J. Walter Thompson Worldwide Reviews

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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3.8
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J. Walter Thompson Worldwide CEO Tamara Ingram
Tamara Ingram
118 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people, fun environment and interesting clients(in 45 reviews)

  • "Helpful people and Fun work environment(in 42 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "People not protected from working long hours; these are actually encouraged(in 50 reviews)

  • "No work life balance as is usual in agency(in 34 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Producer at JWT

      Dec 26, 2020 - Producer in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Was best ever got so much work done and my reel is amazing

      Cons

      lots of work, lost all my hair but its ok

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Politics environment

      Jun 22, 2021 - Finance in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Learning curve is steep (can learn many things at first) as need to handle many things in your own

      Cons

      The politics was terrible and drove me away.

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Global Agency

      Jan 28, 2021 - Production in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice workspace and next to MRT

      Cons

      Heavy workload and average renumeration

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Working at JWT

      Oct 9, 2020 - Art Director in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly people. Family vibes. Approachable upper management.

      Cons

      Long hours. Always no headcount.

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great company culture and great team

      Jun 24, 2020 - Account in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Diverse team and great culture

      Cons

      Everyone was understandably busy, clear lines of hierarchy, little chance to grow

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    6. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Poor human resource development

      Dec 27, 2019 - Account Management in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Supportive colleagues. Decently stocked pantry.

      Cons

      Management does not care about staff retention. Old and archaic way of doing things. Refusal to embrace leaner and horizontal working arrangements.

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    7. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Toxic Environment

      Jul 24, 2019 - Account Executive in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Good pay - Good staff health benefits

      Cons

      - Horrible management - Bad work life balance

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good environment

      Jul 10, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Near public transportation amking it easy to commute

      Cons

      Expensive parking if you happen to drive to work

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Account Servicing

      Jun 29, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good learning ground with strong processes in place.

      Cons

      Competitiveness between accounts. Long working hours.

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good people.

      Jun 25, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good set of people to work with

      Cons

      Too much of churn and changes at the top and mid levels

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