Octagon Overview

  • www.octagon.com
  • Stamford, CT
  • 501 to 1000 Employees
  • 1983
  • Subsidiary or Business Segment
  • Advertising & Public Relations
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

CompetitorsIMG Worldwide, WME, GMR Marketing
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At Octagon we inspire brands, talent, and our people to see the world of sports and entertainment for all its potential. Then, we help our clients pick the right opportunity and make the next right move. We are a passionate team of 800 savvy veterans and bold upstarts, ...
Mission: A relentless passionate pursuit of elevated client and employee performance.

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Octagon Reviews

4.2
79%
Recommend to a Friend
88%
Approve of CEO
Rick Dudley
Rick Dudley
120 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee

"Great flexibility, okay compensation"

Aug 15, 2022 - Graphic Designer in Stamford, CT
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Culture, flexibility, unlimited PTO, holidays off

Cons

Salary is not very competitive, but other perks make up for it.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Octagon

3.9
(55 Reviews)

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Octagon Interviews

Experience
Positive73%
Negative11%
Neutral16%
Getting an Interview
Applied online66%
Employee Referral20%
Campus Recruiting6%
Difficulty
2.6
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  1. Event Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    General phone interview prior to in-person meeting.

    Questions were fair and aligned with the job description.

    Interviewer was genuinely interested in my experience.

    Conversational but direct. Everything was prompt and expectations were well managed.
    Interview

    They inquired about relevant work and educational experience.

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Company Updates

May 11, 2020
Octagon EVP, David Schwab hosted a virtual discussion on The Role of Sports During a Disaster. Panelists included NFL Alumni and multi-media personality (NFL Network, Uninterrupted) Andrew Hawkins, Mastercard SVP Global Sponsorship Michael Robichaud, Center for Disaster Philanthropy CEO Patty McIlreavy, and SC30 Inc. President Bryant Barr. Tune in below to the broadcast.
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The Role of Sports During a Disaster
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April 10, 2020
Now, more than ever, it is important to maintain our sense of Octagon Family. While we miss seeing our colleagues in the office and ‘normal’ routines, being home doesn’t mean being apart. Our teams are staying connected and having some fun with virtual happy hours, team workouts, and friendly competitions. #myoctagon
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Octagon Awards & Accolades

  • BT Sports Industry Award: Agency of the Year (Octagon UK)https://www.sportindustry.biz/sia/20202019
  • Clio Sport Awards: Best Integrated Campaign (Octagon APAC)https://clios.com/sports/winner/integrated-campaign/standard-chartered-bank/the-power-of-numbers-570912019

Pledges & Certifications

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • First Job Programs

    Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

  • Pledge to Thrive

    Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

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What are perks and other benefits like at Octagon?

...Great people, great benefits, good environment...

March 1, 2021

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Employees rate Octagon 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 408 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at Octagon, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Octagon and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 79% of employees would recommend working at Octagon to a friend. This is based on 291 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

73% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Octagon as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.6 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Octagon.

61% of employees think that Octagon has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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