Burson-Marsteller Reviews

Updated Feb 8, 2021

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3.2
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Burson-Marsteller President & CEO Donald A. Baer
Donald A. Baer
120 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people, office culture, interesting work, exciting environment(in 18 reviews)

  • "Really like the smart people and great working location(in 16 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Competitive environment and not much of a work/life balance(in 25 reviews)

  • "Sometimes long hours but learn a lot(in 22 reviews)

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    1. 4.0
      Current Employee

      A good place to learn and start

      Aug 18, 2018 -  
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Biggest agency with much resource

      Cons

      at the turning point to change its business model

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Exposure, salary and career path

      May 2, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      INTERNATIONAL exposure, flexible working hours

      Cons

      Routine work, not much career aspect

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      A great PR agency

      Feb 1, 2021 - Manager in Manchester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very supportive environment and coworkers

      Cons

      Workload is quite high sometimes and stressful

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Typical PR agency

      Feb 8, 2021 - Manager in Chicago, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Practice-based, good clients, great place if you can find your tribe

      Cons

      Hard if you're not in NY, out of sight out of mind

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    5. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good

      Aug 24, 2020 - Sales Associate in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work life is very good

      Cons

      Long hours Is very good

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    6. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      great clients

      May 18, 2020 - Account Executive in San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      colleagues, interesting work, easy commute, fair compensation

      Cons

      back stabbing, billable hours at expense of great work

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great place

      Feb 21, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Collegial yet driven; set the standard for the industry in key areas

      Cons

      Long hours; Turnover; Limited salary growth

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Need to want to work a lot

      Sep 10, 2019 - Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      there is room for growth

      Cons

      the workload and hours can be a lot

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Learning Opportunity

      Sep 9, 2019 - Senior Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very interesting work, excellent work experience on diverse set of projects - issues, corporate affairs, etc.

      Cons

      review cycles are rare and pay is low

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Learning environment

      May 23, 2019 - Internship in Caracas, Capital District, Capital District
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Learned a lot, very nice company

      Cons

      Loved working there, no cons

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