Weber Shandwick Reviews

Updated 1 Jul 2020

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3.4
67%
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90%
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Weber Shandwick President and CEO Gail Heimann
Gail Heimann
34 Ratings
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  • "Lower salaries compared to other agencies, poor work/life balance(in 77 reviews)

  • "Long hours, poor salaries for entry levels(in 70 reviews)

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  1. "An agency that knows how to change, improve and adapt for the present and future."

    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 Weber Shandwick full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    London leadership, global network that really works well together, constantly striving for improvement.

    Cons

    Not everyone likes change and it's been tricky in the past to navigate but the future looks really positive.

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  2. COVID-19

    "Great company to join"

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

    I have been working at Weber Shandwick full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    On-boarding during lockdown has been made as easy as possible with really supportive and welcoming colleagues and lots of help, when needed, from HR.

    Cons

    Too early to pinpoint any.

  3. "Incredible"

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

    I have been working at Weber Shandwick full-time

    Pros

    Unbelievable culture and workspace. Such a collaborative company regardless of your job role.

    Cons

    Nothing comes to my mind

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  4. "Friendly environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Community Organizer 

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

    Pros

    Friendly and supportive team and environment.

    Cons

    Slow progression, limits of bureaucracy

  5. "Good for your CV"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Director in London, England

    I worked at Weber Shandwick full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Opportunitiy ot work on great clients

    Cons

    Culture needs work, work life balance often isn't great

  6. "Good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Director 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Weber Shandwick part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Solid company with good clients

    Cons

    No bonus and can be stingy with payrises

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Bullying, Toxic, Homophobic and Sexist"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Weber Shandwick full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Some colleagues are very good @ what they do, and are nice.

    Cons

    Disorganized, backwards, poor level of work, and they actively encouraged bylling. They sacked some1 on maternity leave. People cried at lot. Some people are actively nasty as they're all vying for promotions and are pitted against each other. Even your own manager will put you down in front of clients!

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  8. "Low Pay"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Director in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Weber Shandwick full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very good people, broad network

    Cons

    Low pay, no bonus, limited transparency

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  9. "Lots of opportunities if you go out and get it, otherwise can get stuck in a routine"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Senior Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Weber Shandwick

    Pros

    Friendly teams, huge clients, people with amazing experience

    Cons

    Salary is not high enough given the company

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Terrible"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Weber Shandwick full-time

    Pros

    Good mix of client portfolio,

    Cons

    Lack of diversity across teams and senior management and hires the same type of people

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