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Initiative Overview

New York, NY
1001 to 5000 employees
IPG Mediabrands
1994
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Business Services
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Starcom USA, OMD, Mindshare
Initiative is a full service global media agency within IPG Mediabrands, the global media arm of Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). At Initiative, we understand that advertising avoidance behavior will continue to spread, fueled by new technologies and platforms. This means brands ... Read more

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    I worked at Initiative full-time

    Pros

    Large company. Great first job

    Cons

    There is a high turn over rate

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Initiative Interviews

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    Research Analyst Interview

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Initiative (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Similar to other interview processes I have completed, you start with an HR screener, and if you proceed past that point, you'll meet people who you would directly report to. I met three or four different people on the team in my series of interviews, and would recommend to others that they try to talk to a few different people as well.

    Interview Questions

    • I don't remember specific questions, but I will say as someone who also interviewed candidates, we didn't have a specific guide or script. At a junior level like this role, it's best to talk about your interest in advertising/marketing/market research.   Answer Question
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