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I’m curious about the interview process at Droga5. People say they “hire for the agency.” What does that mean?

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When they hire you, you'll be working at the agency. Not at a hot dog cart.

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They bait and switch accounts hard.

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They usually don’t tell which accounts you’ll work on

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It essentially means nothing. It’s just a pompous saying their recruiters are taught to say and it’s patently untrue.

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I️ went to droga for a monthlong freelance gig. Two weeks into it, after having proved nothing, I was asked to join full-time because people seemed to like me. There was no process. And I️ should have said no.

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