SmithBucklin

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Great place to start a career for event services planning

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

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

ConsSink 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 Senior ManagementRevisit 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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    office space, your TPS report

    Associate (Former Employee) Chicago, IL

    I worked at SmithBucklin

    Pros: They higher fresh college grads. Cons: overworker, underpaid, micromanaged, matrix managed, high turn over rate. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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    A miserable experiene

    Senior Associate (Former Employee) Chicago, IL

    I worked at SmithBucklin

    Pros: Location and meet other young professionals. Cons: Horrible salary. Management never approaches an issue head on, rather they talk about you to other co-workers hoping someone will confront the situation. … Advice to Senior Management: Listen to, and apply suggestions from the coordinators and associates.… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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