Havas Media Reviews

Updated 29 Jun 2020

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3.5
82%
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87%
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Havas Media CEO Matt Adams
Matt Adams
6 Ratings
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  • "This was a common situation that made work life balance for a lot of people very difficult, including myself(in 37 reviews)

  • "Long hours and a lot of Teams calls in current environment(in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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

    I have been working at Havas Media full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Company has supported all the teams through difficult 2020 and adapted to working from home quickly. Clear communication from leadership on what’s going on in the business - feels like a transparent approach unlike other agencies I have worked at.

    Cons

    Long hours and a lot of Teams calls in current environment.

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  2. "Great Perks, Toxic environment"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Havas Media full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Company invests heavily in employee's well-being and development

    Cons

    - Communication between my team members was very toxic

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  3. Helpful (1)

    "Building on continued progress"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Lead in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent working environment, strong and supportive teams. There has been a real sense of energy and purpose since mid to late 2018, with great wins and excellent hires across the group

    Cons

    Some projects can take longer than they should given the size of the business compared to other networked media agencies

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  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great culture, clear goals, great management"

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

    I have been working at Havas Media full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great place to work. Clearly defined goals. Ideal work culture, I always feel I could ask someone for help.

    Cons

    Hard to find downsides for cons

  5. ".."

    2.0
    Current Employee - Greater London in London, England

    I have been working at Havas Media full-time

    Pros

    The company have great people to work with

    Cons

    Overall, there is poor progression across the agency

  6. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Executive in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Havas Media full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Free breakfast, holiday day off

    Cons

    No flexible working hours or WFH

  7. "Great opportunities but poor HR"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Events in London, England
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Havas Media full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing people and perks

    Cons

    Very poor HR, little to no support, expectation to work really long hours

  8. "Very agile and collaborative culture"

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

    I have been working at Havas Media full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great environment and people to work with and for

    Cons

    Disorganised, less structured, a few people make decision

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  9. "They really look after you and make you feel at home"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Havas Media full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    They really look after you and make you feel at home

    Cons

    Programmatic and social are under resourced

  10. "Lot of potential but they are happy with average"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - International Account Executive in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Havas Media full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    People are friendly Some good learning if you are in the right team Nice building and events

    Cons

    Lack of progression Salary incredible low Resource allocation is a joke Workloads and learning highly depending on team and clients 2 months notice on AE level only to avoid people leaving after 6 months

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