Irvine partners: Overcoming the stigma of working in an agency environment and counteracting hustle culture

Irvine Partners (IP), a full-service public relations and integrated marketing agency, increased its own employee enjoyment by offering employees support and flexibility.

Here's the problem

We see a lot of stigma around working for an agency, where employees are often undervalued and feel as if they are just a number - we at Irvine Partners refuse to let our employees feel this way and thought long and hard about how we could ensure that that no employee would fear raising an issue with management or feel as if they didn't serve an important purpose. What also became apparent as a result of burnout both during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, was the 'great resignation' or worse the notion of quiet quitting. As...

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