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Updated Jun 12, 2021

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3.6
72%
Recommend to a Friend
100%
Approve of CEO
Genesis BCW Vice Chair, Principal/Founder Prema Sagar
Prema Sagar
46 Ratings
Pros
  • "opportunity to work with good clients(in 10 reviews)

  • "A good learning experience for those starting their career in Public Relations(in 9 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "No work-life balance, lack of appreciation for good work(in 9 reviews)

  • "No work life balanace, no respect for people's choice, too much pressure(in 4 reviews)

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    1. 2.0
      Former Employee

      "Has-been" agency, but there are some interesting things going on

      Nov 23, 2015 -  
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible work-from-home policy is great. We also had three flexible extra vacation days for the summer. Most people are pretty nice. Generally hands-off management which can be a good thing (not breathing down your necks, autonomy and trust building) but sometimes bad thing (lack of knowledge in situations and therefore lack of understanding/care). Junior staff (CSA, CE, associates, Senior associates) are generally pretty close and are happy to help one another. Fun happy hours, especially in the summer. Compared to other agencies the hours aren't always bad, unless you let yourself get taken advantage of. Burson also owns really great data tools which are fun to use.

      Cons

      Stuck doing the same old things that may have worked for un-savvy clients ten years ago, but it isn't fooling anyone in this industry. Tough place to grow in terms of doing cutting edge work for clients. Also since BM is known as a crisis agency, it'll take work from some less "desirable" clients, but it can be interesting. BM is owned by WPP (holding company) so there hasn't been a raise in months. The one that was supposed to happen mid-year still hasn't happened, but not much BM can do to control it (besides perform well, which has been tough). It's been a tough year for Burson with a lot of digital colleagues leaving, which is tough on teams because they know digital media practices best so it keeps BM in a vicious cycle of "has-been" kind of work. Some managers are really unrealistic and selfish with deadlines, dumping projects on people with no thought on what other client work one may have. A lot needs to change over time to turn things around, but there are some interesting things going on if you get in with the right people.

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Great Place to Start but they don't care about employee health

      Jun 11, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great set of clients, world class resources, teams are extremely helpful

      Cons

      Don't care about employee health at all, very result driven - never challenging client asks, account directors are some of the rudest people in the company

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good

      Jun 5, 2021 - Account Director 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great culture and clients to work with

      Cons

      Compensation is low as compared to other firms

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      Genesis BCW Response

      Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to know that your experience with us is positive and enriching and hope it always remains so.

    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      A great team of people to work with. It always provided a healthy balance of work and fun.

      May 7, 2021 - Assistant Brand Manager in Gurgaon, Haryana, Haryana
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A very supportive company, who actually takes care of their employees. Also, I came across so many lovely people, who were motivating, helpful and taught a lot many things.

      Cons

      I felt they need to do a little more to skill up their employees so they can deliver even better.

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      Genesis BCW Response

      Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to know that your experience with us was positive and enriching.

    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good learning but average culture

      May 25, 2021 - Account Manager in Bangalore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great exposure and ownership for responsibilities Good set of clients They try to maintain a corporate culture instead of an agency one If your manager / mentor is good, lot of growth opportunities Provide learning opportunities

      Cons

      Average culture - they try to show they care but doesn't translate to bottom line and everyday work Can expect you to be available post work hours as well Leaders can be insensitive and business minded Not always paying as per industry standards

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      Genesis BCW Response

      Your feedback is extremely valuable to help us become better as an organisation and as an employer.

    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Feedback

      May 20, 2021 - Senior Account Executive in Bangalore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good exposure and clients, cultural is good

      Cons

      No work life balance. Work is not worth the pay

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      Genesis BCW Response

      Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to know that your experience with us is positive and enriching and hope it always remains so.

    7. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Mediocre agency

      Jun 12, 2021 - Account Executive in Gurgaon, Haryana, Haryana
      Recommend
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      Pros

      No pros as such, no work culture

      Cons

      It has a poor management team and a very bad work culture

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      Genesis BCW Response

      Your candid feedback is appreciated. We encourage you to connect with your Talent Team and Supervisor to discuss your concerns and be a part of the change that you would want to see in the organization.

    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Learning is at best level

      May 22, 2021 - Senior Graphic Designer in Gurgaon, Haryana, Haryana
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Learning, exposure and good client

      Cons

      Over workload and office politics

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      Genesis BCW Response

      Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to know that your experience with us is positive and enriching and hope it always remains so.

    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good place

      Apr 13, 2021 - Managing Partner in New Delhi
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Place to grow Great culture Good clients

      Cons

      Exp varies in different teams

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Great PR agency for growth in PR

      May 11, 2021 - Senior Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      ALP Programme is a great opportunity for freshers

      Cons

      Work life balance can be hard to maintain

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      Genesis BCW Response

      Your feedback is extremely valuable to help us become better as an organisation and as an employer.

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