Starcom USA

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Starcom USA Reviews

125 Reviews
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125 Reviews
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Starcom USA CEO Lisa Donohue
Lisa Donohue
28 Ratings
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    Great Media Agency

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Media Associate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Media Associate in Chicago, IL (US)

    I have been working at Starcom USA full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    -Great people, everyone is always willing to lend a hand
    -Awesome office environment
    -Lots of time off
    -So many perks, free Divvy membership, discounted gym membership, great cell phone plans
    -Good work life balance

    Cons

    -Teams are kind of a hit or miss, which can make or break your work experience
    -Hours can be long during certain times of year
    -Lower salary than average

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Raise the salaries

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Starcom USA Interviews

Updated 3 Aug, 2014
Updated 3 Aug, 2014

Interview Experience

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Phone interview was fairly basic and essentially wanted to make sure you could do math and hadn't lied on your resume. This was followed by four back-to-back in person interviews. They were about 45 minutes each and while I think that they were meant to focus on a different area (team work, creative problem solving, etc.), many kind of ran together. After the interviews, you're taken out to lunch with an "ambassador" who is meant to be a non-partial person you can ask more frank questions about culture, compensation, etc.

    Negotiation Details
    There wasn't one
    Accepted Offer

Starcom USA Awards and Accolades

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Best Places to Work, Human Rights Campaign, 2013
Corporate Equality Index - 100% in GLBT Corporate Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2013
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Website www.starcomusa.com
Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Media
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors OMD, MindShare, Carat

This business helps advertisers reach out to the consumer universe. Starcom MediaVest Group is a leading media planning and buying agency (along with rivals OMD Worldwide and Mindshare), with 110 offices in almost 70 countries. The media group helps advertisers determine the correct mix of media to get their message out and buys air time and space in print publications for the ads. In addition, it offers specialized media services through such units as SMG Search (search marketing expertise) and Forty-Two Degrees at MediaVest (multicultural media). Starcom MediaVest is... More

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