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So droga promotes three people (all who are white...so diverse) to c suite and creates a new bs role for another executive and yet laid off 100 employees this year #agencyofthedecade

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Maybe, just maybe, those white people were the best candidates? Crazy thought, I know...

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@CD1 this is obnoxious in an industry where 95% of offices are white and leadership is more male the higher up you go. It’s ridiculous to assert that white candidates are always the best ones for the job when agencies won’t even give POC and women the chance to A)get their foot in the door and B) prove themselves or get promoted. Best person for the job is how white guys like you make themselves feel better for not being diverse and pretending you’re a meritocracy.

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Your point?

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You spelled Grey wrong

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i’ve been “getting promoted in a week” for the past four months. the sour taste in my mouth after that announcement... 😤😤😤

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CD1 but what you suggest is simply impossible. You really must simply stop it with the racism

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360i for the win 🔥🔥🔥

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The rich get richer...

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Maybe you can produce better work and stop virtue signaling so fucking hard.

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Didn't they promote two women to c-suite roles?

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Don’t worry, management will use it as cover and then 30 people will mysteriously resign.

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Oh OP, so you posted a hot take with zero context when there was context all along? You are the worst. Get out of here.

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Lol @grey I was talking about the Droga promotions

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We did the same thing recently

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@360i Get off your high horse. I didn’t ‘assert that white candidates are ALWAYS the best ones for the job’. I just suggested that MAYBE those white people were the right people. Read posts properly in future.

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Like most everyone else, I too blame this on #IHOB

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Plus, I have no idea what the promotions mean. We literally invented roles that have no purpose.

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who’d they promote?

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It’s a little early to call agency of the decade (I thought d5 was a lock until this last year)

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Yep and they are the only two women in c-suite out of 11 in our office. Only 2 of them are people of color. And we’ve had over 100 layoffs too.

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