that far. We'll see what happens.

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How do creatives like working on health stuff at Edelman, Ketchum, Golin etc? Just a ton of press releases and live tweeting ASCO or…?

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Are you guys working remotely? How do you think this will affect us? Will executives find we are no longer essential? I’m happy we are WFH but am nervous our jobs will be the first cuts made.

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Have you ever been passed on for a role by someone who is less qualified and has done less than you in terms of side projects related to the new role ? Seeing this happen over and over again can be crushing, and I'm doing my best to keep doing more projects and build my portfolio, and I try to stay as positive as I can in interactions. What are you advice for how you coped in this type of situation?

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Just finally broke into the Booker’s 2020-01 “Granny’s Batch.” Wow. The pepper on this is wild

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I’m currently in the Northern Virginia area. I will be grading this upcoming December with a BS in computer science.

I would appreciate if anyone could offer me a referral to tech companies in cybersecurity or software engineering.

Thank you 🙏

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Bear with me, I need to ask:
Can you think of a great promo campaign? I’m not talking about those cheap goodies brands give away. I’m taking about a value/deals driven campaign.

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Money question; what would be a good price per hour for a freelance senior Art Director in NYC with over 10 years of international experience? Thanks!

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First shortlists are out, how are you feeling?

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Do u read YouTube comments on ur own ads? Looked at something I spent months on. Half think it’s funny and the other half are mad that we aren’t promoting family values. Clients probably reading? 🤷‍♂️

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What’s it like working at TBWA/MAL? The people, the hours, etc.

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My level of effort right now...

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Do you find there to be a stigmatization of spending (collective) your entire career in
one city in our industry? If yes, do you feel it’s contingent on which city it is? What your role is? Both?

Just got a woman owned beauty brand as a client to run their TikTok and IG. Need models who are looking to build their portfolio and/or social presence. No budget for this but would be for an exchange for free services: free product, permanent makeup, hair treatments, etc. Have a professional videographer shooting this, so there’s a benefit of pro looking content to showcase as well. Any suggestions on how to best spread the word?

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TFW someone starts to reveal their true colors and bad attitude to other people you work with. 👌🏻

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The creative contingent has convened and voted to disavow A Writer from the post 16 hours ago in hopes of keeping in tact the great PM / Creative alliance.

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what are the “worst accounts” at some of the big agencies in NY to work on / be hired for? Talking Droga, BBDO, McCann, Grey...

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Looking to recruit for a new creative/content shop launching 8/1 in and around the Philly area. Need solid art/graphic designer and free-thinking digital/social writer 5-7 + years experience.

How do you know if an interview went well? I’m afraid my personality didn’t show that well today bc i was nervous, but CDs and i seemed to hit It off & they introduced me to the AD

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Art Directors, how do you make your storyboards? Do you draw them by hand? Use iPad/Wacom? Do you trace? 👀

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D&AD New blood brief: Put Intel at the heart of consumer purchase by encouraging customers to prioritise Intel devices and increase the company's relevance in PC and laptop purchases. Your response

Anyone here have experience in building an influencer program? I prefer to label them as brand ambassadors, but either way…I’m in the health care space, we are looking to engage & leverage health care prof voices to partner on content & product dev. Largely, the goal is to further grow our social presence. I’ve said a few times that it’s most beneficial to have research & a plan from that research. It seems we are starting out w/just asking influencers to contact us. Which fine, but then what? 🤷🏻‍♀️

How hard is it to make good dtc pharma?

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NEWSFLASH: An in-house coffee bar and free bagel Friday’s does not a culture make.

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Anyone have book/podcast recommendations on creative leadership? Or on leadership/managing in general?

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