Meeting clients for the first time. Tips to make make a good impression?

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Dress presentable. Be early. Solid handshake. Remember their names. Ask about them (don't talk about yourself). Don't interrupt them. And then all normal manners things.

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Shower

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Know one thing they don't expect you to know. Drop that into a conversation.

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Treat them like humans. Be yourself but on your best behavior.

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Asking questions about them that demonstrate your knowledge of their business. Also: assless chaps.

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Read the newspaper before you go. Be up to speed with what is going on in the world. Google them

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Look up the previous work on their brand (from before you joined) and show you understand the history. Or something like "would you mind talking about this campaign, I was wondering why ...."

You're from Grey. Right? I hear letting your balls hang out is the way to go.

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Those of you who are currently unemployed: how long have you been unemployed and how many places have you applied to in that time?

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Best *practical* luxury loafers / ballet flats for women? I don’t want to get the gucci loafers, and was initially planning to get chanel ballet flats but I tried a pair on last week and they felt very uncomfortable. I want something practical and also comfortable (I have sensitive feet and often end up with blisters / cuts with uncomfortable shoes). Any thoughts appreciated!

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Whats the easiest way to start your own tax return preparation practice (part time at first) then maybe full time if worth it? Which tax preparation software is best to use? Or is it better to start off at HR block or similar places to learn some of the ins and outs before going solo?

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I am going to start a career as a Patient Access Rep soon. I have previous admin experience and I am wondering if I should ask for a pay increase to salary? The starting pay for this position is 16.25 but I am wanting to ask for 19up…How much are patient reps making now days in this medical field?

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Anyone care to share experiences and reviews with GOLFTEC and their private swing instruction? TIA!

I've managed to save quite a bit during the pandemic since I've lived at home. I've paid off most of my debt, and am fortunate to have a lot of cash saved up that I want to do something with. If you were in this situation, how would you invest your money or what would you do with it?

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What is a fair salary range for a Senior Solutions Architect in Austin?

Can we compare some of the material pros and cons between Morgan Stanley & JPMC, for eg. Morgan Stanley has 90 Days SL compared to 12 Days in JPMC..please comment if you are aware other points

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How much time Société Générale takes to get the approval on Expected CTC and provide salary break-up after final round of Interview ?

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We are 1k fishes !!

Hoping to see more active people 🙂

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Hello Everyone
i have 2 years of experience in Sql and .5 years of experience in data Science... i am currently working on my personal project to have better understanding in this field.
Please guide me where can I get good job in the field of Data Science and what salary package should I expect with this portfolio

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Can anyone share their thoughts on Tata Consultancy Services Limited Management trainee programme and how it can be suitable for someone with background in MBA finance and half a year's finance experience. And what is the path of progression in TCS through this route and challenges that one should expect. Thanks!!!

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Anyone onboarding on Nov. 15th out of the Rosslyn office? I’m coming in from Dunn Loring. Would be interested in connecting with anyone!

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Hello All,

Do the recruiters at
Atlassian usually get back to you even if you are rejected in a particular round? It's been 10 working days and I haven't received any kind of communication from their end.
Atlassian

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How do you effectively engage your most difficult students? Just looking for some advice - could really use it!

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People who freelance, which website you use that actually works? (apart from upwork)

P. S. I have tried Upwork and Fiverr, upwork has worked for me but fiverr is too dry, no response or any notification there. What are the alternatives to these websites?

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I personally hate working holidays related to minorities or during race history months at least at my current firm. The amount of cringey, borderline racist shit I've heard in the office today is disgusting. Didn't know that non-Indigenous people still referred to Indigenous people as Indians, but I sure got a wake-up call today. Yikes.

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Just for fun:
When KI comes to kgs for support:
KI: Support chaiye global level ka but paise nai hn
KGS: O stree kal ana!

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It's that time...🦃

What's one thing you're grateful for in your life or career at the moment?

Drop it below! 👇

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Great 2d animation studio?

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My boss tried to fired me after I put in my resignation. 🤦‍♂️

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AD: "I have to leave at 4:45 for a Dr appt." CD partner: "Is that Dr. Mani or Dr. Pedi?" #loveyourpartner

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Worst experience with a celebrity talent??

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Let's talk titles...
Is it bad to take a lower title if it means more pay and a larger agency?

(Specifically going from VP at an agency of 50 to Director at a global agency)

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Anyone here work at yellow shoes (disney)? Would love to pick your brain.

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Anyone giggle comparing this Spielberg pettiness to ad agencies saying how unfair it is that publishers, studios & "media” shops are taking accounts? “Get off my lawn google, we don’t want to evolve”

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Freelancers: Anyone ever try to get you to put in overtime for free?

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Thoughts on the analytics team at 360i?

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Has anyone negotiated severance at the start of a new job? If so, what exactly did you ask for? 🤔

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I’m super strong on art/design but rarely got a chance to flex the conceptual side. I got laid off and that issue isn’t playing in my favor. How do I convince CDs i’m emailing to take a chance on me?

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What have people’s experiences been like with Omnicom’s health insurance plans? Is it Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna - which company is it? Do any of the plans cover therapy?

Funny how some distance makes everything seem small.

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In your experience, how often does someone follow through when they say they like your book and will give you a call? Asking for a friend.

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Did transitioning to freelance help anyone’s mental health? I’m dealing with bad management at my company and it’s taking a toll. Also finding that the 9-5 schedule causes me more stress that I expected.

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What does Co Collective actually do? I’ve never seen any work in the press by them

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Great PR firms for nonprofit orgs? focused on prosecution of gender-based crimes (domestic abuse, human trafficking, etc). focus is successful prosecution. Not victim support. Very niche. Ideas?

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Still being logged into AIM on its last day of existence

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hey, media girl with 6 years' experience, YOU DO NOT NEED A 2-PAGE RESUME.

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I’m launching a podcast “Advertising Will Save Us” that explores a wide variety of topics from ad-tech watch-dogging to vibe shifts to water shortages. And ultimately asks all of its guests if Advertising will save us from the biggest challenges our society faces today.

Before we launch we want to hear from you why you don't think Advertising will save us. What infuriates you about this industry and what needs to change?

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