Young & Rubicam Reviews

Updated 13 Jan 2021

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3.8
64%
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54%
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Young & Rubicam CEO David Sable
David Sable
100 Ratings
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  • "Long hours in the office if needed(in 18 reviews)

  • "No room for work life balance or appreciation of staff if you're not a "favourite"(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "The experience was helpful to motivate me to grow."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     in Mumbai
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Young & Rubicam

    Pros

    Nice team, mature CEO, near the house

    Cons

    Low salary, bad motivation, small holidays

  2. "Good company culture"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Account Executive 

    I have been working at Young & Rubicam full-time

    Pros

    Good company culture. Fun to work with smart and collaborative people

    Cons

    some work after the working hours


  3. "very good"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Moscow

    I worked at Young & Rubicam full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    very good development ladder in the company

    Cons

    international transfer are quite diffucult to get, but possible

  4. "Big agency, little reactivity"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Junior Art Director in Boulogne-Billancourt
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Young & Rubicam full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    It is one of the biggest and oldest agency on the market. They have an impressive list of clients, good structures, appealing offers.

    Cons

    The thing is, like any other big institutions, old habits die hard. In this era of social media, where information flows almost instantly, it is hard for a company this big, with so many levels of decisions, to react precisely to a trend in an appropriate amount of time, or tone. Each decision takes weeks to be processed, and by the time a decision is made it is most of the time too late.

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  5. "...."

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Young & Rubicam full-time

    Pros

    None at all! Trust me

    Cons

    Everything is wrong with the place

  6. "Stressful"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Hong Kong
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Young & Rubicam full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Broaden horizon and meet lots of celebrity

    Cons

    Stressful, keep OT without OT pay, the manger is rubbish.

  7. "Former giant has fallen"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Digital Project Manager in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Young & Rubicam full-time

    Pros

    Global company with access to resources and the potential for opportunities only a large company can offer

    Cons

    The working culture is toxic and driven by money and creative reputation. No room for work life balance or appreciation of staff if you're not a "favourite"

  8. "Amazing teamwork"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graphic Designer in Ho Chi Minh City
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Young & Rubicam full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    People are supportive and fun

    Cons

    Over time every week even weekend

  9. "Great place to work good clients"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Account Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Young & Rubicam full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good clients and training for personal development

    Cons

    Can be stressful hours and projects

  10. "Everything revolves around NY"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Young & Rubicam full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Big network, Lots of expertise to tap into

    Cons

    harder for smaller offices to get new business

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