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Edelman lays off 5% of staff domestically. 50% of data and analytics team laid off in NY. Clearly decision makers understand the industry and what’s valuable (intuition > data)

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Almost half of NY video production too, despite being extremely busy and profitable even through covid.

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PR agencies don’t respect production. In my experience we’re seen as expensive vendors rather than billable profit-centers. Some account teams would rather throw away money and get cheap production (and the value reflects that) than collaborate with their own colleagues.

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Since we are all remote it doesnt make sense to pay NY salaries. Same work can be done in Dallas by equal talent for 30% less.

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Wow sorry to hear about that. That's rough. Hopefully a decent landing

It’s been great seeing data jobs being posted for Edelman after these layoffs. Just saw a producer role too ..

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