So You Want To Be A Mad (Wo)man… 6 Tips For Making It In Advertising

Ms. Career Girl

In the hit television series “Mad Men,” which takes place in the 1960s, most of the women are confined to the lowest levels of the agency: the secretary pool, the telephone switchboard and the reception desk. Fast-forward to 2016 and women hold about 50% of the positions in the advertising industry and are found at every level of management. The post So You Want To Be A Mad (Wo)man… 6 Tips For Making It In Advertising appeared first on Ms.

This is me battling impostor syndrome

Penelope Trunk

But at the same time, my parents were doing things like getting angry enough to leave me as in Arlington Heights, alone on a street corner, while they drove back to Wilmette. He tells me he researched women’s shelters in my area. Women’s shelter? Did you say women’s shelter?”. I can’t go to a women’s shelter, Dad. A women’s shelter, here?”. This is the big test. Right here. This is the test to see if you will stick with me even when you know everything.