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Current Employee - Senior Account Executive in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Senior Account Executive in Chicago, IL

I have been working at Edelman full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great clients to gain reputable experience working with.

Cons

They will not pay you for the work you do.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President, Consumer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Vice President, Consumer in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Edelman full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - smart people - top clients - broad expertise - leading edge of PR biz

    Cons

    lack of work life balance takes a long time for advancement at higher levels low salary compared to other agencies

    Advice to Management

    make compensation more competitive


  2. Helpful (1)

    Edelman Digital is not Ready for Prime Time

    Former Contractor - Content Strategist in New York, NY
    Former Contractor - Content Strategist in New York, NY

    I worked at Edelman as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    None whatsoever. Never saw a place that was this ill-prepared for project management. Ever.

    Cons

    Project "Manager" and subordinates are grasping around trying to figure out how to do basic web or intranet re-design projects; stick to PR, kids, and reserve the deeper waters for digital agencies that know how to do this. Not near any trains, so commute sucks. Did not meet anyone during my whole 2 hours of employment there that I thought was intelligent, stable, creative or worth hiring.

    Advice to Management

    Don't hire people like the indecisive PM that hired me without ever interviewing me. Don't hire anyone for the Digital side that does not understand how to run these types of projects. Don't hire anyone who thinks that excel spreadsheets are scary and weird-looking. Also, don't put new staff in a supply closet with broken PA systems, spare tables and chairs (NO JOKE, THIS ACTUALLY HAPPENED!!!)


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