Has anyone jumped from agency to in house and not liked it? What made you not like it?

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Lack of discernible goals, lack of tangible milestones, lack of any real direction or purpose or way to measure progress. I'm someone who likes to make things and solve problems and it felt like they just wanted a subject matter expert on staff to sit in on pitches from other agencies. I was out and back in the agency world in 3 months.

In-house is great if you just wanna sit around getting paid to do nothing. Which, to be fair, many people do. But if you're used to being held accountable to progress towards a scope of work, it can feel pretty jarring to then work in a place that has no apparent objective other than to keep existing.

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Bait and switched; interviewed and was promised one role, and then realized they placed me in a totally different role when I began. However, it allowed for some time to decompress from agency life, really assess what I wanted next, and move on to something even better.

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