Bates CHI & Partners

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Bates CHI & Partners Reviews

Updated July 21, 2014
Updated July 21, 2014
10 Reviews
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  1.  

    One of the most established and groundbreaking agency networks in Asia

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Visualizer in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Visualizer in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at Bates CHI & Partners full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Bates CHI & Partners brings together Bates, one of the most established and groundbreaking agency networks in Asia with one of the most innovative and awarded independent agencies in London and New York, CHI & Partners.

    Cons

    Good Atmosphere to work

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Nice and fun place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Executive in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Executive in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Bates CHI & Partners as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Fun people, some are helpful

    Cons

    Long hours inherent to advertising

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Senior Brand Executive

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Brand Executive in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Brand Executive in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Bates CHI & Partners full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Self-motivated and organized professional skills in orchestrating tasks, strong skills in time management, meeting deadlines and details to achieve project goals

    Cons

    Nothing as of now. Everything looks fine. A very supportive team. Perfect work -life balance culture.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NA

    Recommends
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  5.  

    Good experience

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bates CHI & Partners

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, friendly people to work with, centrally located

    Cons

    Wasn't there long enough to know the kinks

  6.  

    RESTRICTIVE LEARNING

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Brand Manager in Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Brand Manager in Delhi (India)

    I have been working at Bates CHI & Partners full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    WPP GROUP, flexible work timings

    Cons

    no HR, no team support, no vision

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need to have a vision in place

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    It's a good company with an open door policy

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bates CHI & Partners full-time

    Pros

    Open culture, less politics, friendly environment

    Cons

    Lack of clients, continuously changing leadership, inconsistency in management

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    A great place to work with full freedom

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Brand Manager in Patna, Bihar (India)
    Current Employee - Brand Manager in Patna, Bihar (India)

    I have been working at Bates CHI & Partners full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people wit lots of talent

    Cons

    Sometimes talent leads to late starts

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Everyone work with very minimum salary progress over the years

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Traffic Manager in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Traffic Manager in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

    I have been working at Bates CHI & Partners full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    There are a lot of nice people to work with in the agency, despite some can be nasty, But basically everyone can get along very well, we sort out problem on our own with the help from each other.

    Cons

    Too much of favouritism from the management level and too little respect to the staffs. Any suggestion, opinion, hard work or contribution from lower staffs are all not appreciated by the upper management level. 50% of the staffs are not well train for their job scope and not able to handle designated job. Management only interested in hiring from outside resources rather than fostering potential staffs from internal. Agency has lost many talented quality staffs over the years due to this policy.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  10.  

    Unpleasant for the most part, but productive as well

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Creative in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Creative in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Bates CHI & Partners full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    While i worked there, it housed some of the most talented creative people in the industry. Also, we worked on great brands and exciting projects. Creative leadership was excellent, though it might not ve any longer

    Cons

    The client and upper management used to heavily interfere with creative work. There was no concept of work-life balance. Most of the talented employees and good accounts have moved to other agencies.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None, as the management has changed drastically over time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    At Bates

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Director
    Current Employee - Account Director

    I have been working at Bates CHI & Partners full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Work environment, Region approach, creative and strategic strength

    Cons

    top management movement, incremental issues

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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