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What do you wish you'd asked in your last job interview?

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You DID get final approval from finance to hire, before calling in candidates, right? RIGHT???

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Onboarding Onboarding Onboarding. Agencies pour money down the drain when they don’t properly train new employees. Then they get rid of them for not knowing what the hell is going on and start all over with another poor person.

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Can I meet the art director I’ll be working with?

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I wish ‘what is the health of the account?’ was a question that you wouldn’t get a BS answer.

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What accounts will I be working on? *sigh*

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How do you develop your employees? Do you offer trainings regularly? Does the company conduct reviews at least once a year?

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What happened to the last person in this role ?

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Are you gonna let me do my job or will I be forced to follow whatever messy process you are used to?

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Why am I being paid so little?

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What’s the turnover rate in this role?

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AD1 you can ask them specifics to find out. How many of the past few years have shown revenue growth and at what percentage? What happened to margin during that time? What percent of work is retainer vs project? Etc. because you are right... that is a good question! That and - what was the last client review of the agency? :)

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What's the turnover rate in this role? What about the acct team, the creative team, and the lead client? (I worked at one shop where I found I was the 4th person in my role in a 12 month span

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3 months severance.

Will I have an AD? I didn’t know there were offices that are super copy heavy and the only teams are senior

@businessDir1 — If such were the case, you wouldn’t get an honest answer anyway Places like that don’t advertise or admit their dysfunctional

ACD1- true, but it can be a good way to gauge how quickly or well they lie

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