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3.6
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65%
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80%
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Mindshare CEO Nick Emery
Nick Emery
183 Ratings
Pros
  • "Reasonable work-life balance; staff rarely OT beyond unreasonable hours(in 35 reviews)

  • "Great people and I enjoyed working with the clients and we got to do some creative work(in 51 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance hindered depending on which account(in 46 reviews)

  • "Very long hours for prolonged periods of time (this is the case in agency or company in a service business, sadly)(in 43 reviews)

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  1. Great company to get your entry level experience

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    Former Employee - Data Analyst 

    I worked at Mindshare part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Free minds in the working environment and great coworkers

    Cons

    Can’t think about any cons here

  2. Okay

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      Current Employee - Associate Director 

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

      Pros

      Lots of vacation time given to employees

      Cons

      Very young company with a low level of professionalism

    • Helpful (1)

      Great place to start out but no room for advancement

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      Current Employee - Project Manager in Dearborn, MI
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Mindshare full-time for more than 20 years

      Pros

      Great people and I enjoyed working with the clients and we got to do some creative work.

      Cons

      No room for any advancement

    • Good place to learn and grow

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Mindshare full-time

        Pros

        - Opportunities to move across different verticals - Great place to learn

        Cons

        - Sometimes long hours - Staffing concerns

      • Helpful (1)

        A mediocre agency

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        Former Employee - Associate Media Planner in Chicago, IL
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I worked at Mindshare full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Perks like vendor lunches/ outings

        Cons

        Almost no training for the first several months

        Advice to Management

        Make time to train new hires/ make them feel welcome

      • disorganized, but fair

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          Former Employee - Manager in New York, NY
          Recommends
          Negative Outlook
          Disapproves of CEO

          I worked at Mindshare full-time for more than 4 years

          Pros

          as job changed, there was apt communication and goodwill

          Cons

          when clients left the companies, teams would shake out in a big way, and a lot of people were left with a disorganized and unclear job description

        • Awesome first job experience in Media

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I have been working at Mindshare full-time

          Pros

          great community, compensation is standard for public agency, OT is a necessary benefit Mindshare provides, great place to start a career in media

          Cons

          no cons, long hours at times but this is standard and to be expected at any competitive media agency

        • Helpful (1)

          Terrible work environment

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

          I have been working at Mindshare full-time for more than 2 years

          Pros

          motivates you to look for other opportunities

          Cons

          lack of clarity on work, people are not open to change, people care more about holding on to their jobs than helping the business, politically charged, lying and deceiving

          Advice to Management

          there is not hope with current management

        • Needs Work

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          Current Employee - Senior Associate 
          Doesn't Recommend
          Neutral Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I have been working at Mindshare full-time for more than 2 years

          Pros

          Teams are usually filled with great people

          Cons

          Salary is low and hours can be long depending on your account

          Advice to Management

          Value your good employees more. You treat your bad and good employees the same and the good ones end up leaving for better opportunities.

        • Senior Associate

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            Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

            I have been working at Mindshare full-time

            Pros

            Great people, great leadership, work life balance, perks, office culture

            Cons

            Hours, sometimes understaffed, promotions, turnover

            Mindshare Response

            December 10, 2018Global Talent Leader

            Thanks for the review. Your views are highly appreciated and are taken on board on our talent initiatives.

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