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Updated December 12, 2017
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  • There was absolute NO work life balance AT ALL (in 20 reviews)

  • inconsistent work hours, long hours, client adopted cultures (in 37 reviews)

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  1. "Art Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Publicis full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Youthful, energetic, fast paced, diverse, events

    Cons

    inconsistent work hours, long hours, client adopted cultures


  2. "Poor promotions"

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    Former Employee - Media Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Media Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Publicis full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Big clients and partners, room to move around internally

    Cons

    Employees are not so valued because there are barely any promotions so most people flee after 6-12 months

    Advice to Management

    Value your good employees and promote them when deserved

  3. "Internal Communication is a struggling area"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Publicis full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great location
    Great accounts
    Nice office decor

    Cons

    Lack of communication
    Lack of support
    Very distant and cold office setting


  4. "Company Culture"

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    Former Employee - Strategist in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Strategist in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Publicis (More than a year)

    Pros

    Independence within the agency by teams

    Cons

    Not much overall company culture

    Advice to Management

    Foster junior talent to retain them


  5. "SVP Group Client Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Publicis full-time

    Pros

    A ton of opportunities and great benefits

    Cons

    Looses good talent due to the constant challenge of being under staffed


  6. "Compliance"

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    Former Employee - Compliance Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Compliance Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Publicis full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for, flexible and great benefits.

    Cons

    Sometimes business is slow. Very competitive business.

    Advice to Management

    Good position to have.


  7. "The Big Holding Co model is tough going for some"

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    Former Employee - Vice President in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Vice President in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Publicis full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits, solid people in the ranks across the globe and in the brands

    Cons

    Too much hierarchy, not enough authority at operating levels, constant reinvention and reorganization

    Advice to Management

    Let your leaders make decisions and live with the results, you will often be pleasantly surprised.

  8. "Account Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Publicis full-time

    Pros

    Good Clients to work with.

    Cons

    At time it can feel impersonal... Too many people.


  9. "Culturaly Diverse & Breath Taking Views"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Publicis full-time

    Pros

    Great location right across from Pier 39. Staff have always been helpful and generally accept creativity

    Cons

    There is absolutely some bureaucratic issues with some of the older agencies that have held up because of tender in the building.


  10. "Publicis"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Publicis full-time

    Pros

    flexible schedule and great co-workers

    Cons

    hard to get a promotion/raise


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