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May 9, 2019

If you’re a working parent (or know a working parent), you may have seen a New York Times article shared in the past week or so titled, “Women Did Everything Right. Then Work Got Greedy.” The gist of the article is that even as women are more prepared than ever, they’r...

As a child, I wrote poems, stories, and songs; I even won a songwriting contest in high-school.  I like to think that those creative inclinations lead me to advertising. When I started in the creative department at the Leo Burnett Company I was excited about the prospe...

March 19, 2019

My LinkedIn news feed has been littered the past few months with articles espousing the benefits and drawbacks of working from home. Some of the articles I’ve clicked on feature people who love it and swear it makes them more productive. Some of the articles focus on c...

December 12, 2018

As Spool gets ready to celebrate our first holiday season as a new agency, we take stock in all that we have. And we are full of joy and gratitude. Truly.

We are grateful for our team, for our clients, for our health, our friendships and for the exciting future ahead. I...

November 21, 2018

Before I head home for the holiday, preparing to cook for 16 (my first time cooking a turkey, gulp!) I wanted to send a quick note of gratitude. That word is used a lot and I think it’s lost some of the meaning behind it, but in this case, when I say I’m grateful, here...

November 20, 2018

Mary Anne has been working with Spool’s CEO, Catherine, for years in a number of capacities, and she has been an instrumental team member for our Baby Einstein client. Mary Anne is a PR pro and Spool is lucky to have her part of our team and a PR and communications spe...

November 14, 2018

Sura joined Spool in October as an SVP of branding and marketing; she's been an awesome addition to the team out of the gate. Here's more about Sura!

Spool: What's one piece of advice that has helped your career (that you want to pass along to others)?

Sura: Um, three pi...

Originally published on Working Mother 

I’m lucky. I’m the daughter of a mom who showed me and my sisters that she could kick ass in her career while raising our family. Growing up, there was never a doubt that if I wanted to work and have kids, I could have both. I als...

September 27, 2018

This is part of our ongoing Voices of Spool blog series, where we ask our team to share their voices and experiences. In this post, Carrie, our ECD, writes about why she's with Spool and what brought her over from a previous agency life. 

Recently I joined a collective...

September 20, 2018

From Catherine: This article popped up in my email and it immediately resonated with me. Earlier this week I was speaking with a new mom who went back to work a few weeks ago. While the original nature of the call was about a possible position at Spool, we quickly got...

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