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Updated October 13, 2018
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Pros
  • "Cooperative environment within Editorial, work-life balance, great location" (in 7 reviews)

  • "Few nice and hard working, fun people" (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work-life balance is not possible" (in 9 reviews)

  • "Senior management is lacking and that explains the extremely high turnover in both GHG and Phase V (both owned by greyhealth group)" (in 10 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Good workplace"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I have never worked anyplace where the company worked harder to create a good workplace. Great training opportunities, including the opportunity to see what different teams do via Thirsty Thursdays. Lots of thought is given to providing fun experiences for everyone. Monday morning meetings and Monday 5 newsletters allow management to share what's going on with the full employee population. Great benefits, including paid time off. Fabulous intern program.

    Cons

    There should be more attention paid to providing performance reviews and establishing career paths for all employees.


  2. "Decent"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at greyhealth group full-time

    Pros

    Nice and new office, nice people

    Cons

    Low salaries, HR is awful and very unhelpful

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Don't even consider going there"

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    Former Employee - Account Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Account Director in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at greyhealth group full-time

    Pros

    - There are some talented and nice people

    Cons

    - Lives up to all the bad stereotypes of agencies, especially those that are a part of a huge holding company
    - Terrible leadership from the top down. The "new" CEO has such an inflated sense of self she moved an entire floor of people so she can sit in a different space, only to realize the outside street performer would drive her crazy
    - All talk of horizontality is a crock.

    Advice to Management

    Give up the brand and merge with another brand that has a better reputation, if there is one


  4. Helpful (4)

    "Where hacks go to die."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at greyhealth group full-time

    Pros

    Lack of talent is considered a plus.

    Cons

    Impersonal, low paying, account folk rule the roost. Management hides in their offices. Terrible location.

    Advice to Management

    Resign.


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Project coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Staff is nice and close to flatiron

    Cons

    Turnover very high. Pharmaceutical marketing not ideal

    Advice to Management

    Retain employees


  6. "Assistant Account Executive"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Account Executive in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Assistant Account Executive in New York, NY

    I worked at greyhealth group full-time

    Pros

    This is a great position for someone right out of college looking to get into Med Ed and work with a great team

    Cons

    At this level, there is not much travel, if any at all. Same day to day tasks but meetings keep it interesting.


  7. Helpful (8)

    "Should've looked at Glassdoor ratings before..."

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    Former Employee - Account in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Account in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Worked normal hours, better than other agencies

    WPP benefits are pretty good

    Cons

    This was one of the worst agencies I've worked for.

    Had some great creatives, but for the most part, nothing too innovative or special happening at this agency. Senior management is lacking and that explains the extremely high turnover in both GHG and Phase V (both owned by greyhealth group).

    Only after I left did I find out my manager had been complained about for being "emotionally abusive" and had multiple people leave under their supervision. Clients had also complained about them and I was not made of aware of this..very deceitful.

    Advice to Management

    Out with the old, in with the new

  8. Helpful (8)

    "Don't work at Phase Five"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at greyhealth group full-time

    Pros

    Location of the office. Trying to think of another pro...there isn't one! Check the overall rating- not many pros.

    Cons

    Terrible leadership. Toxic environment. Lack of transparency. Don't come here. Not worth the misery and frustration.

    Advice to Management

    Agree with the February 18 and March 15 reviews- it's really terrible to work at Ghg and Phase Five. Save yourself. This will be focused on the horrible Phase Five leadership. Unqualified individuals who blame everyone (including the CEO) for their terrible management. Leadership is part of a "secret club" where no one else's opinion matters, even if for the good of the company. It's the consensus- ask any current employee. ZERO transparency. Extreme dishonesty. Leadership are horrible managers as well. Never address any issues brought to them. Look at the turnover. No one wants to stay- good luck to any new hires!


  9. Helpful (12)

    "Started out as an okay job until new management and CEO came in"

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    Former Employee - Graphic Artist in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Graphic Artist in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Only a few decent people otherwise work here for a year and leave

    Cons

    Worked long hours. No recognition. My own manager talked behind his employees back then smiled at them when they came in later on in the day. Managers that should not even be managers in the first place. Each department huddles to themselves and only uses others when they need somethong

    Advice to Management

    give better opportunities to those that actually finished school than those with not even a degree


  10. Helpful (16)

    "Yet ANOTHER SENSITIVE DATA BREACH of employee data"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at greyhealth group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    None any more. This is the second data breach in less than 1 year--this one of employee personal information!

    Cons

    The new president has done nothing to secure the troves of information on clients and its employees. Today, yet another Grey Health Group data breach occurred and I got notice that my personal information including SSN, date of birth, full contact info--everything on me--has been stolen again by a third party entity.

    Advice to Management

    Secure your systems! For goodness sake, have you not learned anything at all from last year's 2017 Petya-like data breach of company and client proprietary information?


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