Hunter Straker - Rapidly declining | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (2)

    "Rapidly declining"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Hunter Straker full-time

    Pros

    Connection with Acosta offers a huge advantage vs other shopper agencies in regard to access to data and ability to work with retailers - unfortunately otherwise issues offset this.

    Cons

    Primarily Canadian leadership team with no business connections in or real understanding of US market. None of them seem to have had any experience running an agency and are constantly scrambling to protect their own high paying jobs while the staff below them continues to shrink. They continually throw out (the same) examples of 2 or 3 programs that ran in Canada years ago as "best in class" and don't seem to have any...

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    Hunter Straker2016-03-15

Other Employee Reviews

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great people with an energetic and positive outlook!"

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    Current Employee - Creative/Concept Director in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Hunter Straker

    Pros

    Upper management has worked extraordinarily hard to turn this agency around... and it really is starting to show. There were some individuals here that were not pulling their weight--but they are gone now. The agency has been streamlined and is now ready to be profitable and grow. The creative team has also been rebuilt and everyone is happy and motivated. There are some very talented people in that group. Good processes...

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    Cons

    The agency has had some "bad press" in the past... but they are moving beyond that with very real and positive changes.

    Advice to Management

    Keep all this great momentum going!

    Hunter Straker2016-06-03
  2. Helpful (5)

    "Unprofessional and unknowledgeable management"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Office in Norwalk, CT
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Hunter Straker full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    There are no pros to report

    Cons

    Senior Managers, directors, general managers behave like children, gossip, conduct themselves in numerous unprofessional ways such as divulging personal information about their direct reports, breaking HIPAA laws , constantly use profane language, throw temper tantrums by screaming and swearing not only in front of the employees but also when visitors are present. Constantly criticize employees, not only their direct...

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    Advice to Management

    Stop behaving like little children. Show respect for your fellow co-worker, your direct reports

    Hunter Straker2014-09-05

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