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For the first time in 2 years I’m feeling hopeful again. Dare I say happy. I was laid off, big agency network, with a truck load of international awards, over 40, interviewed non stop, got ghosted ...

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(Continued) daily. Never gave up. And then out of the blue it happened. An offer. An Agency. A team. An exciting opportunity. I’m so thankful. Never give up.

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Congratulations!!! That’s so awesome!!! Wishing you all the best of luck in this new exciting chapter.

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Congratulations. Thanks for sharing your story. Lucky agency. Lucky team to have a leader who will truly appreciate them. And thanks for the reminder to be grateful, even on the rough days.

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This ^^^^ 🙌🏻

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2 years. That’s rough. Way to stick it out 👊🏼

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Congrats! I’d love to hear your POV on the challenges aside from ghosting, lessons learned etc. Do you feel age or art/copy background was a factor in length of search? Might help those in similar position, or those with only a Prius full of awards vs. a whole truckload.

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Bingo. I parted ways with a network agency about three years back. They are still trying to decide who they are, something they lost sight of after almost a decade of pursuing pure growth and profits. But I am very grateful to have learned with them, and because of them. Managed to derive a powerful story from my experiences, and career and projects have never been better. Chose to freelance because it turned out to be much more lucrative. Still working with great teams, with the flexibility to travel wherever, whenever I want. You gotta have your story. Also, I have an art background but am doing way more strategic and other writing.

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Nice to stick it out, but don’t forget about the next creative that’s doing the same thing, needing the same opportunity. You have a leadership role, lead by finding great creatives and giving them their shot too.

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Yeah! I am so happy for you. My wish is that this will also happen for so many other talented and nice people that have been let go. I hope everyone finds a nice new home. 👍

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Congratulations. Glad the hope is back.

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Nice post. Go get em!

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Thats great. Hope you love it. Go decency!

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Congrats!

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Congrats 🙌🌈

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Love seeing this. So happy for you! Your new team is lucky to have you. Go kill it ✨

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Congrats!

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Congratulations for sticking with it, and for landing the new gig. Give them hell!

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That's wonderful news!

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congrats!

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Lucky you and lucky them! Congrats and good luck in the new role. Nothing better than a boss who truly appreciates how fortunate we are to do this silly job for money.

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Fantastic. I can’t believe you stuck it out for two years!! Congratulations and best of luck on your new gig.

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Congrats. Happy for you.

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Awesome. I want to have the same audacity, tenacity as you in this industry. Good luck!

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