J. Walter Thompson Worldwide Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Aug 27, 2021

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Pros
  • "Great people, fun environment and interesting clients(in 45 reviews)

  • "Helpful people and Fun work environment(in 42 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "People not protected from working long hours; these are actually encouraged(in 50 reviews)

  • "No work life balance as is usual in agency(in 34 reviews)

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    1. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Good team

      Jul 9, 2021 - User Experience Director in Hong Kong
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Team, Good environment, Good benefits

      Cons

      High turnover, Long hours, High stress

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    2. 2.0
      Former Contractor, less than 1 year

      Poor Management

      Aug 27, 2021 - Creative Producer in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very relaxed atmosphere, and social setting.

      Cons

      Poor management. People not protected from working long hours; these are actually encouraged.

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    3. 4.0
      Former Intern, less than 1 year

      Strategic Planning

      Mar 8, 2021 - Strategy Consultant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      international clients, good culture, fun at work

      Cons

      there are days when you work long hours

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good place for an early advertising career

      Mar 18, 2021 - Producer in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - amazing talent - great reputation - history within advertising - global clients

      Cons

      - not very digital - long hours - poorly managed - not particularly creative work - no pay rises - was a good place to be junior, but opportunities for progression petered out at a certain level

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    5. 3.0
      Former Intern

      creative department

      Mar 15, 2021 - Copywriter in Ḩawwārah, Amman Governorate
      Recommend
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      Pros

      flexible working hours great office environment

      Cons

      heavy work flow sometimes long hours

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Exciting career

      Feb 19, 2021 - Information Specialist 
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      Pros

      Great work atmosphere and co-workers

      Cons

      Low pay and long hours

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Fun!

      Jan 7, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Benefits package was great and wonderful coworkers.

      Cons

      Long hours, but what do you expect with such big clients?

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Working at JWT

      Oct 9, 2020 - Art Director in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly people. Family vibes. Approachable upper management.

      Cons

      Long hours. Always no headcount.

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Toronto Office - Not bad

      Dec 8, 2019 - Post Production Coordinator in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Good position - Good people - Extra days off!

      Cons

      - Pay is a bit low - No overtime - People get laid off - Long hours/extra days of work

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    10. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Worst Agency In My Career

      Oct 4, 2019 - Creative in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Great Yonge and Bloor TTC location

      Cons

      Overworked, Long Hours, Low Compensation, High Turnover

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