Acquity Group

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Awesome hours and cool projects, but compensation ain't great

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Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL

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

Pros

Hours are awesome - people leave by 5:30 or 6. They're cool if you need to work from home or do some flex-time arrangement, as long as you bill your assigned hours. The clients and projects we get are solid and keep getting better.

Cons

The pay is poor. High-level execs have told me bluntly that the best way to improve your pay is to quit, work somewhere else for a few months, then come back. Company is totally driven by the sales department, so it's tough to advance outside of it. The Li-Ning venture isn't a fit for us at all and is a total mess.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

We keep hearing that our company is doing great - so let's share the wealth for once.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Senior Associate - Technology

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate Technology in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Technology in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Acquity Group full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    1. casual culture
    2. Fast growing company
    3. Serves growing industry i.e eCommerce
    4. Good Pay
    5. Will get a chance to work on many, short duration, medium scale technology projects

    Cons

    1. Some clients are not polite and expect work done at rapid pace because they pay a lot on hourly basis
    2. They try to manage tasks on hourly basis
    3. Some clients expect you to be onsite. You can not work from Acquity office
    4. Taking long vacation sometimes becomes tricky

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Now the company is public sharing stock options would really improve employee commitment

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great Employer, Open to Ideas

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

    I worked at Acquity Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Acquity Group was a really wonderful place to work. The leadership team was extremely open to new ideas and ways of doing things, as a result, felt like I could really make a difference and an impact. A great place to work.

    Cons

    I was generally very happy, but one downfall is that there is no 401-k matching while I was there.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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