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Ogilvy & Mather Global CEO Miles Young
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    A roller-coaster between launching great work, and knock-backs of great work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I have been working at Ogilvy & Mather full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    • Some great people at the agency
    • Are able to get some great work and ideas produced, and also bought by clients
    • Good benefits

    Cons

    • As a large agency, occasionally bureaucracy and layers of process get in the way of producing things
    • Could be easy to get pigeonholed into a specific area, without scope for variance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep going with the current aims. And try and push for some things to 'just get done' rather than talking about them.

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Ogilvy & Mather Interviews

Updated Sep 3, 2014
Updated Sep 3, 2014

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    Group Creative Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Ogilvy & Mather.

    Interview Details

    I was initially hired by Vice Chairman Steve Hayden as the Regional Creative Director on the IBM account in Asia. I was based in Tokyo. As Steve Hayden knew of me since before the interview process was very straightforward. I spoke with 1 person on the phone, i went to tokyo for an in person interview. And consequently I was hired.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    very straight forward. What is your prize? I answered directly and a day later got a positive response.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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Website www.ogilvy.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1948
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Business Services
Revenue £1 to £2 billion (GBP) per year
Competitors Unknown

Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide does advertising by the book. Founded by ad pioneer David Ogilvy (author of Ogilvy on Advertising), the firm is one of the world's leading creative agency networks, providing advertising campaign development and management, brand development, public relations, and strategic planning services to clients such as American Express, IBM, and Cisco. Ogilvy & Mather offers specialized communications and relationship marketing services through OgilvyOne; its Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide unit offers services targeted for global clients in the health care... More

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