PRWeek Names Weber Shandwick a 2013 Best Place to Work 

NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2013PRWeek, a leading publication and content brand in the public relations industry, cited the spirit of “engaging, always.” that permeates and motivates employees around the globe when it named Weber Shandwick a 2013 Best Place to Work.

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“‘Engaging, always.’  is the vision, mission and everyday approach at Weber Shandwick. And it’s the rallying cry of Weber Shandwick teams who have great passion for what they do and for the organization where they do it,” said Andy Polansky, Weber Shandwick CEO. “We’re proud of this recognition and exceedingly proud of our colleagues whose collaboration, dedication, commitment to bold thinking and exemplary client service make Weber Shandwick a great place to come to work every day.”


Comments from judges of this award had great things to say about the firm, with one noting: “Employees across the organization seem to embrace the Weber workplace culture no matter what office they work in…their tagline (“engaging, always.”) seems very apropos and is passionately embraced.”


Noteworthy Best Workplace Honors and Innovative Programs

Weber Shandwick prides itself on being an employer-of-choice, committed to initiatives that have resulted in numerous best places to work and family-friendly awards.


Recent accolades include:

  • Named one of the Top Places to Work in PR by PR News
  • Named Best Places to Work in Washington – Washington Business Journal 
  • Named a 2013 National Top Workplace  –  WorkplaceDynamics
  • Named one of the Top 50 Employers for Gen Y Emerging Talent in Chicago by Brill Street + Company


About Weber Shandwick

Weber Shandwick is a leading global public relations firm with offices in 81 countries. The firm’s diverse team of thinkers, strategists, analysts, producers, designers, developers and campaign activators has won the most prestigious awards in the world for innovative, creative approaches and impactful work, including four 2013 Cannes Lions. Weber Shandwick was also named PRWeek’s International Consultancy of the Year and The Holmes Report’s Best Healthcare Consultancy in the World in 2013, in addition to earning numerous best place to work accolades. The firm deploys deep expertise across sectors and specialty areas, including consumer marketing, corporate reputation, healthcare, technology, public affairs, financial services, corporate social responsibility, financial communications and crisis management, using proprietary social, digital and analytics methodologies. Weber Shandwick is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). For more information, visit