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George P. Johnson Overview

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Auburn Hills, MI
501 to 1000 employees
1914
Company - Private
Advertising & Marketing
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Jack Morton, Kenwood, Freeman
GPJ is the #1 ranked global event and experience marketing agency, working with leading companies who are looking for innovative marketing solutions that motivate their audiences and activate their brands through live experiences.

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George P. Johnson CEO Chris Meyer
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  • "Overall a great place to work but has become a bit trendy"

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    Former Employee - Executive Director in Auburn Hills, MI
    Former Employee - Executive Director in Auburn Hills, MI
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    I worked at George P. Johnson full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Offers much in the way of variety in what you can do and it has a large client base to work with.

    Cons

    Long hours and lots of travel. Management seems to have its favorites and those are the ones that move ahead.

    Advice to Management

    Remember that your biggest asset is your employees.

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George P. Johnson Interviews

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    Event Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
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    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at George P. Johnson (Austin, TX) in July 2017.

    Interview

    I was contacted via email by an HR person for a phone screening, then had an in person interview with a panel of about 6 women. The woman who did the initial screening was very pleasant and personable. However, in the panel interview it felt like a sorority. Not at all as friendly.
    I have a friend who worked for GPJ (no long does) and I'd asked him what his experience was with them. Although he worked there for many years, he did not recommend it to me. He said that they are very

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us about yourself.   1 Answer
    • Have you ever been in a difficult situation with a client and what did you do?   Answer Question
    • What type of work environment do you prefer? Do you like to work alone or with a group?
       (They are searching for "team players.")   Answer Question
    • Have you planned trade shows before?   Answer Question
    • They pulled out a sheet of paper with a list of questions and gave me a pretend scenario of an event and asked me to tell them what I would do. The scenario was a road show that was launching a product. They gave me a budget and a general timeline.   1 Answer
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George P. Johnson Awards & Accolades

  • #1 Event Marketing Agency, Advertising Age, 2013

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