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Ogilvy Overview

New York, NY
10000+ employees
1947
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Advertising & Marketing
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
In the beginning, there was one Ogilvy, the company founded by David Ogilvy in 1948. Today, there is again one Ogilvy, in 83 countries and 132 offices. We are one doorway to a creative network, re-founded to make brands matter in a complex, noisy, hyper-connected world.

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Ogilvy – Why Work For Us?


CEO John Seifert and next generation leader Carina De Blois talk about Ogilvy's future and how it fits into the ever-morphing industry.

Ogilvy turns 70

Ogilvy, Google and the UN Women’s Unstereotype Alliance came together to create an app to empower female professionals in the advertising industry.
Tola St. Matthew-Daniel asked five Ogilvy attendees about their experience at the 2018 ColorComm Conference.
 
 
To crack a creative block, David Bowie found another persona inside himself. Can marketers learn from the success of Ziggy Stardust?

What David Bowie (Or Ziggy Stardust) Teaches Us About Creativity


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    Pros

    Ogilvy is a company that actually cares about its employees. It strives to be the best in class in all ways. It falls short sometimes but I will always pick a company that is making an effort to do better than one that doesn’t care.

    Cons

    The squeaky wheel gets the grease. The more you complain, the more likely you are to get what you want whether you deserve it or not.

    Advice to Management

    Management is doing better about listening to employees. Keep that up. It’s working.

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Ogilvy Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Ogilvy (New York, NY) in May 2015.

    Interview

    Initial phone screening with HR, followed by 3 individual 1:1 interviews with the hiring managers at the Ogilvy office. Once the interviews were completed, I also had an additional meeting with 1 senior manager of the team.

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Ogilvy Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers 2015/2016, Working Mother, 2016
  • Most Effective Agency Network 2012/2013/2016, Effie Awards, 2016
  • Cannes Network of the Year 2012/2013/2014/2015/2016, Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, 2016
  • Corporate Equality Index Perfect Score, Human Rights Campaign, 2017
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