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Creative Intern

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Former Intern - Intern in New York, NY
Former Intern - Intern in New York, NY

I worked at Ogilvy & Mather as an intern (Less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

The atmosphere on the creative floor of Ogilvy New York was as energetic as it gets. I loved working there for that reason.

Cons

A lot of people left Ogilvy within the few months that I interned there. People come and go so quickly that it's hard to build relationships.

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    Hard Work -- Sometimes Pays Off

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    Former Employee - Vice President in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Vice President in Washington, DC

    I worked at Ogilvy & Mather full-time (More than 8 years)

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

    Pros

    Great professional growth experience with a talent group of creative people.

    Cons

    Highly-challenging environment, but not equal pay for equal performance.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your high performers better.


  2. Helpful (2)

    a bad place for juniors

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    Current Employee - Creative in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Creative in New York, NY

    I have been working at Ogilvy & Mather full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Food is paid for when you work late. Nice cafe with a great staff. Awesome building with lots of meeting rooms. Great facilities like a gym and a nurse. Technology is up-to-date and well managed.

    Cons

    No evaluations, no raises, no bonuses. Some creative managers don't connect with juniors and juniors are offered little/no mentorship. Juniors are shuffled from CD to CD. Sometimes junior teams are asked for ideas and then rotated off the project. They often aren't given the opportunity to continue to develop their ideas and aren't given credit for their work. A lot of creatives have recently left the agency and replacements haven't been hired; as a result, creatives are overworked.

    Advice to Management

    End your hiring and raise freezes--- you can find the funds in excessive executive spending. It is time to cut back on the thousands of dollars spent on town cars and fancy dinners.


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