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APCO Worldwide Project Assistant Reviews

Updated 27 Oct 2016

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  1. "Project Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Project Assistant 
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    I have been working at APCO Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    Free to run with projects. Given the chance to learn quicker than most entry-level positions.

    Cons

    Somewhat jumbled structure. Can sometimes be confusing on what your role is.

    APCO Worldwide2016-10-27
  2. "Project Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Assistant 
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    Neutral Outlook
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    I have been working at APCO Worldwide full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great accounts and a lot of responsibility from the start. Depending on your manager, you will grow enormously in a short amount of time.

    Cons

    Long hours. I can't compare to other agencies, but I usually work 12 hours a day, meaning that there is a hardly a work life balance during the week. Seems difficult to get promoted here.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people for small offices with big accounts and plenty of new biz.

    APCO Worldwide2016-10-21
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    "Project Assistant"

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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Assistant in Shanghai, Shanghai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at APCO Worldwide full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Exposure to different industries and projects. Colleagues were very friendly. There were monthly cake time.

    Cons

    Salary was not very high. Difficult to get promotion.

    Advice to Management

    More chances to raise salary and provide promotions

    APCO Worldwide2014-04-03
  4. "Great experience."

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    Former Contractor - Project Assistant in Beijing, Beijing
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    Approves of CEO

    I worked at APCO Worldwide for less than a year

    Pros

    APCO is a great place to work at, you have many opportunities to learn and grow and they give entry-level employees a great deal of responsibility. Excellent culture.

    Cons

    They have extremely high expectations of all entry-level employees, meaning that even if you are just a Project Assistant, they will treat you as if you were early-mid level in your career.

    APCO Worldwide2013-12-06
  5. "Awesome place to work"

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    Project Assistant in Washington, DC
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    I have been working at APCO Worldwide

    Pros

    The people are fantastic, and it's such a positive environment. From the time I've spent at the company so far, I can tell it's going to be a place where I can work with a great time but still be independent and pursue my own interests. The opportunities they offer, such as training programs and work-abroad programs, are exciting things I hope to pursue.

    Cons

    They don't offer full tuition reimbursement, only partial. Other than that, I can't really think of any downsides I've noticed since working at APCO!

    APCO Worldwide2012-03-28
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