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R/GA Reviews

Updated March 21, 2019
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Pros
  • "You get to work with really smart people and are exposed to senior leadership often" (in 51 reviews)

  • "Highest caliber of talented people" (in 34 reviews)

Cons
  • "Workplace politics, very little work-life balance " (in 46 reviews)

  • "Long hours and it was hard to get expenses back" (in 38 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Kansas City, MO
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at R/GA full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    loved working here,every opportunity is a good one

    Cons

    there were none.everything was good

    Advice to Management

    none,overall it was ohk kind


  2. "Good place to work, but every place has it's issues."

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    Current Employee - Senior Copy Writer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Copy Writer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at R/GA full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good clients to work on, sometimes it gets a little monotonous, but that just comes with the territory. People, for the most part, are nice to work with.

    Cons

    Lots of office politics, which leads to lots of miscommunications.

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Visual Designer"

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    Former Employee - Designer in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Designer in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at R/GA full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Coworkers are nice, friendly. They are very helpful.

    Cons

    Top leads have no clue how to management the team. Messed up structure. Watch out for a sudden termination.


  4. Helpful (4)

    "Very Diverse ,No Inclusion"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at R/GA full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Access to great projects and clients, if you play your politics right.

    Cons

    No minorities in roles of leadership
    Toxic
    Leadership is an old white boys club
    Workplace politics, very little work-life balance 

    Advice to Management

    Cut out the politics and promote /support minorities in leadership roles


  5. "Both good and bad"

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    Former Employee - Creative Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Creative Director in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at R/GA full-time

    Pros

    The best talent, great clients, interesting and challenging work

    Cons

    Workplace politics, very little work-life balance


  6. "Media Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at R/GA full-time

    Pros

    Great Compensation, Beautiful office, great team.

    Cons

    Longtime work, too much stress.


  7. Helpful (4)

    "Politics and poor management"

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    Former Employee - Resource Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Resource Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at R/GA full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good for the resume

    Cons

    Poor leadership, fear based, lots of politics

    Advice to Management

    Cut out the politics and encourage a more friendly workplace

  8. Helpful (3)

    "This office not very Innovative"

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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at R/GA full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great national network of clients

    Cons

    local leadership out of touch with digital; not tech savvy at all. No culture or fun.

    Advice to Management

    Re-Boot with genuine leadership interested client relationships


  9. "Talented people"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at R/GA full-time

    Pros

    the people, culture and work

    Cons

    work life balance and long hours


  10. Helpful (8)

    "Ex Employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at R/GA full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Team
    Good atmosphere
    Good career advancement opportunities

    Cons

    Long hours
    Client diversity
    Lacks empathy
    Lacks human communication internally