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Ketchum Reviews

Updated 6 April 2019
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Pros
  • "Managers are always willing to work with employees to maintain work/life balance and encourage professional and personal growth" (in 12 reviews)

  • "great people, no office politics, no jerks" (in 20 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/life balance could be better" (in 43 reviews)

  • "Fexible WFH but very long hours" (in 32 reviews)

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  1. "Senior account director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ketchum full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice place to work in

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. Helpful (2)

    "PR Agency"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ketchum full-time

    Pros

    Not the best place to work in the PR industry

    Cons

    Highly political and diplomatic environment

    Advice to Management

    Value employees and build a transparent structure to grow in all aspects and

  3. "great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ketchum full-time

    Pros

    it was a great experience for me

    Cons

    nothing. I didn't face any negatives while working with ketchum


  4. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Consultant in Mumbai
    Former Employee - Consultant in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ketchum full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The place has great work culture in the organisation.

    Cons

    The organisation needs to focus on the new business development more.


  5. "India team provides a safe workplace"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in Mumbai
    Former Employee - Consultant in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ketchum full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Strong focus on mentoring
    - Focus on retaining engagements

    Cons

    - Conservative in approach and to change

    Advice to Management

    Bring in new perspectives, people


  6. "Not employee Friendly"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Ketchum full-time

    Pros

    Not existing at all here

    Cons

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    Advice to Management

    None


  7. "Senior Manager - Client Servicing"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ketchum full-time

    Pros

    Good platform to establish media communication, Freedom of working, Direct platform for client servicing, Good Clients, Management Expertise

    Cons

    retention, limited upward communication, no working flexibility

  8. "PR firms"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ketchum full-time

    Pros

    great place to learn PR

    Cons

    Focused on BFSI segment


  9. Helpful (2)

    "A very dull place to be in!"

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    Former Employee - Executive in New Delhi
    Former Employee - Executive in New Delhi
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Experienced staff and great clients.

    Cons

    Extremely dull staff, very mundane and no fun at all. My manager was supportive but being a perfectionist expected too much too soon. Boring people, not a fun working environment at all. Mundane repetitive work. No scope for growth whatsoever.

    Advice to Management

    Make working more interactieve and fun for the employees.


  10. "Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The work atmosphere is essentially professional. Though we have our fun moments as well.

    Cons

    There could be some more perks associated with regular payouts.

    Advice to Management

    Some more interaction with juniors will increase the confidence and learning.