Weber Shandwick Reviews

Updated Jul 1, 2020

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3.4
67%
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Weber Shandwick President and CEO Gail Heimann
Gail Heimann
33 Ratings
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  • "Lower salaries compared to other agencies, poor work/life balance(in 77 reviews)

  • "Long hours, poor salaries for entry levels(in 70 reviews)

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  1. "Really loved working here"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Weber Shandwick

    Pros

    Great team! Great company benefits and environment. Open company culture.

    Cons

    Long working hour at times

  2. "One of the better agencies to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Junior Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends

    I have been working at Weber Shandwick full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great culture, amazing people, accessible leadership team

    Cons

    Pay could be more competitive

  3. "Creative"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Creative in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Weber Shandwick full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good people and good benefits

    Cons

    Can be very Disorganized and let’s clients walk all over the moon

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  4. "Depends on the team"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Weber Shandwick full-time

    Pros

    Good culture, benefits and salary

    Cons

    Lack of leadership and a lot of OT

  5. "Consultant"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Weber Shandwick full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great team and great clients help you gain comprehensive abilities.

    Cons

    The bottleneck is too obvious, it's hard to get a promotion.

  6. Helpful (1)

    "A company that truly cares about providing an enriching experience for its staff."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Weber Shandwick full-time

    Pros

    The executive/management team in the Canadian offices genuinely cares about ensuring a meaningful/unique experience for employees. From the president to frontline managers, the priority is for continuous learning. If you want to learn, grow, and work with smart, engaged and kind people, this is the place for you.

    Cons

    The expectations and standards are high, which may call for longer hours once in a while. The pay is a little low.

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  7. Helpful (1)

    "Top-heavy organization"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Weber Shandwick full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Collaborative work environment with great colleagues.

    Cons

    Top heavy organization with little concern for the impact big ideas were having on junior-level employees.

  8. "Account Administator"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Weber Shandwick full-time

    Pros

    - creative - busy atmosphere - growth - exciting

    Cons

    - high pressure - low salary - small office

  9. "Amazing place to work!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Weber Shandwick full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with, amazing work culture, valuable experience

    Cons

    Occasionally need to work longer than the standard 9-5 to meet deadlines.

  10. "On the Up"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Weber Shandwick full-time

    Pros

    Great people, aspiring to do better work.

    Cons

    Some frustrating legacy PR thinking amongst a few "clingers on"

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