Starcom USA

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Your chance to work on the biggest brands in the US and world

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Media Director in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Media Director in Chicago, IL

I have been working at Starcom USA full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Experience working on the biggest of the big brands
Great benefits and vacation time
Relatively little drama for an agency
Job security is better than at other agencies
A great deal of training for new hires (if they ask for it)

Cons

Accountants run the place
It can be a 'sink or swim' environment - depending on your team
Promotions tend to be more political vs your abilities and talent

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Overall, you do well. I think you should nurture the young talent a bit more. They all seem to leave soon after the 2nd year for better opportunities outside Starcom. It would also be nice to know how the business is doing from a financial perspective. Starcommers never really know until Maurice Levy gives his end of the year wrap-up.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Amazing summer full of learning and fun

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    Former Employee - Media Strategy Intern in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Media Strategy Intern in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Starcom USA as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great team, supervisors cared about development and providing a rich experience, relaxed work environment, casual dress code, lunch & learns saved a lot of money, vendor parties

    Cons

    Wish there were more opportunities for interns to get to know each other socially, did not get a chance to meet upper management as interns

    Recommends
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    LOVED being an intern here

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    Former Employee - Intern in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Intern in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Starcom USA as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    great perks, great people. I loved it

    Cons

    can get lost in the crowd

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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