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"An agency devoted to diversity, creativity and results."

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Former Contractor - Vice President in Los Angeles, CA
Former Contractor - Vice President in Los Angeles, CA
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Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Edelman as a contractor (Less than a year)

Pros

Great place to work. Embraces diversity. Strong leadership in the LA office.

Cons

Large agency. Takes time to be promoted.

Advice to Management

I don't really have any advice to management other than I wish they had the work to hire me full time.

Other Employee Reviews for Edelman

  1. Helpful (3)

    "Smart People, Entrepreneurial Environment, Focus on Outstanding Strategic Thinking""

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    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edelman full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent opportunities to grow and learn at this huge "mom and pop" consultancy. I love the intelligence, passion and commitment of the people I work with, and the challenging assignments keep me engaged. Edelman's IP offering is a huge enhancement, helping all associates connect as part of a larger global conversation and offering something truly unique and valuable to clients and other stakeholders.

    Cons

    It's a very, very political place. The path to promotion is unclear and byzantine. And senior management is sometimes slow to correct or remove under-performing group heads and other leaders. It doesn't necessarily impact work on a day-to-day basis, but this swirl can begin to feel frustrating, and become a significant time suck.

    Advice to Management

    Pay very close attention to your practice group heads - especially in the shadow P&Ls. They need to be effective managers AND visionary leaders offering a clear strategic direction and plan to get there. This seems lacking at the moment, though there is some signs of movement in the right direction.


  2. "good experience for a first job out of college"

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    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edelman full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good benefits, work with major clients

    Cons

    Can get very repetitive boring

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