Burson-Marsteller
3.1 of 5 109 reviews
www.bm.com New York, NY 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Positive work environment overall

Senior Associate (Former Employee)

ProsVery professional environment, but some departments are more professional than others. If you're good at what you do and the clients like you, you're promoted.

ConsCan get lost in the shuffle. Challenging to position yourself to the executive management.

Advice to Senior ManagementEncourage more inter-Practice communication.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    If this is the Best and the Brightest, I would prefer the Worst and the Dumbest!

    Senior Associate (Former Employee)

    I worked at Burson-Marsteller


    Pros: Fairly reasonable with the work-life balance. However, long work hours were expected… Cons: Perfection is expected out of the gate. They brag about only employing the "best and the brightest" however I was told federal income tax was… Advice to Senior Management: Learn to except new ideas, be willing to extend a helping hand and share information when asked and do not expect everyone to be a… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Burson-Marsteller


    Pros: -Global network of resources Burson has offices around the world and it is easy to tap into an international network. -Global opportunities/ Easy to transfer between offices Burson… Cons: -Very slow to promote Burson's promotion cycle (twice a year) is very confusing to navigate. There are annual reviews that, in the end, do not influence… Advice to Senior Management: Be more open and transparent with your team members. I hear the same complaints over and over - that promotions are given seemingly at random… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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