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Updated Nov 11, 2020

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Pros
  • "Incredibly talented people, especially in the creative department(in 12 reviews)

  • "Lots of great people there - very smart, talented and nice(in 8 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours, depending on the clients(in 25 reviews)

  • "Work life balance isn't always the best but it's getting better(in 15 reviews)

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    Can we discuss how Accenture has ripped away almost 10 PTO days from Droga? Martin L King Day; President’s Day; Good Friday,; our birthday’s; our 5 Summer Fridays. And did I mention sick days come out of our vacation days??? As if we’re not being worked hard enough. This will be fun.Droga5

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Feels like you're working at a top agency

      Nov 11, 2020 - Account Director 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Surrounded by the most talented people in the industry who prioritize the best work possible. There's a confidence that this is one of the best agencies.

      Cons

      Long hours, depending on the clients

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    2. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Learned a lot but sold my soul.

      Oct 1, 2020 - Producer in New York, NY
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      Pros

      -It's the place you go to learn from the best and earn your place in the biz.

      Cons

      Learning everything has a price including: -Very long hours -Constant pressure -Culture of fear -Mediocre pay for long hours and hard work -Creatuves are put on a high horse and you are there to serve them

      1 person found this review helpful
    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Solid company

      Aug 23, 2019 - Account Director 
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      Pros

      solid fast paced collaborative environment

      Cons

      you may work some very long hours

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    4. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Meh

      Jul 24, 2019 -  
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Working alongside amazing and passionate creatives

      Cons

      Long hours, zero work life balance, hiring freeze, no 401k, high creative turnover, political environment laced with favoritism, no diversity and not many opportunities to work on groundbreaking fun stuff.

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      3 people found this review helpful
    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work, but...

      Jul 2, 2019 - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Amazing people. Unparalleled talent. Incredible passion. Creativity seeping out of the walls. Incredibly diverse culture. Lots of organic growth potential in ALL roles and in all departments. Dog friendly atmosphere.

      Cons

      Very long hours. Especially in Creative and Project Management. Zero work-life balance. Less than zero actually.

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Engaging fast paced work environment

      Mar 8, 2019 - Senior Financial Analyst in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Young and lively coworkers genuinely excited about the work being created

      Cons

      Can be long hours if you land on certain teams

      1 person found this review helpful
    7. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Not enough work / life balance

      Mar 8, 2019 - Producer in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You will work alongside the best in business.

      Cons

      They expect you to pull many many long hours. Not ideal for people with families.

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Project Manager

      Jan 23, 2019 - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Smart people, used to be a truly wonderful company culture. Some of those perks are still there.

      Cons

      Grew too big too fast. No real infrastructure in place to help save it. Long hours and pressure to be the best. Wasn't always like this.

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      2 people found this review helpful
    9. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Lots of smart people here

      Aug 21, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      1) smart people, 2) free food, 3) make friends, 4) career training, 5) good location

      Cons

      1) long hours, 2) middle management, 3) demanding teams, 4) clients, 5) all my friends left

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    10. 5.0
      Current Intern, less than 1 year

      Great place to learn and get experience

      Aug 12, 2018 - Intern in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Supportive teams and mentorship - People are talented, hardworking, yet kind - Rigorous and demanding, but means you learn a lot fast - Great name to have on your resume

      Cons

      - Very few interns hired after internship - Worked long hours, even as an intern

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