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The cheesiest advertising known to man

Copywriter (Former Employee) New York, NY

ProsThe office is really, really beautiful.
It's close to the frying pan so you can get drunk at lunch and cruise through the day

ConsYou know the bad advertising you see on TV? Yeah, well, a lot of it is created here.

Advice to Senior ManagementForget the old boys club of old advertising and actually use the people with talent for the clients that demand it.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    3 people found this helpful  

    Not an ideal place to start your career for an entry-level who feels passion/commitment toward advertising

    Account Management (Former Employee) New York, NY

    I worked at McGarry Bowen


    Pros: - Cool office space by the Hudson River; but if you dislike factory/warehouse-type locations and prefers a quieter work environment, the open-desk, noisy and often… Cons: - Management/HR has very little interest in developing / listening to junior employers intelligence and thinking. Expect to be a do-er instead of a strategic… Advice to Senior Management: As you expand under Dentsu, hire some HR employees with more warmth, integrity and depth. Monitor and grow… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    • No Opinion of CEO

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    Looks can be deceiving.

    Art Director (Current Employee) New York, NY

    I have been working at McGarry Bowen


    Pros: mcgb has large clients and is a small agency. This would in theory allow it to operate with some creativity but it is run (albeit… Cons: Poor leadership, direction, opportunity to advance and salary. See my… Advice to Senior Management: Give teams dedicated to a single account an opportunity to work on other accounts, recognize the lacking leadership of some of the creative heads and… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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