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Publicis LifeBrands Medicus – Why Work For Us?

We put our people first. Our people are central to our identity. Our people create a fun, dynamic environment. Generate ideas. Build relationships. Strengthen the organization. Our people make success happen. In fact, they make everything happen. So, it's essential that our identity comes to life around each and every one of us and that it inspires us...motivates us..and challenges us. 

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Showing support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Volunteering our time together and with our sister agencies at the Covenent House 

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Ugly Sweater parties around the office always add some festive cheer

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GoPro cameras always make meetings more fun

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Celebrating our achievements

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Traveling to conferences and conventions

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Being a part of charitable causes

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Learning from one another

Since we put our people are first, fun and engagement come thereafter. That's where the Culture Club comes in. Culture Club is our internal events group AKA the ministry of fun, the charitable champions, the agency cheerleaders. Culture Club works to build relationships, cultivate camaraderie, and support corporate social responsiblity activities. Our employees are fun. We make sure they have fun too. And our people are who we do all this for, and make us who we are. 


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In-office charity wine tastings

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More from in-office charity wine tastings

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Send a charity candy gram to your colleagues

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Thumbs up for awesome lunches like this one from Katz's Deli

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Boat cruising around the city

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More from boat cruising around the city

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Paint and sip night at David Burke Tree House

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Charity beer cart cruises around on Friday afternoons

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Everyone loves to cheers for charity

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We have charity beer pong tournaments too

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We dress up cause it's more fun

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And make fun posters featuring employees like these to promote the event

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Yup, we're always up for a good time.


Helping our people advance in their careers is also something we're passionate about too. Beyond our robust performance reviews and goal setting for career development, we are consistently sending our talent to relevant conferences and conventions. These opporutunities allow our people to stay up to date about all that's going on in the industry and also learn about areas that will continue their overall growth.

In the last year we've sent our people to gain industry knowledge and learnings at: CES, SWSX, The Social Shake Up, TedMed, Adobe Max, Hyper Island, Social Media Week, Social Media Work, and Ad Week NY.

Fun at CES 2015

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Learning "How Old Are You on the Inside?" at SXSW

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Day 1 at Adobe Max 2014

Bringing in high-caliber talent is a commitment we've made to ourselves and to our clients. Our people are our most valuable assets. By putting them first, we will become indispensable for our clients.

Join us, be challenged, watch your career grow, and be groomed to push your limits and be your best.

Ready for a career at PLBM? Click here for current employment opportunities and to submit your resume.

Publicis Life Brands Medicus is part of the Publicis Healthcare Communications Group—the largest healthcare communications network in the world.

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Publicis LifeBrands Medicus Reviews

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    Excellent Culture. Remarkable people. Disappointing operations.

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    Former Freelancer - Art Director in New York, NY
    Former Freelancer - Art Director in New York, NY

    I worked at Publicis LifeBrands Medicus (More than a year)

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    Pros

    CEO sets the tone for a positive, spirited corporate culture. Senior management also does a pretty good job at maintaining the positive open culture. Freelancers see the inside many companies. PLBM is unique in this positive humanity. If you are an employee who puts yourself out there, communicates and chips in with a smile there are excellent opportunities for growth. Arrogant jerks don't last long here.

    Publicis corporate benefits (holiday, health, financial, etc..) may be the best in the industry and the individuals at PLBM who manage these sensitive issues are proficient, kind, understanding... Human.

    Cons

    I wish I could say there were no cons, because the people and culture are really lovely, But...

    Process.
    • Projects here are still being routed on paper with a rubber sign off stamp.

    • New hires (especially freelance) experience at least a week of pain on start up. E-mail is not set up. Server access is not set up. There are no instructions on setting up phones, There is no company directory distributed. Processes are not explained. These are all basic tools employees need to do their job - regardless of whether a person will be there for a few days or several years. New hires (especially freelancers) are generally shown to their workstations and left to fend for themselves. If an employee figures out a workaround "just to get by for now" it's likely that's what they'll be working with for the duration of their stay.

    Infrastructure.

    • Workstations - especially creative workstations - need updating/maintenance. Many are too old and creaky to handle the workload.

    •  The wifi doesn't work. It's difficult to log on and drops out so often it becomes frustrating and productive to use.

    • Either there aren't enough places to shut a door and make a conference call or personal call or staff needs to be encouraged more to use the rooms that are available. It's an open floor plan office and there are far too many loud speakerphone and personal conversations that are distracting to anyone within earshot. And pretty much everyone is within earshot.

     Fix this stuff and this easily becomes a 5 start review.

    Advice to Management

    • Establish an on-boarding process.
    •Establish digital routing.

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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a dayinterviewed at Publicis LifeBrands Medicus (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Met with several different people; all interviewers were fully transparent and delightful. Able to see a shared, proud culture through the interviews, which was incredibly refreshing. People around the office seemed happy - there was a lot of laughter coming from a training session. Also, very clear on next steps.

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Additional Info

Website www.plbmedicus.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded 1972
Type Company - Public
Industry Business Services
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

Publicis Life Brands Medicus (PLBM) is a full-service, New York City–based healthcare advertising agency. We serve a variety of clients and brands with marketing expertise that spans audiences from physicians to patients and from prescription therapies to over-the-counter medicines.

We see the healthcare landscape changing rapidly. We embrace this change and the lack of... More

Mission: Our mission is about each of us pushing and challenging ourselves within the respectful environment that exists at PLBM. We express it as "be uncomfortable".

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