SmithBucklin

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Great place to start a career for event services planning

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

I have been working at SmithBucklin

Pros

Multiple client management and experience
Multiple tasking capabilities
Matrix business model
Gain more experience in association management
Corporate management team is transparent on business decisions

Cons

Sink or swim mentality as you profess up
Can easily get burned out if you are successful
Work life balance diminishes the further up you go
Unreasonable expectations from senior management about how to be perfect
Less support from upper management as you progress up
Silo effect across all team members

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Revisit the matrix model for the service units. Look into more account management to give people a chance to actually do something with their respective clients.

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    Tremendous place to grow and learn! Fast paced, challenging, and high level of professionlism company-wide.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Association Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Association Manager in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at SmithBucklin

    Pros

    Challenging work duties, great clientele, intelligent co-workers, excellent company communication!
    SmithBucklin has allowed me to come to work and feel challenged everyday. I love the fast paced environment and working with all the amazing association that motivate me in so many different ways!

    Cons

    If you enjoy a fast paced environment where you will be challenged, there aren't many cons in my opinion.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to improve on the internal communication between business units. I am very impressed with the current process but SmithBucklin can set the market standard for such processes.

    Recommends
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    office space, your TPS report

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Associate in Chicago, IL

    I worked at SmithBucklin

    Pros

    They higher fresh college grads.

    Cons

    overworker, underpaid, micromanaged, matrix managed, high turn over rate.

    Doesn't Recommend
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