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An agency devoted to diversity, creativity and results.

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Former Contractor - Vice President in Los Angeles, CA (US)
Former Contractor - Vice President in Los Angeles, CA (US)

I worked at Edelman as a contractor (less than a year)

Pros

Great place to work. Embraces diversity. Strong leadership in the LA office.

Cons

Large agency. Takes time to be promoted.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

I don't really have any advice to management other than I wish they had the work to hire me full time.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Best in the industry

    Former Employee - Account Executive in Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at Edelman full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very strategic and smart employees

    Cons

    Office politics is frequent and hard to avoid

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Just walk the walk, don't talk the talk.

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    Former Employee - Account Executive in Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at Edelman full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Access to global brands
    Great company recognition on your resume for future opportunities
    Great way to jump into the deep and and learn at a large PR powerhouse

    Cons

    Ego runs the show here way too much
    Always company-line excuses for job advancement/raises
    Constant exposure to corporate puffing of chests
    If you're the best at something, you don't have to talk about it non-stop
    Favoritism is rampant (coming from somebody who benefited from it)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Run the place less like a sweatshop. Provide financial incentives to junior staff.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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