Ever have a manager so bad that you would love to just slam their name to everyone you know in the industry? But then you don’t want to stoop to their level. I wish there was advertisement karma.

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There is. It is called working at Havas.

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I once worked at Publicis, so yes.

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Same. Publicis seems to have a lot of em

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Whoa, guys. All managers sucked at one time or another. All of them. For various reasons (their boss sucked and gave them bad marching orders, they were brand new and intimidated, they were fantastic creatives but introverted, they had a sick kid and had been living on 3 hours of sleep for years...)

Believe it or not, you will advance quicker if you figure out how to help this boss succeed, rather than tear them down. You will. I promise.

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CD2 he and the Acd messed up the companies biggest projects because they fooled around too much and had to rush something and they still haven’t finished. He then told our CEO that the reason they didn’t finish was because of me and how I can’t handle my workload. Guess what, I have gotten no help by him, he barely looks at my stuff, and I’ve gotten all of my work done on time. So yeah some get bad reps but this one is honestly just a manipulative human who treats people horrible.

Life is too short to be miserable. Leave that bad manager in the rear view and go work for someone better!

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Just tell us. .

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Yes. And Art Directors too. Better to just leave it and be the bigger person.

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It exists. Karma. I’m experiencing it right now and it’s f*cking glorious. This industry is too small. You f*ck someone over, it WILL eventually catch up to you.

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Initials?

Yes. The first one I had. Gave me such bad advice that I nearly got fired and pushed into another discipline outside of my interest in media planning. No big deal now but looking back I wish I would have thrown him under the bus at the time.

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