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I never want to work anywhere else.

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Current Employee - Administrative Assistant  in  New York, NY
Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in New York, NY

I have been working at Edelman full-time for more than a year

Pros

Amazing company culture, working with the best minds in the industry, true sense of teamwork, ability to get involved in multiple meaningful projects, pride in the work

Cons

Sometimes not enough accountability from senior leaders; some can be overworked and cranky

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Some senior managers get so caught up in the fast-paced nature of the business that they forget to recognize the work of those who helped them get there.

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    Rewarding Firm with an Excellent Network of PR Pros

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    Current Employee - Assistant Account Executive  in  Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Assistant Account Executive in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Edelman full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The management and HR team dedicates time and resources to ensure a smooth transition from previous employment. Its company objectives foster an educational culture and assists employees in producing reward-winning results for clients.

    Cons

    Work can become demanding and require more of your time than expected. Being a goal-oriented company, the end is always top-of-mind. With that said, be prepared to over service your client in order to produce the best possible results for all parties.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow the junior- to mid-level employees to get involved in seeking new business. It creates a sense of ownership for the employee.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Edelman + PR = On the way to greatness but not there yet...

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Edelman full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people, although often silo-ed, usually good opportunities for advancement, although it can move very slowly. Many people here have been here for years. Edelman is working to improve office life and communities through programs such as Living in Color and Global Citizenship.

    Cons

    Work life balance is difficult, people are just working all the time, and it is very difficult to get them away from their desks. We do have some fun though, but it take a while to get everyone amped up for an event, in or outside the office. There are some company policies or systems that are not totally effective either (GFS and Helpdesk).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There should be a policy for bio length and content. Fusion and Sharepoint should be maintained better with easy to find case studies, or information on who to contact in which office for each account, as well as general administrative needs.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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