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Grey Group Interviews

Updated 15 Apr, 2015

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    Senior Vice President, Account Director Interview

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    I had spoken to the President of the company directly about a VP role. This position required 10-15 years of experience. She told me to speak with this girl in Human Resources because she was handling the position. She would let the "girl", not woman, know she was sending me over. I not only sent this girl an email but must have called her once every 2 weeks for 2 months and I didn't even get a response.

    I looked her up on Linked In. She's 26 years old. Four years out of college. I have zero idea why they have a 26 year old screening for a high level VP position. She has no real experience to judge for a position that takes 10-20 years of experience. To not even acknowledge someone the President sent over? That's just amateurish and unprofessional. Not only is it a great way to miss out on a lot of talent, it's a horrible way for a company to be represented.

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Website www.grey.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Operated By WPP Group
Founded 1917
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Business Services
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (CAD) per year

Advertising expertise is certainly not gray area for this company. A unit of UK-based conglomerate WPP Group, Grey Global Group provides advertising and marketing services through about 430 offices in more than 95 countries. Its flagship agency network, Grey Worldwide, offers creative ad development and campaign management services along with a variety of other marketing disciplines. The company also offers specialized public relations and communications services through Grey Healthcare. Its G2 Worldwide unit is a leading brand development agency, while G2 Direct & Digital... More

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