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Updated Nov 28, 2022

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Found 3,197 of over 4K reviews
3.7
74% Recommend to a Friend
Ogilvy Global CEO Andy Main
89% Approve of CEO

Found 2,806 of over 4K reviews

3.7
74%
Recommend to a Friend
89%
Approve of CEO
Ogilvy Global CEO Andy Main
Andy Main
248 Ratings

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Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Lots of great people with amazing creative potential willing to go above and beyond their craft to deliver good work.(in 410 reviews)
  • "The culture is great and very laid back.(in 168 reviews)
  • "Interesting work and great colleagues(in 92 reviews)
  • "Good benefits (for full(in 82 reviews)
  • "Team culture which is great.(in 79 reviews)
Cons
  • "hard to get promoted/ turn over rate high/ overtime working/ low salary/ lack of trainning(in 162 reviews)
  • "no work life balance at all (have to work on weekends and gets whatsapp texts after 10pm)(in 119 reviews)
  • "Low Pay and everything else is fine(in 113 reviews)
  • "Long hours and demanding.(in 102 reviews)
  • "the team i was on dissolved pretty quickly because of poor management(in 87 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Good

    Nov 10, 2022 - Associate Director in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Learn everything you need about marketing

    Cons

    Should be paid more for what done

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  2. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Not great future here

    Nov 28, 2022 - Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Smart coworkers Great legacy of amazing work

    Cons

    Relies too much on history and stagnating based on past reputation Poor leadership No forward thinking leaders, very old school Grossly underpay employees and no regular opportunity for advancement or pay increase

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  4. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Okay place to work at

    Nov 25, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Big name on your resume

    Cons

    Slow career growth and few opportunities

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good company for ad guys

    Nov 10, 2022 - Senior CopyWriter 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Not stressful but you should be able to manage routines

    Cons

    Many co workers help tasks

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  6. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Typical Corporate/Networked Agency

    Nov 22, 2022 - Senior Strategist 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Big range of opportunities. You can work on clients you want if you keep asking.

    Cons

    Almost too big. Every office seems like it's own little agency.

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Great Learning Place

    Nov 7, 2022 - Senior Vice President 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    High profile clients, smart team members

    Cons

    Low pay compared to industry standards

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Pay Sucks-- Learning is Amazing

    Oct 31, 2022 - Associate in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Mentorship, Learning, Opportunities, People, Professional Growth

    Cons

    The pay sucks and the hours can be crazy

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  9. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Great company

    Oct 29, 2022 - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Loved working here - had a great culture.

    Cons

    Low salary and very top management heavy.

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  10. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Great place to work, but too much politics

    Oct 18, 2022 - Creative Director in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great clients, range of work

    Cons

    Too much politics at all levels

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  11. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Ogilvy Associates Program Salary

    Oct 25, 2022 - Associate in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Contract guarantees you'll be there for the duration of the program with a decent starting salary and benefits

    Cons

    You are overworked depending on your rotation.

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Ogilvy has an overall rating of 3.7 out of 5, based on over 4,041 reviews left anonymously by employees. 74% of employees would recommend working at Ogilvy to a friend and 57% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Ogilvy employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Ogilvy. This rating has improved by 3% over the last 12 months.

74% of Ogilvy employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Ogilvy 3.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.8 for culture and values and 3.6 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Ogilvy to be benefits, culture, career development and the cons to be senior leadership, management, compensation.