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Is it diversity if you only hire minorities to work on diversity projects that make you, as an agency, look good? Maybe those people just want to work on stupid banner ads like their white coworkers

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I don’t know, but I know it’s fiscally irresponsible. What CFO would approve hundreds of thousands of dollars in talent costs for a projects that will bring in $0 revenue?

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It’s good PR...good PR often eventually yields $ results in the long run. Not saying these aren’t good and important things they are doing too, because they are, but I don’t believe it’s entirely selfless. And who knows, maybe the people working on these initiatives want to be working on this type of work over banner ads...I know I would! Maybe I’m too cynical

I’ve never worked on a banner ad. I wouldn’t turn down the work I’ve just never been put on a banner ad project 🤷🏽‍♀️

If only you had the balls to point this out publicly. Yes we hate it when you just bring us in to work on minority stuff and suddenly forget we exist on the general market stuff. Bring us in on everything!

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