Hello guys! Yesterday I completed my CE Baseline test. How will I get to know about the outcome/result?
I have an offer from JIO and BottomLine.
Which one is better and recommend to join.
Can anyone suggest on it?
McKinsey & Company Does anyone have experience working at/with Periscope at McKinsey? What are your feelings on WLB, relationship with rest of McKinsey, culture, etc ? Looking at product management/design roles at the company. Thank you in advance. McKinsey & Company
How do you guys manage to work-out as big law associates “on call” 24/7? I used to work out religiously but ever since I started practicing, I can’t get myself to get back. Anyone care to share routines and what works for them?
Any success stories going from Middle market (audit or tax) to big four consulting? (2 year experience). Specifically Transaction advisory.
I’m attending Columbia this fall and I’m looking at apartments. I’m coming from a cheaper city but generally knew what to expect. I think the big shock for me though is broker fees. Is it normal to have to pay 4-5K in fees? That seems absolutely insane to me, but there seem to be very few options for a no fee apartment. Is this really what I’ll have to pay?
I'm a front end developer with 3+ years of experience, interested in pursuing career in the same. I had applied for front end developer role at HSBC, gave an interview for the same, but now they said it is a techno-functional role. I'm confused if this is aligned to my interest. Need you advices.
Home office revamp recommendations:
1. Autonomous standing desk: honestly the best desk ever! Order arrived in 3 days, even better quality than I imagined. I got the L shape one, fits 3 monitors and a laptop comfortably on one side. Now I stand while taking calls. I wish I had it last year during busy season. Oh I have a promo code if anyone is interested: R- 200les
2. Steelcase gesture office chair: same chair as PwC office.
Does anyone else find it extremely hard to pay attention and retain information from video calls? I feel like I’m constantly getting distracted and my losing train of thought, even when I’m leading the meeting
Week 1 of joining a new company.
Should I send a high level weekly update to my boss (vp)? I barely spoke to my vp this week.
Or does it look I’m showing off and childish?
At what point do you elevate your peer’s mistakes to managers? It feels like my teammates elevate each other frequently but I don’t like to get involved because it seems like tattling. Do managers value knowing who on their team is messing up in small ways?
Anyone joining Deloitte USI Hyderabad as Campus hire on 22nd August?
Do we need to Physically Present for Onboarding or Can we attend Virtually.
If anyone have any Information Please let me know or Feel Free to DM for connecting.
I’m planning on leaving the classroom at the end of this school year and move to Germany. My parents are currently living there for one more year so I want to take advantage of the opportunity. I would like to enroll in a master’s program or continue work in some capacity—any advice or suggestions for working/studying abroad?
Are any accountants looking to get out of the payroll services space? If so why is that the case?
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My agency has been giving me briefs for ‘proactive work’ for a couple months and it never sees the light of day... Advice?
Anyone here working at or familiar with MRM McCann in Detroit? Was reached out to by them and would like to learn more from someone other than the recruiter.
How is it working on the Creative X team at Meta right now? Been seeing a lot of job postings recently
Do you guys think comedy in advertising will come back to what it once was? This isn’t a “comedy is dead” post — but it’s unarguable that the market doesn’t tolerate it as much as it used to.
What kind of classes would you recommend to a junior art director fresh out of portfolio school who has great conceptual chops but needs more experience with design?
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Is it easier to
1) go from one FAANG to the FAANG company of your choice?
2) go from a top agency to the FAANG company of your choice?
In case that makes no sense: is it easier to go from Amazon to Google or from Wieden to Google?
What can I do if I have severe creative differences with my CD? (I’m not ever really into the direction he gives me, and he’s never into any ideas that I bring forward that don’t feel bland and safe.)
What are some things NOT to do when speaking to agency recruiters about a role? I never seem to get past those initial meetings, and I don’t know what I’m doing wrong.
The physical escape key is back! Wahooo.
Hi all. Junior here. I've seen many threads exposing the Creative Circle as the reddest of all flags for freelance work. Is this also the case for full-time roles? 🤔 Ty.
What’s the oldest creative you work with? My manager told me people almost never retire from advertising and now I’m shook.
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That’s such a good question- I feel like this is a combination of how much $ you’re making, how much you have saved, how you want to live your day-to-day and what job security you have.
Personally, I lived at home until I was 27 (I’m nyc based) then I bought a coop and lived alone. I had about 5 years of experience altogether
You forgot to add the biggest factor — family. Kiss your parents every day for letting you build up those years of equity.
27, but I prioritized living alone and budgeted for it.
gives me hope, same age, gunning for it once I make my next move if the starts align
When I was a mid-level art director in 2012, I got a 1-bedroom rent stabilized apartment for 1200/month in a pre-gentrified part of
Brooklyn. Stayed there for 9 years.
Probably when you’re making that CD money.
Depends where in NYC.
Ever since my first job in San Francisco. A studio in the city was only 1200 at the time.
Senior art director
When I was a junior I had a tiny studio in a dumpy old tenement building on the Lower East Side for $1,150 (about $1,800 in today’s dollars).
Anecdotally, I moved into a 1 bed in Hell’s Kitchen as a mid level copywriter (85k). The rent was around $2100.
I really couldn’t do roommates after I hit a certain age. I didn’t go out much and saved whatever I could. I stayed at that apartment for a few years with rent going up in small increments.
I stayed there all throughout 2020 during the Covid of it all and just moved to LA over a year ago for a new job. Not sure what the rent prices are lately.
1.5 years in, a very small rent stabilized studio
Senior. But like SC1 said. Priorities. After college I couldn't live with roommates no more and made it a priority to live alone and adjusted accordingly. That means compromising on space and lifestyle. But figured if I spend the better part of my time at home, I should have the mental and physical space to come back to.