Dynamic Logic

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Dynamic Logic Reviews

Updated March 28, 2014
Updated March 28, 2014
16 Reviews
3.1
16 Reviews
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  1.  

    Challenging and rewarding!

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager

    I have been working at Dynamic Logic full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great benefits. Lots of PTO and other perks that most don't have.

    Cons

    A lot of micro-managing and measuring company success on a quarterly basis.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop putting so much emphasis on quarterly results.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Emotive management + Bad Training program = Nightmare to work

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    Former Employee - Data Specialist  in  Warwick, RI
    Former Employee - Data Specialist in Warwick, RI

    I worked at Dynamic Logic full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It appears as though anyone they will accept anyone they like (as in socially, not professionally) who they interview with off the street--Prior experience doesn't matter.

    Cons

    -Incredibly unprofessional management. One of their operations directors worked at a supermarket before running a major division...
    -Management appears to have this zen philosophy about training: they will not tell you what you aren't picking up until it is too late--then slowly alienate you until they feel like firing you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When someone has umpteen references claiming they are the smartest individual they have ever met and you cannot seem to train that person... It's obviously you. Use some of that "dynamic" logic and train people the way you were trained. Don't take your frustrations out on a recent grad who is trying his best to take conflicting, mutually exclusive directions from three incompetent (associate) directors & a VP who clearly takes orders from his subordinate.

    Your office is like a run-down circus. Get your house in order. PHP isn't as secure as Java...

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  3.  

    Senior Research Analyst

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    Former Employee - Senior Research Executive
    Former Employee - Senior Research Executive

    I worked at Dynamic Logic full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great please to learn and be trained in market research

    Cons

    Can get burned out from doing to many of the same studies

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encourage growth

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Was once a great place to work has fallen into disrepair

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    Former Employee - Account Manager  in  San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Account Manager in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Dynamic Logic full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun and young culture, lots of ownership of accounts and clients for young people to take on, cutting edge of digital advertising research

    Cons

    Really poor management, uninspiring leaders who are all driven by sales quotas and revenue targets, inexperienced managers, and lack of career growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get a new CEO and get rid of all the incumbent leadership from the pre-Millward Brown days. This company needs a fresh start

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Dynamic Logic WAS a great place to work

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    Former Employee - Data Specialist  in  Warwick, RI
    Former Employee - Data Specialist in Warwick, RI

    I worked at Dynamic Logic full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The career path does have potential.

    Cons

    Dynamic Logic (DL) was a great place to work five years ago, before Millward Brown purchased them and stripped them of all corporate identity and personality. The company once held high regards for their employees but since this purchase regards them as cogs that keep the machine going.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management tends to put the needs of themselves before their employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    A close-knit family

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    Former Employee - Junior Research Analyst  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Junior Research Analyst in New York, NY

    I worked at Dynamic Logic full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    People are very talented
    Good benefits as part of WPP
    Good office space and locations
    Loyal employees

    Cons

    Lacking in innovation and technology
    Monotony in junior and mid-level tasks with limited/slow opportunity for advancement

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Always have revenue attached to your name if you want to get ahead

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Dynamic Logic

    Pros

    Great benefits, management actively tries to help you succeed, company has a great reputation in display advertising effectiveness research

    Cons

    No opportunity for growth, seek growth elsewhere and then come back to get ahead within the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Instead of saying you promote from within, actually do instead of driving away talent

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Good Workplace

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at Dynamic Logic

    Pros

    Dynamic Logic has great credibility, products, and management. Information flows much better, than in most companies.

    Cons

    Career advancement is a bit limited, unless you are focused on online ad research.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Identify your key employees, and pay them well.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Not a bad place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at Dynamic Logic

    Pros

    the people are great to work with and very smart.

    Cons

    the work can become monotonous and research doesn't seem to be the main priority

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    work on identifying clear career paths for employees

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    A decent place to work

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Dynamic Logic

    Pros

    You get to work across a wide range of clients and several verticals.
    The environment is relaxed and the schedules are flexible.

    Cons

    There is a lack of career development, lack of transparency and advancement is fairly political. Overall there is more focus on sales than on research.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide management training to managers. There is a specific skill set required not just years on the job.

    No opinion of CEO

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