UM Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Jan 12, 2021

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Daryl Lee
146 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great place to work and great people(in 31 reviews)

  • "Fun people, good work life balance(in 24 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours depending on your team, some lack of transparency from upper management(in 50 reviews)

  • "Work life balance is challenging(in 34 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      A great place to work

      Jan 12, 2021 - Associate, Integrated Planning in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work life balance Discretionary Time Off

      Cons

      Small fish in a big pond

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Grunt work for low pay

      Jan 12, 2021 - Associate Media Planner in San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The benefits that they give you are nice; 401K, DTO, extra days off this year

      Cons

      -Training isn't that great -Lots of work given and the compensation isn't nearly enough -Work-life balance is meh

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great company!

      Nov 16, 2020 - Partner, Portfolio Management in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great leadership, collaborative culture, interesting work

      Cons

      Work life balance is challenging

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Best Agency in NY

      Sep 29, 2020 - Manager in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Unlimited PTO - Flexible WFH - Diverse client base

      Cons

      - Work life balance depends on your account - Salaries are low for entry - mid-level employees

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Manager, Investment

      Sep 24, 2020 - Manager in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great roster of clients to work on

      Cons

      no work life balance at all

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Great Company

      May 16, 2020 - Manager, Integrated Investment in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people to work with, good work/life balance, unlimited vacation time, great benefits, very diversified company, gets involved with the community

      Cons

      Low pay - the pay scale is under the average for the industry

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Very Political Environment

      Nov 7, 2019 - Senior Associate in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice office, free coffee, easy to get to

      Cons

      Long hours on all accounts leads to very little work-life balance No desks - have to keep everything in a locker Very political environment, people only seem to be promoted when they are favored by higher-ups who are not approachable

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    8. 2.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Maybe the Right Atmosphere for some

      Oct 14, 2019 - Analyst in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      nice offices, good people on some teams

      Cons

      higher ups encourage a cliquey atmosphere. teams need more people as the workload is too much for the pay. you have to push for work/life balance

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Inclusive, Flexible, with ability to grow and learn

      Sep 22, 2019 - Manager in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Growth opportunities Inclusive environment More paid holidays than most places Company is doing well Opportunities to learn hard and soft skills always available

      Cons

      Work life balance, but it depends on your role

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Smart, fun people - upper management very separated

      Jun 18, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fun people, good work life balance

      Cons

      Budgets keep getting cut; some clients are needy

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