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How to set boundaries at work with the Covid campaigns? We’re already working long hours during the week. I really can’t take this on the weekends too. I know you’re supposed to ‘save your job’ but...

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God it’s been relentless. I don’t have an answer, just sympathy. All our previous projects are paused or canceled so theres an obligation to jump when clients say jump, but the urgency of all of them (and all happening at the same time) is not helping my already-high stress level.

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Yeah, we got an assignment Friday that is due Sunday. I also get companies are trying to survive and appreciate that we haven’t had layoffs, but we’re all trying to deal with this chaos and I could have used a day to relax.

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That’s crazy. We are advertisers not heart surgeons. No one will die if a campaign doesn’t go live on time

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The ‘threat’ being dangled over our heads is: at least you have jobs to work for!

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I guess we just work like slaves in hopes of another 1-2 paychecks? 🤷‍♀️

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Same. Got added to a text thread Saturday evening about a project needing to go live on Thursday. I’m terrified this is the new normal.

This can’t be! There is no time to even do laundry and I don’t have a machine in my apartment 😫

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