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Shiny on the outside, tough on the inside

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) New York, NY

ProsHard-working, smart teams - day-to-day nice people
Can really learn how to do healthcare advertising right - the gold standard of expectations
Big pharma clients - opportunity to learn how the big players work
Very strong job processes in place, and good understanding of execution

ConsRadical restructuring over the last year - no more loyalty to employees
Burnout Work model: get them young & cheap, work them very hard
Utilization pressure over creative considerations
Forced social-fun atmosphere - Kool Aid mentality
Wants desperately to be digital - not there yet

Advice to Senior ManagementGood luck with the new cutthroat model.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Creative atmosphere that allows growth

    Art Director (Current Employee) Princeton, NJ

    I have been working at The CDM Group full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Great creative environment. Collaboration and teamwork are pillars. Cons: Lots of long night and hours. Advice to Senior Management: Keep up the good work. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Challenging and rewarding. Like sweeping for land mines.

    Senior Vice President (Former Employee) New York, NY

    I worked at The CDM Group full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: All of the agencies in the group have lots of talented people. The NYC headquarters has the strongest and most aggressive culture. Be… Cons: midtown east location makes for tough commutes from NJ and to certain client locations. Intense rivalries and internal politics distract… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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