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Ruder Finn CEO Kathy Bloomgarden
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    Former Employee - Corporate Communications in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Corporate Communications in New York, NY

    I worked at Ruder Finn

    Pros

    Excellent work culture, flexible working hours

    Cons

    Average pay, lack of mentorship, heavy repetitive work load

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    more engagement with interns

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Ruder Finn Interviews

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    Executive Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Ruder Finn.

    Interview Details

    Received notification via email that I had made it to the second round about 1 - 1.5 months after the application deadline. Was asked a month later to come into the office for an interview. I interviewed with an SAE, AS and VP on two different accounts (had 2 interviews in the span of a week) and was informed a day after my second interview that I had been hired. Overall, it was a very straightforward interview--most questions centered around my past experience and why I was interested in PR. The interview was encouraged to be conversational.

    Interview Questions
    • It wasn't that unexpected but I was asked why I was interested in healthcare which can be tricky to answer if you haven't had much experience in the field--for those who are interviewing in this practice, definitely have a good answer prepared.   Answer Question
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Ruder Finn Awards & Accolades

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Employee Communications Campaign of the Year, PR Week US, 2013
Public Education Winner, SABRE Awards, 2013
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Website www.ruderfinn.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1948
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Competitors Edelman, Ogilvy & Mather, KCSA

Ruder Finn, Inc. is one of the world's largest independent communications agencies dual headquartered in the U.S. and China. Our independence, deep bench of talent, entrepreneurial spirit and roots in the arts, dating back to our founding in 1948, drives us to bring a “creative edge”, which we see as the freedom of imagination to see things in a new way and the sharpness of thinking to our global clients.

Ruder Finn’s core areas of expertise are corporate communications, healthcare, technology and consumer. We particularly lead in corporate reputation, healthcare... More

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