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Young & Rubicam CEO David Sable
David Sable
28 Ratings

    Great Overall experience

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    Current Employee - Art Director in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Art Director in New York, NY (US)

    I have been working at Young & Rubicam full-time (more than an year)


    I was hired straight from school as a junior art director. In just a year and a half I was promoted to mid level art director. I have also seen many of my co workers given raises and promotions.This definitely encourages the employees to work hard, because if you do, it will pay off. As a creative, I've noticed that your experience at an ad agency can be heavily weighed on the creative director that you work for. The pros for my creative director is that she is extremely talented and in the couple of years that I have been here, I have seen my work improve tremendously based on her feedback and comments. Work culture is also a big plus for me. I like a casual work environment and that is exactly what you get here. We have office parties and celebrations on a regular basis and everyone is genuinely friendly and nice. The office is amazing as well!


    The cons, I believe go hand and hand with the team that you are on. As a company, I cannot think of any cons but for my team specifically, I think that our time could be managed better. There have been many times where my team has stayed late just waiting on the creative director to finish meetings/phone calls etc. But again, every team is different and has a different experience. I also have never received any kind of review or evaluation in two years, which I think is odd.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    schedule a yearly meeting with your employees to make sure everyone is happy.

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Updated 14 Oct 2014
Updated 14 Oct 2014

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    Great company, the interviewer was very cleaver. I would recommend young people looking to get into marketing to work at y&r. They are on the cusp of great innovations and ahead of the rest of the market.

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Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Operated By WPP Group
Founded 2000
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Business Services
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable

If you've ever felt the need to "Be a Pepper," you can thank Young & Rubicam Brands (Y&R). As the advertising and media services unit of UK-based WPP Group, Y&R has developed memorable commercial spots for many clients, including the well-known tag line of Dr Pepper. Y&R operates primarily through its flagship creative ad agency, Y&R Advertising, but it also offers consulting and marketing services through Wunderman, public relations through Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe, and digital expertise through a partnership with VML. Its Landor unit is a brand-building shop... More

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