Carat Reviews

Updated Oct 21, 2021

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Carat CEO, Aegis Media Jerry Buhlmann
Jerry Buhlmann
139 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

      Jan 12, 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
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Decent place to work.

      Jul 20, 2021 - Associate Director in Manchester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Forward thinking, good location, opportunities aplenty.

      Cons

      Too fragmented, lacked team culture

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Company

      May 20, 2021 - Account Executive in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The culture and the clients

      Cons

      They do not pay very well in the early careers stage

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great atmosphere

      May 10, 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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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Mar 10, 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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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Carat UK (London) Review

      Jan 16, 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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    7. 1.0
      Former Employee

      Fairly okay

      Dec 2, 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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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company spirit but slow career progression

      Sep 11, 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, more than 5 years

      Good agency

      Aug 15, 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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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Atmosphere

      Jul 14, 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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