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Digitas Reviews

Updated September 20, 2018
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  • "Compensation and benefits are generous and work life balance is good" (in 56 reviews)

  • "Smart people who are also easy to become friends with and work long hours together" (in 72 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Incredible clients and industry diversity

    Cons

    Forget about taking lunch on a regular basis.

    Advice to Management

    Doing great - stay "as is"


  2. "Love Digitas!"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Awesome benefits. Maternity leave is great! 12 weeks fully paid.

    We receive $100 a year on health and wellness and get perks for every year we are with the company. We have workouts twice a week, yoga, meditation, holiday parties and tons of discounts. The company is super progressive and respects everyone.

    Cons

    The politics are super intense.

    Advice to Management

    Keep encouraging the talented team members with pay and recognition so you don’t lose those valuable people.

  3. "corporate lifestyle"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    admired company, talented team of employees, flexible hours

    Cons

    departments work very separately, not a lot of room for creativity


  4. "Good not great"

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    Former Employee - Vice President in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Vice President in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Digitas full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of young people. Agencies are generally fun and creative environments. Lots of smart, motivated people. Opportunities to learn a lot.

    Cons

    Margin is everything. Lots of turnover. Compensation is not very competitive. There is no bench so staffing teams is a NIGHTMARE. Core business is eroding but future offerings (e.g. PPC) are still smoke and mirrors. Varied opportunities - make sure you advocate for yourself!

    Advice to Management

    On a conscious or unconscious level, people get it: this is not a growth oriented company, or an organization that pursues excellence. Margin comes first, everything else is second: growing existing accounts, winning new business, developing and retaining people, functional work spaces. Sooner or later it becomes unsustainable for the employees and the clients to grow while maintaining industry-high margins.


  5. "Generally positive!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Digitas full-time

    Pros

    Good culture, friendly fun coworkers, flexible schedule, ability to work from home, supportive supervisors.

    Cons

    Demanding clients, turnover is high in some areas, unclear expectations.


  6. "Digitas"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Digitas full-time

    Pros

    Great Culture and Work Life Balance

    Cons

    Salary and Upward Mobility struggle


  7. "java dev"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Excel Excele Excelen Excelent Excel.

    Cons

    No cons at all you know.

  8. "Limited growth opportunity, poor management interactions across offices"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Digitas full-time

    Pros

    People are generally great, clients are fantastic

    Cons

    Smaller offices are largely ignored by senior management. Terrible growth opportunities, lack of direction from management.


  9. "Good for first job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Digitas full-time

    Pros

    You gain a lot of hands-on experience working with big-name clients. Looks good on resume since industry people know you have good basic skills.

    Cons

    Lack of training system and slow promotion and limited growth space. Petty people.


  10. "Entry Level"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Digitas full-time

    Pros

    Really smart and innovative people

    Cons

    Easy to lose good work in agency inefficiencies


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