Edelman Reviews

Updated 2 Mar 2021

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Edelman President and CEO Richard W. Edelman
Richard W. Edelman
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  • "Work life balance can be a bit challenging(in 298 reviews)

  • "Some long hours, and lack of communication between departments(in 203 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Edelman full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    People, culture, leadership, benefits, values

    Cons

    Support for pushing back on problem clients could be stronger

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  2. "A great place to build a career"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Creative in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edelman full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    A lot of opportunity to grow and create a career path for yourself Super smart people to work with and learn from A great roster of clients Good holiday and healthcare package

    Cons

    Pay often doesn't reflect work or worth Senior Leadership team can be difficult to work with


  3. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Account Director in London, England

    I have been working at Edelman full-time

    Pros

    You can do amazing work.

    Cons

    Not that I think at the moment.

  4. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edelman full-time

    Pros

    Cares about employees Great people to work with Good energy When the going gets tough, Edelman buckles up and works through together

    Cons

    Some senior leaders have an ego problem

  5. "Ok"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service in Stratford-upon-Avon, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edelman part-time

    Pros

    Funnyy because of employees okay

    Cons

    Okay so it’s boring sometimes

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  6. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing 

    I worked at Edelman full-time

    Pros

    - Value hard work - Exceptionally welcoming - Interesting projects - Great learning environment

    Cons

    - Cannot think of any

  7. "Great place, very supportive"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Edelman in London, England

    I worked at Edelman full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Hard work, strong culture, supportive management

    Cons

    Hours can be long, but that goes with the territory.

  8. "Fast paced and if you succeed sets you up for future career success"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Edelman full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great place to learn - fast paced, sink or swim. Smart people

    Cons

    Ok culture, pay below average given work hours, not as well regarded in outside world as they think they are

  9. COVID-19

    "Great springboard but lacking in purpose"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Executive in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - The people - everyone is nice, very intelligent and supportive - Good holiday and benefits - Interesting and challenging work - Lots of opportunities to gain experience and develop - They have been a supportive employer throughout the pandemic - Nice office

    Cons

    - Long hours is expected - The pay does not reflect the work - A lot of talking about addressing problems, nowhere near enough action in actually addressing any of these - Progression can feel stagnant - Client priority will be put ahead of employee wellbeing - there is a precedence of bending over backwards for a client, regardless how it would impact your work/life balance - Not as transparent as senior management thinks they are being to staff

  10. "HR"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition Manager in London, England

    I have been working at Edelman full-time

    Pros

    Good development opportunities and ability to grow

    Cons

    Below market threshold for salary

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