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San Francisco, CA
201 to 500 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Business Services
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
This Bay Area firm brings together Hollywood style and Madison Avenue savvy. Publicis & Hal Riney is a leading creative advertising agencies in the US, known for its visually stunning and sometimes edgy campaigns. It has provided creative development and campaign ... Read more

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  • "Flexible agency just needing some inspiration"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
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    I have been working at Riney full-time


    Unheard of work life balance
    Small agency with room for growth & autonomy
    Laid back atmosphere
    Freedom to reach up and outside an assigned role


    Lacking the vibrant fun culture of a typical agency
    Client roster is currently lacking
    Many long standing employees resistant to change

    Advice to Management

    Invest in culture and employees who will bring a fresh energy into the space. Make sure every department breaths a welcoming environment to ensure recruitment and retention of solid talent.

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Riney Interviews



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    Senior Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ weeks. I interviewed at Riney (San Francisco, CA).


    The recruiter first contacted me via email. We then had a short phone interview. After that I interviewed on-site with four employees, one after another.

    Everyone was friendly and casual. The process was very pleasant. They seemed to focus mainly on selling the agency to me, explaining that the agency is in transition and they are expecting better things to come.

    Unfortunately, I think in the process of them selling the agency to me, I didn't get a full picture of work life here -- the good and the bad. My questions regarding the challenges and negatives of the position didn't uncover anything at all. That made it harder to figure out what they were looking for and if we were a good match. I later found out on the job that there were unique and substantial challenges.

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    There didn't seem to be much wiggle room, but there was a little. This agency is part of a large parent company (Publicis) so I suspect they just follow the parent company's expectations and structure on this.

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Riney Awards & Accolades

  • Internet/Telecom - Silver, North American Effie Awards, 2014
  • New Product or Service (T-Mobile) - Silver, North American Effie Awards, 2014

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