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Updated Jul 26, 2021

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3.6
70%
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Carat CEO, Aegis Media Jerry Buhlmann
Jerry Buhlmann
135 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people and strategic work(in 31 reviews)

  • "Positive Culture and work environment(in 28 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours, work/life balance, very demanding(in 49 reviews)

  • "Terrible work/life balance if not located in Detroit or not on one of the more favorable teams(in 34 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great company!

      Feb 23, 2021 - Associate Director in New York, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Collaborative atmosphere with great culture and value

      Cons

      Nothing negative to say about the agency

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Nice place

      Jul 22, 2021 - Senior Associate 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      -Relatively easy work -Company is striving to improve work life balance and making good changes. -Very powerful clients

      Cons

      -Understaffed for extended periods -Work can often feel repetitive

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Agency Perks but poor pay

      Jul 26, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Smart people. Fun perks. Good experience working on well known clients that strengthen the resume, regardless of where you go next.

      Cons

      Don't pay employees enough for the incredible & difficult clients we worked on (P&G, Diageo, Microsoft, etc.).

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      No Work Life Balance

      Jul 22, 2021 - Associate, Digital Activation in New York, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Everyone is close in age, easy to make friends, and social gatherings are amazing.

      Cons

      Perfection is expected, no work life balance, stressful environment.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Organization need from the top down

      Jun 21, 2021 - Client Services Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Friendly team members, work-life flexibility

      Cons

      Unmotivated people that weigh teams down

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Time at Carat

      Jul 15, 2021 - Assistant Media Planner - Digital in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      very cool workspace and amazing office views

      Cons

      terrible pay as an assistant, but overtime helps didn't get noticed for promotion despite hard work & previous experience

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    7. 2.0
      Current Employee

      assistant planner

      Jun 30, 2021 - Assistant Planner in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      offered unlimited pto and flexible hours

      Cons

      offered minimal growth and unmotivating managers

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      No work life balance

      Jun 10, 2021 - Director%2C Strategy in Detroit, MI
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great clients and collaborative team

      Cons

      Work life balance and turnover are an issue

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Fastly growing company

      Apr 8, 2021 - Video Investment Associate in New York, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great place to gain exposure into industry

      Cons

      Salary is pretty low and lots of work

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great Culture

      Mar 8, 2021 - Supervisor, Media Planning in New York, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Majority of peers are young (mid-20's- mid-30's) so culture is great

      Cons

      To be honest, none! You just need to love media and working with people

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