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Is it noteworthy to have worked in the creative industry for 23 years -18 in advertising, without ever being fired or laid-off? Are there medals or gold watches for that?

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You lucky.

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I started advertising 5 years ago and got laid of 3 times (always in groups of 20+ people).

How many agencies?

That’s incredible.

Feel like you may be doing it wrong.

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