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Advantage Business Media Overview

Rockaway, NJ
51 to 200 employees
2006
Company - Private
Publishing
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Advantage Business Media is an integrated business media company with a diversified portfolio of highly focused print publications, e-newsletters, specialized directories, vertical search databases, conferences, ancillary media vehicles, and associated web-based services ... Read more

Mission: Advantage Business Media Vision Statement:
A data-driven marketing solutions company leveraging content, technology and business intelligence to match our audience job performance needs with our client solutions.

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Advantage Business Media – Why Work For Us?


Company Info

Advantage Business Media helps more than one million innovators at science, design engineering, and manufacturing companies discover and procure new technologies that give them a competitive advantage. Our marketing solutions introduce products from more than 2,000 customers to our loyal readership through our digital media offerings, magazines, and conferences. At Advantage, our passion is technology, and we love introducing new products to buyers. 

Advantage Business Media was acquired in January 2014 by Owner Resource Group, an Austin, Texas-based private investment firm founded to bring superior outcomes to privately held businesses. Advantage is led by CEO Jim Lonergan, who, since joining the company in August 2014, has launched a cross-company strategic growth plan to drive revenue growth focusing the company on key vertical sectors, expanding its organic digital footprint, development of a suite of marketing services offerings, expansion of our conference and awards business, and improving audience engagement in all sectors.

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At Advantage Business Media, we are only as good as our people. Our reputation has been built on our commitment to each other and to our community. We are nothing without the talent of our people.

Our guiding principles?

  • It’s ok to make mistakes.
  • Try something new every day – creativity sparks growth in people and companies.
  • Always do the right thing.  

Some jobs are just jobs. Not every job is a career – one where you can work independently with the support of a creative team of peers, feel invested in the company and its success, and look forward to advancement opportunities where you can achieve your long-term financial goals.

For professionals with a career in mind, Advantage Business Media offers a fast-paced environment where individual success is tied to a creative, team-focused, multi-faceted approach.

Our clients rely on us to help them drive innovation based on customer experience. That means they will rely on you. From the moment you walk in the door, you’ll help drive change in Global 2,000 companies, with a direct impact on how they grow and operate.


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Our health benefits are intended to provide the important coverage you need, when you need it. They are also designed to help you maintain, improve and manage your health. We offer great medical, dental, and vision coverage along with a 401(K) program with company matching.

Vacation

We believe work/life balance is important, so we offer all new employees 10 vacation days, 9 Holiday days off, 5 sick days and 2 personal days. On their one year anniversary, employees receive an additional week off and continue to earn time until they reach 20 days of vacation. In addition, we offer Summer Hours with employees receiving 4 additional half days off on Friday during the summer months.

Wellness

We offer “Get On Track for Wellness” as a wellness initiative which includes educational seminars to help employees maintain good health or learn a more healthy lifestyle, annual biometric screenings and flu clinics are also available for employees.


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Employee Events

We offer a variety of events throughout the year for our employees. Along with the Holiday parties and summer picnics, we’ve also held Potluck Thanksgiving feasts fit for a king, Ping Pong and Blackjack tournaments for a little healthy competition along with Ice Cream Socials and Cinco De Mayo parties just for fun.

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Our team gives back to our local communities via our ABM Cares program. ABM Cares is a volunteer program that allows all employees to devote two workdays per year to volunteer efforts in their local communities. ABM is dedicated to playing a positive role in our local communities. Over the past few years, we have been involved with One Way Ministries, Saint Barnabas Center Firefighters, Inner City Impact, American Diabetes Camp, and volunteering for Lunch n Read time for children at Local Schools.

We also conduct collection drives for causes that are important to our team including Operation HoHoHo Christmas Toy Drive for Ronald McDonald House during Christmas, food for The NJ Food Bank for Thanksgiving and most recently we donated to the Congenital Heart Defect Coalition Heart Bag Drive.


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Advantage Business Media Reviews

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    I have been working at Advantage Business Media full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    laid back atmosphere, great place for an editor with tech writing experience looking for work

    Cons

    cant think of any right now

    Advice to Management

    employees are your biggest asset

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    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Advantage Business Media (Rockaway, NJ) in February 2016.

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    HR made me fill out an old-fashioned application (on paper), so that seemed unnecessary. I then met two executives, one who would have been my immediate boss and then his boss.

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