Russ Reid Company - Industry experts trying to adapt to changing landscape | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (5)

    "Industry experts trying to adapt to changing landscape"

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    Current Employee - Director in Pasadena, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Russ Reid Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The agency exists for a great reason - to help nonprofit organizations raise money so that they can do good things in the world. It makes coming into work something I usually look forward to because I know that I am helping to make a difference in people's lives. For the most part, I truly enjoy working at Russ Reid and many of my co-workers have become good friends, and some have even become like family to me. Our...

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    Cons

    I've read a lot of the negative reviews here on Glassdoor and while I think that some of the criticism is warranted, I think that much of it it not. Having worked at other agencies and in different corporate organizations, I can honestly say that some of the challenges we experience here at Russ Reid (and that people seem to complain about) are par for the course. I find that a lot of people here, especially younger...

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    Advice to Management

    Please bring in more senior leaders who have a true vision for the agency and who can support our CEO. Please bring in talented creative leaders who can help us do better creative work. My main advice to our CEO is this - you need to surround yourself with people who share your vision and who believe in it the way you do. Many of the leaders at our agency are doing the exact opposite - they are bringing you (and the...

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    Russ Reid Company2017-09-22

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Print Production Coordinator in Pasadena, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Russ Reid Company for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing co-workers. Animal friendly. Casual attire. Nice offices.

    Cons

    In the midst of a merger so there is anxiety regarding that.

    Advice to Management

    Hire me as a permanent employee. You won’t regret it.

    Russ Reid Company2018-02-04
  2. "Overworked, underpaid"

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    Former Employee - Accounts Executive 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Russ Reid Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people and great causes

    Cons

    Outdated software and technology, poor morale, low wages, distrust of upper management, and a lay-off culture that led to constant feelings of job insecurity

    Russ Reid Company2019-04-22

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