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So, How’s Enfatico Handling WPP’s Hiring Freeze?

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From the moment we heard about WPP’s hiring freeze, we wondered what would come of the little shop that could, Enfatico, down in Austin. The problem is pretty simple: how can you build an agency when hiring people isn’t allowed?

So contact Enfatico we did, and here’s what we found out. Per spokesperson:

“As you have noted, there is a WPP-mandated hiring freeze. Enfatico is working hand-in-hand with WPP to secure approval for critical hires and expects to announce in the coming weeks a few additions to our team.”

So, Enfatico is exempt, and still staffing up. But at this point, aren’t all their hires, “critical”? A recent report published in the Austin Business Journal indicates the agency has, “the bulk of hiring behind it”.

Per Gretchen Miller, svp pr:

“Given the recent economic events, WPP and many other companies are being judicious when it comes to bringing on new staff. Enfatico is still hiring for key positions as we continue to build our capabilities to serve Dell.”


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