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Updated 16 May 2021

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Carat CEO, Aegis Media Jerry Buhlmann
Jerry Buhlmann
133 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people and strategic work(in 31 reviews)

  • "Positive Culture and work environment(in 28 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours, work/life balance, very demanding(in 49 reviews)

  • "Terrible work/life balance if not located in Detroit or not on one of the more favorable teams(in 34 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Fun place to work

      12 Jan 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good people to work with

      Cons

      Nothing really to add to this bit

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great atmosphere

      10 May 2021 - Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great people and great atmosphere

      Cons

      during COVID it was really difficult to keep this up

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      10 Mar 2021 - Media Executive in Edinburgh, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      the people and the clients

      Cons

      limited progression in the company

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Carat UK (London) Review

      16 Jan 2021 - Account Director in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great and talented colleagues Lots of scope for progression and mobility within a huge global media network Fantastic range of high profile renowned clients

      Cons

      Lack of focus on talent retention Lack of financial reward for those who progress within the company i.e. significant disparity between external hires and internal promotions salary offerings Differs across accounts admittedly, but a culture of working late

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    5. 1.0
      Former Employee

      Fairly okay

      2 Dec 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nothing specific, you work like a slave

      Cons

      Pay in the Nigerian market was very low. Management doesnt have your best interest

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good agency

      15 Aug 2020 - Strategy Partner in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice people who want to do good work.

      Cons

      Lost in the dentsu machine, politics, leadership team that don’t have much power. Struggle to create a culture

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Atmosphere

      14 Jul 2020 - Account Executive in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly staff, nice offices and good social events

      Cons

      Long hours during busy periods, lack of training opportunities and no ongoing pay reviews

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company spirit but slow career progression

      11 Sep 2020 - Account Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great spirit, senior management staff are very present

      Cons

      Slow career progression and salary increases are rare

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Investment team Manager

      5 Apr 2020 -  
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Met great people and been able to produce great work.

      Cons

      A lot of moving around (As an ex Amplifi worker) with delayed communication from the Leadership team.

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Not a place for the faint-hearted

      18 Mar 2020 - Account Executive in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Free Food & Drink Lush Building Great office space Private health care

      Cons

      Cut-throat Stress inducing High pressure Very few social events

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