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Wichita, KS
51 to 200 employees
1971
Company - Private
Business Services
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Sullivan Higdon & Sink helps brands stand out from the flock through integrated brand experiences conceived and executed by collaborative multi-disciplined teams. The people of Sullivan Higdon & Sink hate sheep because they remind us of ... Read more

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Sullivan Higdon & Sink Reviews

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    "Great People, Great Values"

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    I have been working at Sullivan Higdon & Sink full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    GREAT LEADERSHIP: They've worked extremely hard to be approachable to their employees. This is most evident with where their "offices" are located - completely out in the open for anyone to drop by and talk with them.

    They pay attention to the details - how an employee's sick kid is doing, a joke from last week, upcoming office events, etc.

    CARING CULTURE: People here really care about each other. On my first day, I was introduced to every single person in the office, and people made an effort to come by my desk multiple times throughout that week.

    Since then, I've had great experiences overall - it feels much more like a small agency versus a mid-size one.

    Besides this, they have an awesome development coach that comes in once a quarter or more whenever needed. She sits down with each team and/or the agency and walks through real life problems like work miscommunication, team strength applications and how to learn from someone with a different personality.

    GREAT VALUES: "Hating sheep" is the name of the game here. But besides that, SHS holds everyone to a high standard, ethically, relationally and with their work.

    Yeah, it's not a perfect system. I don't always see people being accountable to each other and leadership, but it's a good standard to uphold.

    CAREER ADVANCEMENT: I've seen several people on here complaining about this only being a place to "start" your career. I'm honestly clueless what they mean there: I've been here less than a year and I've already received one pay increase and a major promotion.

    It's not rocket science. Do your job, talk with leadership if you're not happy where you're at, and go after it.

    Cons

    INCOME & BENEFITS: The pay and benefits are fairly average. As someone that's still relatively early in my professional career, I feel quite good with the pay I'm receiving, but I know some who tend to move on because they feel SHS isn't providing enough for them. My thoughts are if you're primarily in this career for the money, than SHS isn't for you.

    SOCIAL CLICKS: Like every marketing agency, people do tend to form smaller social "clicks" and don't always feel comfortable including others. This isn't something unique to SHS, but I thought I'd mention it.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing. Seriously - this will continue to be a great place to work as long as you keep hiring awesome people and foster the values you've set in place.

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Sullivan Higdon & Sink Interviews

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    Marketing Automation Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, MO
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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Sullivan Higdon & Sink (Kansas City, MO) in May 2017.

    Interview

    Two interviews: 1. With the Brand Director + a few other people. 2. With potential team members, 8-16 people.

    However, I was never called back or emailed after the 2nd interview, and they re-listed the job opening without informing me that they are declining me. Even after I reached out via email and phone to the hiring manager, I was ignored.

    Interview Questions

    • What is the difference between an Automation System and a CRM?   Answer Question
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Sullivan Higdon & Sink Awards & Accolades

  • Mid-size Agency of the Year, Business Marketing Association, 2014
  • Small Agency Of The Year - Midwest Region, Advertising Age, 2013
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