Grey Group

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Grey Group Chairman and CEO Jim Heekin III
Jim Heekin III
57 Ratings

    Fun place to work

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    Current Employee - Front End Web Developer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Front End Web Developer in New York, NY

    I have been working at Grey Group full-time (more than an year)


    There are lots of good people and the environment is quite relaxed. Many social events are held which let you bond with coworkers and meet new ones. It's been an overall good experience so far.


    Processes and procedures can be a bit scattered. Sometimes it feels like the right hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing.

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    Be a bit more forthcoming about negative situations while they are brewing instead of waiting until the last minute to drop bombs.

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Grey Group Interviews

Updated Nov 28, 2014
Updated Nov 28, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Grey Group in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process happened very quickly. I applied directly through the website and received an email response the next day to schedule a phone interview.

    When the talent coordinator contacted me we talked about salary expectations, relevant work experience, why I was looking to leave my current job, whether I was interviewing with other agencies and why I wanted a role with Grey.

    The in-person interview process ran about two hours in length. I met with two senior designers and the director of technology.

    In the first interview the senior designer and I talked about what it was like to work at Grey, what my research interests were and how I stayed on top of technology trends. In the second interview I walked through my portfolio and discussed the types of accounts that I had worked on. The third interview was more conversational and the director spent most of the time setting expectations for the prospective role.

    I received a job offer within a half hour of leaving the interview and had to verbally accept right then and there in order to start the negotiation process.

    Interview Questions
    • What was the most difficult challenge that you faced with a client and how did you overcome it?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    The negotiation process was also very quick. During the phone screen I went in with an initial offer, but the offer I eventually received was much lower than I expected. It took a full day to compromise, but I think I lucked out because they were looking to fill the role immediately and I wasn't working through a recruiting agency.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Operated By WPP Group
Founded 1917
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Business Services
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Advertising expertise is certainly not gray area for this company. A unit of UK-based conglomerate WPP Group, Grey Global Group provides advertising and marketing services through about 430 offices in more than 95 countries. Its flagship agency network, Grey Worldwide, offers creative ad development and campaign management services along with a variety of other marketing disciplines. The company also offers specialized public relations and communications services through Grey Healthcare. Its G2 Worldwide unit is a leading brand development agency, while G2 Direct & Digital... More

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