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Considering recent WPP issues and Ogilvy layoffs, would you say Vayner is a safer bet to work for? They seem to be one of the few agencies that are flourishing when the rest are taking a beating

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Advertising is a roller coaster. Everyone goes through highs and lows. It’s part of the business. But as much as I want strong talent to consider Vayner, my advice would always be to not base a decision like this on perceived financial stability. It’s a moving target wherever you go. And it’s not what generates real career satisfaction. Instead, base your decision on the philosophy, people and practice of the agency. If you agree with what they believe, if you like and trust the people, and if it’s easy to see how you can make a positive impact on the work. In my experience, that has lead to greater career happiness. I’m also happy to answer any specific questions about VM that you may have. Just let me know. 👊🏻

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They keep laying people off. It's not a safe bet and you won't make anything you're proud of.

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I’d say I’d sell my soul to the devil before working for Vayner, but I already sold my soul when I entered advertising.

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My agency has never had layoffs. Raises and promotions every year for the 15 years I've been here. One word: pharma.

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That’s pure and uncut confirmation bias on your part. All agencies have layoffs even places that blow smoke up everyones ass like Vayner. Also do 5 minutes of research and you’ll find plenty of reports on Vayner layoffs

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🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣 Vayner

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@steve Babcock the fact you’re on here speaks volumes more than any Gary V LinkedIn tirade 👏👏👏👍

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Yes

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Yes. Go to Vayner.

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