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Found 318 of over 360 reviews
3.7
70% Recommend to a Friend
VML Global CEO Jon Cook
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VML Global CEO Jon Cook
Jon Cook
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good work life balance & exciting work

    May 9, 2022 - Senior Strategist in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great team to work with and thoughtful leadership

    Cons

    Workload comes in waves but still manageable with a great team.

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Great place to work

    Jun 26, 2022 - Connections Director in Kansas City, MO
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Community is everything. Great culture

    Cons

    Egos and hierarchy.............titles mean too much

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  4. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Great place to work for

    Apr 7, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great atmosphere, laid back, hip people

    Cons

    Traffic to company could be challenging at times. Enjoyed the airport, though.

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Good but not great

    Dec 8, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Solid benefits, great culture and people

    Cons

    Like most large companies, lots of red tape

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Big Creative

    Aug 23, 2021 - Creative Director in Kalamazoo, MI
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Creative atmosphere allows for great work for great clients.

    Cons

    Big. Sometimes hard to navigate the layers of management.

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great place to work

    May 25, 2021 - Analyst in Kansas City, MO
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Strong sense of team morale

    Cons

    Often demanding and time-consuming workload

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  8. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Great teammates and lack of strong leaders

    Mar 25, 2021 - Senior QA Engineer in Kansas City, MO
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Everyone is helpful and you learn a lot

    Cons

    C level management lacks leadership and egos are out of control.

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    1 person found this review helpful
  9. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Worked 60-70 hours a week only to have position "eliminated'

    Feb 23, 2021 - Solutions Delivery Director 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good benefits, strong culture in Kansas City only

    Cons

    Too many young kids running accounts, smaller offices run rogue from Kansas City, offshore attempts never worked out

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    2 people found this review helpful
  10. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Review

    Jan 8, 2021 - Reviewer in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    great place to work, very nice

    Cons

    many hours to do small tasks

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  11. 2.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Nice people, weak agency

    Sep 16, 2020 - Strategic Planning, Director in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great culture, really nice people

    Cons

    Not well operated. Kansas City is the HQ and other offices are second fiddle.

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VML has an overall rating of 3.7 out of 5, based on over 360 reviews left anonymously by employees. 70% of employees would recommend working at VML to a friend and 43% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 4% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, VML employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.5 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at VML. This rating has improved by 4% over the last 12 months.

70% of VML employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated VML 3.2 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.7 for culture and values and 3.1 for career opportunities.

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