Question of the Week: What’s your most underrated piece of advice for working in this industry?

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Ooo that’s a good one. Only fake it until you make it if you’re learning along the way

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I know there’s a portfolio review bowl, but would love a recruiters POV-any willing to give feedback over email?

I’m not seeking new opportunities atm but want to make sure I’m well represented. TY


My H1B transfer was filed in premium processing as per the law firm but the case status shows “ Case was received”. Isn’t it supposed to be “ Case was received and receipt notice was emailed”?


I make 135k as a manager in the federal space in DC. Is that low?


Currently exploring the option to take a full-time-remote position for a significant pay increase. Can anyone that’s recently made the move to a full-time remote job speak on pros and cons?


Bain & Company Hi all! Would anyone be willing to talk to me about life at Bain and potentially refer? Bain & Company Thanks in advance!


Hi 🐠, question on CFA / CAIA- are either worth pursuing if you want to “up” your professional bonafides? I don’t come from a background in finance, but work primarily w/ PEGs like so many of us.


Please advice - 29F, Senior Manager, 7 years of work exp (Advisory) Masters from Columbia University, looking to pursue MBA in 2021. I want to change my career path to PE Ops/ Management Consulting at MBB and hence the plan to pursue this. I’m a little worried that I’d be older than the class median and if it’s would be worth the investment at this stage. Any advice would be much appreciated.


In Bosch, is it possible to change the department/domain. For example, I want to change from embedded domain to AI/ML..
Could anyone comment on this ..

Looking for a new role and to take the next step in my career. Currently in house as a graphic designer, looking to move into more of a senior designer or art director role with concept and strategy as part of my responsibilities. Anyone know anyone or can offer any advice? Would also appreciate feedback on my portfolio. DM if you’re up for sparing the time.


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How long does it take after I quick alcohol to start feeling good? For reference - I have been drinking about 3-5 drinks per evening, for about 20 years.


I have a pre interview practice case with someone at BCG before my interview next week. Are they grading or judging me? Is this all part of the evaluation or truly a free practice round?


What is the performance cycle in pwc ac? When are hikes usually reflected


Just started a new job helping a company do some testing for a new system. This is out of my norm because I’m a GL accountant, but have experience with the new system they are using. I am literally sitting here with nothing to do because I have not been trained how to use their existing system and have not been exposed to their full process. I feel so lost. I emailed and asked questions but get no response.


35M here - any F interested to chat? Please DM


Is long-form copywriting part of your job? Or just short-form like social posts, ads, and SEO?

If you only write short-form, would being able to create longer pieces provide more job satisfaction/enjoyment? Or are you just fine with the shorter stuff?


For all you retail people...are you experiencing a very slow holiday season? I am a retail manager and I feel like this season has been freakishly slow. I thought we would at least match last year's number or be up a little bit but we are trending down. I talked to employees of other stores in the mall and they are saying the same thing. Is anyone else experiencing this in their market?


If this isn’t the truth 😅

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Can a non-strat consultant lateral to IB (any IB except Tobin &co.). 23 yrs old, went to a T15 school.


What precautions have you taken for an infant or baby on airplanes since they can’t wear a mask?


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Question of the day:

How are you guys doing today and what content would you like to see in this bowl?

Hey guys! Welcome to the bowl! This bowl is for entertainment industry professionals and those aspiring to work in the industry. Come in, talk, invite your friends, and make some new ones!@


Anyone working on an activation for ComicCon this year?


What are you guys working on today?

Job searching/hiring thread for September

Hey guys. Happy September! Let’s make this post a thread for people looking for jobs or internships and people looking to hire within the industry. Please introduce yourself or your organization and provide skills, job descriptions and appropriate links in the comments. Happy hunting 💕


How did you make your way into the entertainment industry? I’m going to grad school in the fall and would appreciate any advice to getting internships and then eventually a job in this industry. Let me know your story and your advice. Thanks in advance.


How are we feeling about The Blues Clues 25th Anniversary promo?


Applied for a ~perfect~ job at WMG and would be eternally grateful for a referral 🙏🏻


What are your favorite sources of entertainment industry news?


How do you feel the metaverse will influence the streaming industry?


Anyone familiar with SAG-AFTRA rules? If we’re on distant location, and it’s a 6-day work week. Is the 6th day paid at a premium rate?


What’s something people assume about your role in this industry but isn’t true?

I have an investor who wants to turn his life story into a feature film. He has no official biography or documentary about his life. He’s willing to put me on a retainer and pay expenses to get to the point where we can attach a writer. What should I charge and how should I structure my retainer?


I’ve been trying to get into The Walt Disney Company for years and can’t seem to make any progress. I’ve tried introducing myself and connecting with recruiters on LinkedIn and of course, applying to jobs on their site. Would anyone happen to have any words of advice for someone trying to transition from the ad industry into the entertainment industry?


I’ve worked in Management Consulting for around 5 years. Been looking for exit ops working closer to content/releases at music labels (WMG, SME, UMG) for the past year but it’s so hard to get my foot in the door without significant past music experience 😭 Anyone have any advice, or potential contacts?


Question of the week (pick 1 or both)

What was your path into the entertainment industry?

What did you start as and what do you do now?

It’s internship season! What’s your best advice for someone looking for an internship in the industry?

Since Covid started, what’s the most memorable piece of content that you have seen? Mine has to be between Tiger King and The Circle. I never really was into reality TV but Somehow Netflix got me into it.

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