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WME Reviews

Updated Aug 20, 2019

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Found 175 reviews

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74%
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94%
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Ari Emanuel
48 Ratings
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  • "Long hours, poor pay, employees not treated great(in 21 reviews)

  • "Low pay, but will eventually pay off(in 21 reviews)

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  1. "Learned alot"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at WME for less than a year

    Pros

    Free food, speakers weekly, make friends

    Cons

    Mailroom is packed in the summer

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    WME2019-06-05
  2. "Great place to start a careeer"

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    Former Employee - Agent Trainee in Beverly Hills, CA

    I worked at WME full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Some of the most connected people in entertainment leave this company

    Cons

    A real divide between company ethos and guidelines

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    WME2019-08-20
  3. "Great Benefits - High Stress"

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    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at WME full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits & great atmosphere among other executive assistants. Two-week training program is top-notch. Best training among the big four (ICM, CAA, WME, UTA)

    Cons

    Cut-throat, high-stress, low pay. little help from HR with aggressive behavior. Some executive assistants could not handle the stress and had health-related problems as they were afraid to leave their desks and drop a call.

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    WME2019-08-05
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work if you want to be an agent"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at WME part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fantastic exposure and a great educational experience on the inner workings of an agency.

    Cons

    Too many interns. It was next to impossible to make a connection with an agent.

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    WME2019-07-15
  5. "can be OK but beware"

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    Current Employee - Agent in Beverly Hills, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at WME full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    flexible schedule great health care access to events

    Cons

    toxic workplace and highly competitive environment

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    WME2019-07-11
  6. "job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at WME part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    great work environment, learned a lot

    Cons

    the pay isn't that good for the hours put in

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    WME2019-05-29
  7. "Not great"

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    Former Employee - Agent Assistant in Beverly Hills, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at WME full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good connections in entertainment industry

    Cons

    Long hours, poor pay, employees not treated great.

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    WME2019-05-29
  8. "Center of the entertainment world"

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    Former Employee - Graphic Designer in Beverly Hills, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at WME full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Get to work on interesting projects for clients across all areas of entertainment. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Long hours, pay isn't great.

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    WME2019-04-04
  9. "great experience"

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    Former Employee - Intern 

    I worked at WME part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    get to work with a lot of different amazing agents. They do a great job with teaching you how to be a successful assistant

    Cons

    pay not that good, standard for the industry though

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    WME2019-03-26
  10. "Interview"

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    Current Employee - Floater in Los Angeles, CA

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

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, great employees

    Cons

    may be to good to be true

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    WME2019-03-17
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