PHD Worldwide Reviews

Updated Sep 15, 2020

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3.4
68%
Recommend to a Friend
85%
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PHD Worldwide CEO Mike Cooper
Mike Cooper
84 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great culture - felt like a small agency with resources(in 30 reviews)

  • "Great Culture, Great people, Summer Fridays(in 28 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/Life balance can be challenging and often best performers are leaned on even more(in 25 reviews)

  • "Expected to work very long hours(in 21 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Best-led agency"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at PHD Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    Leadership team is smart and cares about employees. Most creative thinkers and pitch teams I've ever been a part of

    Cons

    Work/Life balance can be challenging and often best performers are leaned on even more.

  2. "Great company!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Media Supervisor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PHD Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    CEO is really transparent and encourages open-communication with the organization.

    Cons

    There are some free-loaders at the company.


  3. "Great place to learn about the media industry~"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Strategist 

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

    Pros

    Clients are amazing and incredibly receptive to our thoughts and opinions. Work environment is fast paced, but everyone is lovely to work with.

    Cons

    Meeting heavy environment that can cause one to have to have late nights in order to complete tasks and projects that could've been done in the day if had the time to do so.

  4. "Good Company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at PHD Worldwide full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Clients, Co-Workers, working space, benefits

    Cons

    Higher up leadership is a bit disconnected from what is going on on the ground

  5. "PHD"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Media Strategy Supervisor in New York, NY

    I have been working at PHD Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    Good culture and flexible work from home rules

    Cons

    Low internal salary raises New management may not be supporting Purple PHD culture

  6. "Underpaid"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at PHD Worldwide full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good brand name clients that are good builds for resume

    Cons

    Minimal people on teams to handle large amounts of work, historically underpay their employees

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  7. "It’s alright"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Negotiator in New York, NY
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PHD Worldwide full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people with some awesome benefits.

    Cons

    Long days for low pay - a lot of “I remember when I was an assistant” talk. Work and issues roll downhill and people love to throw it at the lowest person on the totem poll.

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  8. "Great people and team but lack of scale"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People are super nice and most of them are very professional at their job

    Cons

    Lack scale, still a relatively small agency under OMG, certain aspects it did not have enough resources. And hard to get promotion

  9. "Worked at PHS for 2 years"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Chicago, IL

    I worked at PHD Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    Great Culture, Great people, Summer Fridays

    Cons

    Hard to get promoted in such a big company

  10. "Assistant Strategist"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Strategist in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PHD Worldwide full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people work here. Love it!

    Cons

    Lot of internal movement with employees

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