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Has anyone survived a large round of layoffs at their company? Very curious about how you navigated that brave new world.
Has anyone watched The Trump Insurrection on HBO Max? As someone who mostly reads the news it was truly horrifying to see the footage from 1/6.
How is the Work ethics at Nokia Networks ?
Going to San Francisco for the first time with a group of buddies at the end of the month. 24-27 years old who like to eat, sightsee, party. What’s the best neighborhood to stay in? Fisherman’s wharf, Russian hill, Nob hill? Or any other spot
Should I follow up about a job when the last time I heard anything was 1 week ago? Or do I just assume I’ve been ghosted. Everything has been very positive up until now.
Anyone handle subrogation work and enjoy? At midsize general lit and received offer from smaller subrogation focused group at another firm in ny
I have offer in my hand from tech Mahindra with 6.30 lpa which includes 10 percent variable. Also Im holding one start up company offer with 7 LPA without any variables. Which one should I choose ??? Tech Mahindra will be good choice as per job security ???
Also with new offer can I ask counter offer in tech Mahindra .?
And if I did not continued with tech Mahindra will they blacklist me ???
Do work clothes fit me?
Are these outfits still in style?
Do I have to get my hair done?
What is a work shoe?
Do any of you feel like you bear most of the mental workload in taking care of your kids? My husband is a great dad but I find that I’m the one thinking about and doing the little things for my baby, like planning her meals, being the one to order all her clothes when she outgrows something, thinking about how to help her meet milestones etc. obviously these things are my responsibility as her mom, it just gets tiring sometimes since all those things really add up with this job.
Need your suggestion.Is it right to leave @oracle in just 3 months for @Ericsson global india offer.YOE 10 years
@Oracle 32 lpa
@Ericsson 39 lpa
Cane's and Popeye's is better than Chick-Fil-A.
Is there a difference between a tagline and a strapline? I feel like they’re used interchangeably except maybe that straplines are specifically for TVC?
Hello, fishies! I am a 26-year old registered nurse currently based in San Francisco. I am planning to move into a different city. Which city is the best to live in for a young healthcare professional in so far as practicality and job opportunities are concerned? Also. if you have additional tips, it would be much appreciated. Thank you in advance.
What’s a partner round in PWC india. Is it your typical HR round or its a tech round again?
It’ll be helpful if you can shed some light on this PwC India
Stack - ABAP
I present 99% of my ADs ideas, so when our CD doesn’t like them I feel like she thinks I came up with them, but it’s usually my partner’s ideas. It’s starting to wear me down 😕
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Essence or 360i for media?
What’re y’all’s thoughts on adding friends/family/classmates that aren’t in your industry on LinkedIn? Does it fudge up the algorithm or am I overthinking it?
Hi fish! Looking for a recommendation for an online ad builder program where people can easily build marketing collateral like fliers, posters, letterhead, etc. through templates. Suggestions?
How are you handling police sympathizers/apathetic social media behaviors from professional connections? I have been purging EVERYBODY who pulls the “all lives matter” or “I support our police” card, but when it comes to industry connections idk how to handle it. I don’t want anything to do with them and want to do my part as a non-POC to call them out, but my city’s agency scene is so small & close knit I wouldn’t want to be blacklisted or make an enemy. How have you been approaching this?
I’ve been asked to pitch in on a gift for a supervisor who’s leaving. No price point was recommended because the people invited range from juniors to EVPs. I’m at an associate level, only been at the company for 6 months, BUT this person did have a hand in getting my resume seen. Any idea what I should pitch in?
Was recently offered a $36k non negotiable entry level position in SF. Really want the job but worried I won't be able to make ends meet. Should I bite the bullet and take it? Or look for other jobs?
Contracting fees - how did you come up with them? I figured out a baseline that I would need, but is nearly half of what my friend charges for freelance. am I missing something?
I’ve been at my current agency for a few years now, it was my first job out of college. I’ve never been truly happy here but in the past few weeks I’ve been really miserable. My biggest issue is that what I do now is so niche that while I’m doing a good job, it hasn’t prepared me to work anywhere else. I’m always looking for new jobs but worry about losing the stability of what I have, however I know the longer I stay the less likely I’ll be to find something else.
Need advice. Just graduated (aug 18) got an entry level job as “director” of business development at an ad agency shortly after. Been in it for a few months. Dread cold outreach. Stay and suffer...
I’m sure people here have been in a situation where they were looking for another job while they were pitching some big ideas with their current agency. These are ideas you’d be proud to have in your book.
If one of these ideas was sold and you started getting offers from other places, what did you do? Did you stick around and see the work through or did you accept the offer and ask to be credited to some degree? Did you regret your decision or was there anything you wish you did differently?
I keep getting into second and third rounds of interviews and not getting the job bc my experience is low. Can’t seem to get past the # of years hurdle. Anyone have some encouraging words? Need a lift
For any strategists in here, what’s the best mac to have for a Junior? I’ll be attending VCU in the Fall and don’t want to explode my budget, but also am aware I’ll be making an investment.
Advice for a mentor? Want to give some encouragement to my mentee. Not much in the book yet and having a tough time finding a job. I hate to suggest Ad School since they already invested a lot of time and $ in grad school for MFA. But how do you build up your book as a copywriter and pay the bills. Is taking a job (any job) at an agency the best move to make $ while book-building?
Any resources/classes/advice about learning how to manage personal finances/budgeting for the first time? (Im a recent grad with student loans!)
Account manager here. Bust my ass to make my creatives happy and provide pertinent information. Yet, I still have the basic “account” persona. What’s the deal, creatives? Legit asking how to appease.
Is Word or PDF format resume more compatible with ATS? P.S. I have invisible tables underline my resume. Please advise. THANKS!!
What to do when an account director is trashing you professionally to coworkers, especially if you’ve never worked with him... it’s really weird.
Got a verbal offer from a big agency a week ago and HR said written offer will come by EOD but no email. They did background check last week. Followed up last week no response, what would you do?
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