Edelman
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Edelman Reviews in Los Angeles, CA US

Updated Dec 17, 2013
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4.1 42 reviews

                             

94% Approve of the CEO

Edelman President and CEO Richard W. Edelman

Richard W. Edelman

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85% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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An Incredible Company

Intern (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA (US)

I have been working at Edelman as an intern for less than a year

ProsAbundance of creativity; employees are dedicated to producing high-quality work; professional and friendly work environment; strong corporate values; David Edelman (enough said); strong emphasis on diversity and inclusion; competitive salary and benefits; supportive HR department; blue chip clients; work/life balance; beautiful office.

ConsI truly can't think of any. Edelman is top-notch.

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue being great managers.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Los Angeles, CA (US)

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

ProsGreat working environment, flexible, and everyone is very nice.

ConsCan get crazy from time to time. A lot of different managers requiring a lot of organizational juggling.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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The company is evolved and enduring.

Senior Vice President (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA (US)

I have been working at Edelman full-time for more than 10 years

ProsEntrepreneurial, independent, pioneer, creative, invests in the right next big things

ConsWe are bigger but that doesn't mean we are less nimble

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing what you're doing

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Amazing people, amazing work!

Assistant Account Executive (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA (US)

I have been working at Edelman full-time for less than a year

ProsGreat clients, Great co-workers, Friendly Atmosphere, Casual dress code, community atmosphere, Office in a great location; Encouragement of a work/life balance, great benefits

ConsNo Cons to report at this time.

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A fantastic group of people that are supportive, fun, and excited about their work

Senior Account Executive (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA (US)

I have been working at Edelman full-time for less than a year

Pros* Interesting and engaging work
* Smart, fun, and always eager to help co-workers/friends
* Casual workplace attire and environment
* Working hard as a team when projects need it, people really pull together
* Little perks like free coffee, cereal, and treats at work
* Lots of opportunities to work on teams, for both work and outside of work events

Cons* So far I can't think of any

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to promote the open and engaging workplace environment. You're doing great at that. Keep empowering the right people to take on challenges, and trust the best people to hire/manage new talent under them. It's all been well so far.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Edelman is a first-rate PR and digital firm

Senior Account Executive (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA (US)

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

ProsEnormous network of talented people, lots of opportunities to advance or head to other offices, expansive top tier client list, excellent reputation within the field

ConsVery expensive, and corporate procedures don't allow teams to be as nimble as they need to be at times

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep being independent and don't go public, and don't get too cocky now that Edelman is the largest firm in the world

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Best Company I've ever worked for

Office Administrator (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA (US)

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

Prosdedicated to employee talent and retention.

ConsTechnological resources are poor for a global company

Advice to Senior ManagementNot enough technological resources/funding

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Challenged every day - in a good way

Account Executive (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA (US)

I have been working at Edelman full-time for more than 3 years

ProsChallenging work environment; strong client roster; opportunities for personal growth and advancement; strong reputation in the industry

ConsCorporate politics; work-life balance; extremely competitive review/promotion structure

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't forget the little people!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Eciting work, great colleagues, but constant understaffing issues and little work-life balance

Senior Account Supervisor (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA (US)

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

ProsEdelman is one of the worlds premiere agencies and attracts top tallent as such.

ConsUnfortunately, a churn-and-burn mentatlity especially as it relates to junior and mid-level staff is very common. Edelman loses a lot of great tallent to burn-out.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Supportive, positive environment that fosters growth, with both words and action!

Senior Account Supervisor (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA (US)

I have been working at Edelman full-time for less than a year

ProsTop-down philosophy that fosters positive, open-door environment with lots of built-in programs to help employees learn and go beyond their job description. From small things like bagels to big things like mentor programs and company retreats, Edelman acts on their philosophy.

ConsAt the end of the day, it IS a large organization where people can get lost, if they choose to not participate.

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease update the GFS - lots of great information is buried in an out-dated UI.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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