Nelson Schmidt - PR Account Executive | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (4)

    "PR Account Executive"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Nelson Schmidt full-time

    Pros

    I worked with the best of the best here. My co-workers were incredibly talented, driven go-getters. I gained some valuable experience doing media relations and pitching stories on a national platform. When I left the organization, I was a better communications consultant and became more detail-oriented in everything I produced. This place was very organized, which I liked. Great learning experience as far as being exposed...

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    Cons

    My supervisor was extremely abrasive and failed to provide me with constructive feedback to help me improve. In fact, I was told I should never be a writer, I don't have what it takes to succeed and "my skin isn't thick enough for the industry." Prior to joining the agency, I had very little media relations experience and my supervisor wasn't supportive/helpful when I came with questions. Over time, things got worse,...

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    Advice to Management

    Provide more guidance and direction to staff, and communicate expectations early on. Yelling at staff and insulting them with no constructive feedback isn't helpful.

    Nelson Schmidt2017-05-13

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Great Place To Call Home"

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    Current Employee - Digital Media Strategist in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Nelson Schmidt full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work Life Balance Open Door Policy Collaboration Career Growth

    Cons

    Unpredictable building conditions, but working remote is an option

    Nelson Schmidt2018-10-02
  2. "Stressed"

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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Madison, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Nelson Schmidt full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice office, nice administrative assistant

    Cons

    Stressed out, turnover too high

    Advice to Management

    Manage better

    Nelson Schmidt2019-02-19

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