Employee Review

  1. 4.0
    Former Employee

    CatchOn

    Mar 24, 2022 - Account Executive 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Tight team culture Lots of opportunities to learn diff comm disciplines Exposure to strategic brand work not common for PR Good mentoring if you end up with good supervisor Training workshop & subsidies

    Cons

    A lot of emphasis on learning fundamental things which can be tedious Challenging keeping up with client expectations Sometimes hard to manage multiple supervisors

    Be the first to find this review helpful

Other Employee Reviews

  1. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    High standard, Low Salary

    Feb 23, 2022 - Account Executive 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - Fun colleagues, they are all foodies - Outstanding client profiles - A lot of free food/ snacks - Good media exposure in lifestyle & travel sectors

    Cons

    - Poor Management - Hired people with no management experience to takeover the management roles - Bias & Favoritism - Expats/ native English speakers had more advantages at work, even though the fact the company mainly dealt with local clients and media - No Career Progression - You only get promoted when they suspect you are going to quit; Very unclear career terms and progression - No Tech Support - The gadgets in the office are stuck in time, with old PCs, small monitors, dirty keyboards and mouses; Still using manually entered-excel sheets as database - High expectations for the employee but offer low salary - Salary is low compare with other agencies, year-end bonus is less than 1 month salary - No flexibility - no flexible working hrs, no flexible dresscode, no flexible WFH policy

    Continue reading
    1 person found this review helpful
  2. 2.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Not a good environment

    Jul 2, 2021 - Account Coordinator in Hong Kong
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - Work is usually 9 - 6 (sometimes 7)

    Cons

    - No leader mentorship or training (don't think you'll learn anything) - A lot of manual work on excel and ppt (compared to interning at other places with automation and databases) - Tech is backwards and you'll be use old PC's, nothing is wireless (substandard) - Colleagues are not diverse, except for one or two foreigners at my time but it's not an internationl agency - Company growth progression is bad, many ppl talk about no promotions for long time (directors make excuses) - No transparent information about employment, career terms and progression (there's no HR so cannot compare with other companies with educated HR people) - Secretive environment, learn by yourself

    Continue reading
    4 people found this review helpful

Discover more reviews about CatchOn.