27 Things Advertising People Know To Be True

Thanks Buzzfeed .. this gives Sh*t Project Managers Say a run for its money…

1. Everyone hates status meetings.

Everyone hates status meetings.

The clients, the creatives, the account team. EVERYONE.

Source: statigr.am

2. When it’s eerily quiet on the line, you know the other callers are talking shit on mute.

When it's eerily quiet on the line, you know the other callers are talking shit on mute.

We all do it.

Image by Arielle Calderon

3. And as soon as you get off the phone, you do this so you can chat about all the stupid stuff said on the call.

27 Things Advertising People Know To Be True

Image by Arielle Calderon

4. You see these buzzwords in emails almost every day.

You see these buzzwords in emails almost every day.

5. Meeting invites are the bane of your existence.

Meeting invites are the bane of your existence.

6. Eating lunch at your desk is an everyday occurrence.

Eating lunch at your desk is an everyday occurrence.

Maybe unless you’re having a good-bye lunch.

Source: statigr.am

7. Clients always want the logo to be BIGGER.

Clients always want the logo to be BIGGER.

Image by Arielle Calderon

8. Pitching new business means you’ll lose sleep and your sanity.

27 Things Advertising People Know To Be True

9. Seeing QR codes in impractical places makes you shake your head.

Seeing QR codes in impractical places makes you shake your head.

Does anyone NOT in the ad industry even know what this is?

10. Great company culture includes a whole lot of weird.

27 Things Advertising People Know To Be True

Source: youtube.com

11. And leisurely activities.

And leisurely activities.

Source: statigr.am

12. And an abundance of alcohol.

And an abundance of alcohol.

Source: facebook.com

13. There’s a ton of odd décor at the agency, and that’s the way you like it.

There's a ton of odd décor at the agency, and that's the way you like it.

Source: statigr.am

14. You work a ridiculous amount of hours and leaving by 6 p.m. is considered a miracle.

27 Things Advertising People Know To Be True

15. And mistaking Thursday for Friday is the absolute worst.

And mistaking Thursday for Friday is the absolute worst.

You just want to LEAVE.

16. People are always late for meetings.

People are always late for meetings.

Except maybe AAEs.

Source: statigr.am

17. The client will never approve your creative the first time around.

The client will never approve your creative the first time around.

And if they do, that’s a goddamn miracle. Have a beer.

Source: statigr.am

18. When someone is “out sick,” they’re most likely interviewing for a job.

27 Things Advertising People Know To Be True

19. Because the best way to get a raise is to jump agencies.

27 Things Advertising People Know To Be True

20. Your non-advertising friends always assume this is your life.

21. And every department has its stereotypes.

And every department has its stereotypes.

Image by Arielle Calderon

22. The holiday party is the biggest shitshow of the year.

The holiday party is the biggest shitshow of the year.

Source: facebook.com

23. You appreciate your client significantly more when they send you free food.

You appreciate your client significantly more when they send you free food.

Source: facebook.com

24. Filling out time sheets might be the worst activity you do at work.

Filling out time sheets might be the worst activity you do at work.

A job number for every client and every little project.

25. Besides building a deck.

Besides building a deck.

Source: wikihow.com

26. The client ALWAYS changes their mind.

The client ALWAYS changes their mind.

Image by Imagine Television/ via: Arielle Calderon

Image by Imagine Television/ via: Arielle Calderon

27. And this is you every time you get off work.

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