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Burson-Marsteller Public Relations Reviews

Updated 1 May 2019

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Burson-Marsteller President & CEO Donald A. Baer
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  1. "GREAT, BUT HIGH TURNOVER RATE"

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    Former Intern - PR Intern in Guangzhao
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Burson-Marsteller for less than a year

    Pros

    clients are a lot

    Cons

    high turnover rate, hard to cooperate with different people

    Burson-Marsteller2019-05-02
  2. "Nice culture and friendly colleagues"

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    Former Intern - Public Relations in Singapore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Burson-Marsteller for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues Well known PR firm Welcoming culture Directors are open and direct without being overly demanding TGIF celebrations every month

    Cons

    Many associates often work long hours and during peak periods, it can mean coming to office very early and staying till late.

    Burson-Marsteller2017-09-27
  3. Helpful (2)

    "Great chicago office; disappointing review process"

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    Current Employee - Public Relations Associate in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Colleagues with great, creative minds; top of their field Chicago culture is fun, collaborative and supportive Fun, interesting clients Work from home flexibility Investment in training and development

    Cons

    Lack of communication from leadership Vague review and promotion process Burnout and work/life balance unless you make it a priority

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    Burson-Marsteller2016-10-07
  4. Helpful (2)

    "OK for a resume builder, that's about it."

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    PR Intern in Mill Valley, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Burson-Marsteller for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Note: this was the SF office, more than 10 years ago, so things may have changed. Good professional experience in a fast-moving environment

    Cons

    They have junior-level people working on projects that should be handled by senior people. Toxic office culture.

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    Burson-Marsteller2016-04-11
  5. "One of the greatest PR agency in the world."

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    Current Intern - Public Relations in Beijing, Beijing
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Burson-Marsteller for less than a year

    Pros

    Great networking opportunity, learning, training opportunity all all great

    Cons

    Sometimes hours are too long

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    Burson-Marsteller2015-03-10
  6. "Awesome company"

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    Former Employee - Public Relations 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Burson-Marsteller part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Collaborative, cross-collaborative teams where everyone helps each other if they can Helpful mentors and managers to guide the new employees Wonderful family culture where everyone learns to enjoy while at work

    Cons

    lack of work-life balance since many work beyond office hours everyday some common politics may happen from time to time as in all companies

    Burson-Marsteller2014-10-07

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