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Updated February 17, 2018
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Pros
  • Y&R San Juan is socially exciting (in 22 reviews)

  • Good atmosphere, very nice people and fun culture (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • Y&R San Juan is in need of some cultural changes (in 20 reviews)

  • This place has zero work-life balance (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Brand Planner"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Young & Rubicam full-time

    Pros

    Full of community, great place to work

    Cons

    I do not have any


  2. "Staff accountant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in New York, NY

    I have been working at Young & Rubicam full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    If you're lucky enough to end up on a great team, going to work is a delight!

    Cons

    The company itself doesn't care much for it's back office employees, no perks no benefits

    Advice to Management

    Invest in a better benefits package to retain talent

  3. "Desktop Support Engineer/IT Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Young & Rubicam full-time

    Pros

    It was a great place to work. They knew how help you work in a stressful situation. Allowing you to think outside the box.

    Cons

    The days were very long even though it was a great team to work with.

    Advice to Management

    My manager could have done more for the team.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "SQL Admin"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sen SQL Database Administrator in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Sen SQL Database Administrator in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Young & Rubicam full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good comp to work in non IT depts.

    Cons

    Whole IT infrastructure around the globe has been outsourced. Onsite people has been laid off or in a process of looking for a job. Replacement has no knowledge of a process, which creates a huge problem for other depts and companies to function. People are not the assets for comp anymore.


  5. "Management"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Digital Project Manager in San Juan, PR
    Current Employee - Digital Project Manager in San Juan, PR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Young & Rubicam full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Y&R San Juan is socially exciting. Every single day could be different and rich in knowledge.

    Cons

    Y&R San Juan is in need of some cultural changes.

    Advice to Management

    Could improve in breaking a single-minded culture and establish a all-in-deck perspective.


  6. "Bonafide Agency"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive
    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Young & Rubicam full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    This is the place to be to work on great brands and learn a lot about the agency world.

    Cons

    Can get lost in the corporate shuffle sometimes.


  7. "Who's running the show?"

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    Former Employee - Senior Creative in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Creative in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Young & Rubicam full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Had a lot of early nights, which was a nice change of pace after being at real agencies.

    Cons

    Clients are crap.
    No leadership.
    No one could sell in a decent idea to save their life.

    Advice to Management

    What management?

  8. "Leaving Soon"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Young & Rubicam full-time

    Pros

    Location, nice building/facility, job stability

    Cons

    Lack of upward mobility, they don't take care of their own, no diversity/inclusion initiatives - just say they do

    Advice to Management

    Start showing you value your employees


  9. "business development"

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    Current Employee - Business Development in Jordan, MN
    Current Employee - Business Development in Jordan, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Young & Rubicam full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I think this company that i can use my experience on it to the fullest

    Cons

    My be some of cover information about the operation and prosesure of the company

    Advice to Management

    you'r do god job and you do better if you investment over jordanian young


  10. "Former Employee"

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

    I worked at Young & Rubicam full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Unfortunately, I never found any.

    Cons

    Never seeks out big idea.

    Advice to Management

    Stop rewarding yourself for mediocre work. Take a look at staffing from bottom up and figure out if people are there because of internal relationships or because they actually deserve to be.


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