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Chicago homies: I’m struggling. Is anyone hiring right now that I could send my book to? Like, directly, and not a robot that’s going to automatically reject me? I’ve applied to VMLY&R and that’s about all I’ve found. I’ve emailed connections, no luck. I’m working a contract gig out of the state right now, but I really don’t want to pack up life and leave just yet. I’ve pulled all my resources, and now I’m asking you, fellow fishbowlers, please help. Also anyone want to be a mentor to me? Lol.

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Don't limit yourself to Chicago. plenty of agencies are working remotely now and for the foreseeable future. Check the FCB Health network if you're willing to try pharma. they have tons of openings

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Has anyone heard back from VMLY&R on any of the jobs they’ve been posting in the last three months? They seem to post creative roles all the time but haven’t heard of anyone actually getting a response.

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I just accepted a job there ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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