Edelman Reviews

Updated 18 September 2014
Updated 18 September 2014
875 Reviews
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Edelman President and CEO Richard W. Edelman
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Pros
  • Lots of resources available to employees and good work-life balance culture (in 51 reviews)

  • Many smart people to work with on a diverse portfolio of projects (in 52 reviews)


Cons
  • Extremely high work pressure means that work life balance is adversely impacted (in 110 reviews)

  • Long hours; org structure difficult to understand/navigate (in 90 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Edelman

    Pros

    Excellent learning opportunity at a well reputed company

    Cons

    Work Life balance not at its best

  2.  

    No comments

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    Current Employee - Creative Director  in  Mumbai
    Current Employee - Creative Director in Mumbai

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

    Pros

    Fantastic brands to work, Great at PR

    Cons

    Over intellectualizes everything, No vision for future in terms of a new team formed

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No comments

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Definitily A Great Place To Work For The Inaimbitious

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Digital Account Manager  in  Mumbai
    Former Employee - Digital Account Manager in Mumbai

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

    Pros

    Brilliant culture
    Brilliant global workplace policies

    Cons

    Unstable management
    Lacks ambition to grow digital business
    Lacks skill sets to leverage the booming PR industry

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please choose talent wisely and retain the same
    Please provide client friendly solutions and not comfort friendly

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great learning ground

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Edelman is undoubtedly a thought leader. The vision, values and quality of senior management are among the best in the industry. The fact that one is working with people of such high calibre, encourages people to outperform.

    Cons

    Extremely high work pressure means that work life balance is adversely impacted. Increasing number of layers in a matrix structure slows down decision making.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encourage work-life balance for staff

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Global exposure guaranteed

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Edelman gives you an opportunity to work with some of the most renowned global brands across verticals and also train under seasoned industry experts.

    Apart from this, the HR policies are flexible and benefits offered to the employees are helpful

    Cons

    No cons as such

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The Management can consider expanding their digital practice presence across locations in India

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    excellent

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Contractor  in  Chennai
    Current Employee - Contractor in Chennai

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

    Pros

    they want us to work like independent contractors

    Cons

    working full time is a drawback

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Learning and growth oriented

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Director  in  Mumbai
    Current Employee - Account Director in Mumbai

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

    Pros

    The culture is open, friendly and conducive to learning

    Cons

    None that come to my mind

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More sharing of the bigger picture

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Brilliant. Great learning; amazing people.Work is cerebrally challenging and gives opportunity to explore one's strength

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive  in  New Delhi
    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive in New Delhi

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

    Pros

    People
    Great working environment
    Career Opportunities and development are significant
    Growth
    There are great number of Clients both quality and quantity wise

    Cons

    The industry needs more money and better quality of people. Being a service industry it has to deal with people who are not always great

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management should change the policy of yearly appraisals to half yearly.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Excellent career builder

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Manager  in  Mumbai
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Mumbai

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

    Pros

    Experience working across practices
    Advocates entrepreneurial spirit
    Provides added responsibilities and oppoprtunities for growth

    Cons

    More accounts than SAMs should be allowed to handle at one point of time
    Long long working hours
    Remuneration

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Intern, Edelman India

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    Current Employee - Intern  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Intern in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Excellent company for holistic Public Relations.

    Cons

    Its one of the best public relations firm , there are no cons!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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