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Updated 10 Sep 2019

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3.1
51%
Recommend to a Friend
46%
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Burson-Marsteller CEO Donald A. Baer
Donald A. Baer
119 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
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  1. "Need to want to work a lot"

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    Former Employee - Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Burson-Marsteller full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    there is room for growth

    Cons

    the workload and hours can be a lot

    Burson-Marsteller2019-09-11
  2. "Great Learning Opportunity"

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate 

    I worked at Burson-Marsteller full-time for more than 3 years

    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

    Burson-Marsteller2019-09-09
  3. "Learning environment"

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    Former Employee - Internship in Caracas, Capital District
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Burson-Marsteller part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Learned a lot, very nice company

    Cons

    Loved working there, no cons

    Burson-Marsteller2019-05-24
  4. "It was a really nice position to work as junior in PR"

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    Former Employee - Client Account Executive in Bogotá, Bogota
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Burson-Marsteller full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The company has great and major clients that help you to improve your communications and PR skills

    Cons

    The salary could be better

    Burson-Marsteller2019-05-08
  5. "An "old-school" PR agency"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Burson-Marsteller full-time

    Pros

    Have a strong and respected brand which can attract quality clients and employees.

    Cons

    Moving too slow in transforming itself in the social media era.

    Burson-Marsteller2019-03-15
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Burson-Marsteller full-time

    Pros

    Well paid; Great clients; Good medical policy

    Cons

    Long working hours; Easy to get burnt out

    Burson-Marsteller2018-12-14
  7. "Manager"

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    Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Burson-Marsteller for more than a year

    Pros

    Significant variety of work and experience. Ability to find the type of work that suites your strengths.

    Cons

    Competitive environment and not much of a work/life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage upward mobility through business development.

    Burson-Marsteller2018-11-26
  8. "Horrible company to start your career"

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    Former Employee - Client Executive in Seoul
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Burson-Marsteller full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The only thing that you can get from here is a global name value. That's it.

    Cons

    Probably BM Korea has the most highest turnover rate in this industry.

    Advice to Management

    Please hire a HR manager and invest to employees.

    Burson-Marsteller2018-11-19
  9. Helpful (2)

    "Make this your last option"

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    Current Employee - Director in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Burson-Marsteller full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    office space/ Everyone is leaving or left

    Cons

    Low Pay No Diversity Lacks Leadership Over Worked/ Under Paid

    Advice to Management

    Start Over

    Burson-Marsteller2018-10-30
  10. "an intern experience"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Burson-Marsteller

    Pros

    Best internship experience I've had thus far in terms of rigor and expectations.

    Cons

    Good or bad: each day is different

    Burson-Marsteller2018-09-12
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