Ogilvy Reviews

Updated Jan 14, 2022

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3.7
70%
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93%
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Ogilvy Global CEO Andy Main
Andy Main
113 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible, fair fun work environment(in 172 reviews)

  • "Great people and company culture(in 116 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "No work life balance, too long hours(in 252 reviews)

  • "Working hours may be demanding depending on the client(in 94 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Ok

      Jan 28, 2021 - Business Strategy Manager in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good environment for getting to know mkt industry

      Cons

      Traditional model, need to change and adopt new trend

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    2. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good learning opportunities at the expense of work life balance

      Jan 2, 2022 - Account Executive 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good learning opportunities Diverse portfolio of clients Quality work

      Cons

      Steep learning curve - not a lot of guidance Little to no work life balance Pay is well below industry average High turnover rate leading to existing team members having to take on extra work

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great for experience, bad for work-life balance

      Dec 20, 2021 - Senior Account Executive in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great teammates, excellent learning opportunities

      Cons

      little to no worklife balance

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      a company can teach you lot of things

      Nov 30, 2021 - Account Executive in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      can provide numerous hand on experience

      Cons

      limited high count for part time workers

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Kinda ok but also kinda meh

      Nov 8, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Big clients, big projects, pitch every wek

      Cons

      Culture kinda weird but then it’s an advertising company so ya. Also I saw some interns being there as an intern for a year with intern pay...... so idk if they no budget to hire or what

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Like a family

      Oct 21, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great colleagues and work culture. takes care of its employees processes are structured

      Cons

      long working hours, work load abit much at times

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Nice work environment

      Sep 17, 2021 - Manager in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Opportunity for creativity through out your work year

      Cons

      No work life balance, too long hours

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      High performance working environment

      Aug 29, 2021 - Executive Director in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      High performance high quality working environment and colleagues.

      Cons

      High financial pressures from a network agency model.

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      good people but struggling to retain

      Jul 29, 2021 - Account Manager in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Still outstanding in the industry for its creativity

      Cons

      Poor development path for employees

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    10. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Poor leadership, Chairman unable to articulate his vision and mission properly

      Jul 27, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great for resume, especially for young people starting out. David Ogilvy's brand is good but Ogilvy cannot keep tugging at his coat tail anymore.

      Cons

      Finance runs the business. Long working hours with low pay. No budget for training. People are burnt out.

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