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Top-Tier Leaders with a Revolutionary Vision and Opportunities for Employees to Grow

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Account Executive in Los Angeles, CA
Current Employee - Account Executive in Los Angeles, CA

I have been working at Edelman full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
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Approves of CEO
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Forward-thinking company that is a step (or more) ahead of everyone else when it comes to anticipating the future, due largely to senior leadership Opportunities for career growth Employee satisfaction is a major priority

Cons

Within specific practices/offices, senior team members can be lazy (work from home or come in late and/or leave early) while junior team members do a disproportionate amount of the heavy lifting When turnover occurs, replacement hires are rarely adequate compared to former employees - it seems as if some hires have been made primarily so that current employees can collect a referral bonus No matter how often it is preached, office politics (between other practices or offices, or even within the same team) is a frequent issue

Advice to Management

Ensure that everybody, not just junior team members, does their fair share While replacement hires will by nature have different strengths and weaknesses than their predecessors, make sure they fill the voids the team needs them to fill Crack down on all aspects office politics by refusing to reward it and disciplining those who engage in it at the expense of others

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  1. Supportive managers who want to see you succeed

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at Edelman full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -If you're fortunate enough to have a great manager invested in your success, you'll go far with the company. -Transparency even at the highest senior levels -Respectful and supportive coworkers -Great benefits -The New York office is gorgeous and equipped with a "Wellness Room" for when you just need a minute to relax - plus the rooftop/penthouse access is amazing -Get to work on some amazing accounts -Edelman is a world industry leader

    Cons

    -(It's not really a con, if you're up for the challenge) but this company can be incredibly fast-paced at all levels. You need to be a fast-learner and ready to take the ball and run with it to be successful here. -Sometimes the communication between E-Digital and outside vendors leaves much to be desired -The onboarding process can be a bit confusing sometimes, but you'll pick up quickly if you pay attention

    Advice to Management

    Continue to hire managers who are dedicated to teaching junior level employees and work on making onboarding a bit more seamless.


  2. Challenging, fun, thriving environment

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR

    I have been working at Edelman full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great account managers, savvy and strategic planners, top-notch tacticians, courageous leaders. Fun people. Aggressive growth and rewarding experiences. The perks are also pretty awesome - great parties, free soda and coffee, constant surprise goodies and a killer office space/location.

    Cons

    As with typical agency life, the hours can be long, the stress can be high.

    Advice to Management

    Keep challenging your team, and maintain work life balance. Lead by example.


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