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Fast-paced, always changing environment with great people but occasionally questionable decision-making

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I have been working at Edelman full-time

ProsThe people are amazing. You'll make great friends and feel invited into a very collaborative, friendly environment by your peers. The agency at large is very well-respected, which is a great status to maintain and be part of when working with clients.

ConsDecisions made by senior leadership are not communicated well to employees. Any communications that are made by leadership are clouded in positivity, lacking detail and decreasing their credibility. Also, the leadership team seems to have become a group in and of themselves, protecting one another and becoming more disconnected from the team at large. For example, senior leadership members were almost all promoted to higher positions during the most recent common review season, while hard-working and deserving midlevel staff were largely overlooked despite similar years of experience and age.

Advice to Senior ManagementCommunicate decisions that are made regularly. Reinforce ideals of an environment (such as approachable leadership) by practicing them, not merely stating them.

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Jumping through hoops

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I worked at Edelman as an intern for less than a year


Pros: Big name client experience Working with the best of the best Some… Cons: ZERO work-life balance Managers make you jump through hoops to prove yourself (waste of their… Advice to Senior Management: Remember what it was like when YOU were in an… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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totally not impressed with the company

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Pros: big agency good money not great results Cons: nothing got done. all we did was create plans… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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