Golin

  www.golinharris.com
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Golin President and CEO Fred Cook
Fred Cook
45 Ratings
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    Great Company Great People Great Leadership

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    Former Employee - Public Relations Specialist in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Public Relations Specialist in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Golin full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    What a great place! If you are in PR and looking for a terrific company, try to get into Golin. CEO is fantastic and office leadership strong, smart and professional. Engaged in community service, supportive of employees and committed to great work for clients. A lot of long-time employees reflective of positive culture. This company really cares about its employees -- doesn't just say they do -- they really do.

    Cons

    Office was vanilla, but they've since moved to an innovative space in the Hancock. A transportation subsidy would have been niice-to-have, but not a major issue. I can't think of anything that was a real Con.

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    Keep doing what you're doing ...

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Golin Interviews

Updated Nov 14, 2014
Updated Nov 14, 2014

Interview Experience

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    Communications Strategy Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Golin.

    Interview Details

    Got a reply to my application one month after submitting. Had one intro call and they asked for some follow-up notes, then went dark. Totally dark. I got one single line response stating that the process was delayed a couple weeks internally.

    Two months, a handful of unanswered check-in emails later, and nothing.

    The issue here is the total lack of respect for a candidate you've already spoken with, and not having the respect to at least communicate whether the position was filled or they've cancelled it all together. It just leaves a bad taste in my mouth, and soils the reputation of the recruiter and the company in a small community where reputation means a lot.

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    Easy Interview

Golin Awards & Accolades

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101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Chicago, 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For, 2009
Best Places To Work in Chicago, Crain's Chicago Business, 2008
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Additional Info

Website www.golinharris.com
Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1956
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Business Services
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable
Competitors Omnicom, WPP Group, Edelman

At Golin, we possess the power to inspire and create change. By embracing new technologies and pushing creative boundaries, we help our clients adapt and win in a constantly changing world.

With our revolutionary g4 model, teams in 50 offices across the globe deliver the deepest insights, boldest ideas and broadest engagement to the world’s leading brands through seamless... More

Mission: Recent accolades include:
2013 Consultancy of the Year, PRWeek
2013 Large Firm of the Year, PR News
2013 Top Places to Work in PR, PR News
2013 Agency of the Year... More

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