Ogilvy & Mather

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Ogilvy & Mather Global CEO Miles Young
Miles Young
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great perks & people offset some major flaws

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Ogilvy & Mather

    Pros

    The people are great - smart, talented, funny, and generally awesome to be around. The people who work at Ogilvy are often times what make other people stay. Benefits are nice - we get the week between Christmas and New Year's off, which is great.

    Cons

    Work-life balance is hard to achieve here. In my experience, direct managers are very appreciative of their team members but beyond that, it's very rare to be rewarded for hard work. Many people get stuck in their position for years - underpaid and overworked with little to no support. All of this depends largely on the accounts you work on, but for the most part people - especially in account management - never seem to be able to catch up because they are buried in work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep fostering good office culture, but find a way to reward and retain the best talent - otherwise, they'll keep leaving for other agencies.

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Ogilvy & Mather Interviews

Updated Dec 11, 2014
Updated Dec 11, 2014

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Ogilvy & Mather.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and the process started off very quick as I was working with a recruiter, but it took almost 4 weeks to get me in for a face-to-face interview. At that point I interviewed with a few of the team member and the interview was professionally handled. They asked typical interview questions and also some scenario questions to see if I was a good fit for the job.

    Interview Questions
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Website www.ogilvy.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1948
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Business Services
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide does advertising by the book. Founded by ad pioneer David Ogilvy (author of Ogilvy on Advertising), the firm is one of the world's leading creative agency networks, providing advertising campaign development and management, brand development, public relations, and strategic planning services to clients such as American Express, IBM, and Cisco. Ogilvy & Mather offers specialized communications and relationship marketing services through OgilvyOne; its Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide unit offers services targeted for global clients in the health care... More

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