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Has anyone noticed an increase in companies requiring you to complete a take home creative project as part of their interview process for senior level roles?

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Only do that for free if you absolutely believe you’ll crush the assignment, it takes you less than an hour, and you caveat the shit out of what you send them (i.e., agency cannot use ideas in this project unless applicant is hired).

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I've never had this happen but I'm only ACD. I would just charge an hourly rate.

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All in-house seems to do this now. I have heard so many stories.

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I spent all of last year fighting my HR and Marketing VP’s on this. Some consultant got them doing it with other departments and they insisted that I make it part of the creative hiring process. (In house)

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