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"Lots of good work with nothing to show for it"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at GSW Marketing & Advertising full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Great people. Very creative people. Everyone offers to help out.

Cons

Too many junior account people. Everyone takes orders from the clients, no one stands up to them and questons why.

Advice to Management

Need more senior account people and less coordinators.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Temping in Newtown"

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    Former Contractor - Senior CopyWriter in Newtown, PA
    Former Contractor - Senior CopyWriter in Newtown, PA

    I worked at GSW Marketing & Advertising as a contractor

    Pros

    Treated as a team member and given a lot of independence. Management thanked freelancers with goody bags.

    Cons

    Account managers are harried and disorganized, and young. IT didn't install a critical component for me, which I didn't know I needed, and my boss blamed me for not using their system properly when trying to keep work moving through (even though he didn't use the system much himself). Account people and project managers gave differing deadlines. My contract expired but they kept me on -- however not interested in hiring me full time. Why?
    A new freelancer asked me if there was work she could help me with. I gave her an easy half-hour referencing task to do and then she yelled at me when she couldn't find the file on the server. I got chastised for "raising my voice" and giving her the work without her boss' authorization. I left, she stayed and my boss was promoted. End of story.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more mature managers.


  2. "Decent experience...lots of politics."

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    Current Employee - Senior Designer in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Senior Designer in Columbus, OH

    I have been working at GSW Marketing & Advertising full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Salary, benefits, exposure to key branding initiatives, innovative atmosphere, educational.

    Cons

    Politics, layers, pharmaceutical industry, pace, lack of brand variety.

    Advice to Management

    None.

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