2015 Top Places to Work in PR: JCPR

JCPR is a growing company with ample opportunity for career growth. Over the past five years, in fact, it has almost tripled in size from 18 to 50 employees. Also, this year JCPR has already promoted five people at both junior and senior levels in the company.

At JCPR, job performance is evaluated on an ongoing basis by one’s manager in addition to formal performance appraisals beginning after 90 days of continuous employment, and annually thereafter. These appraisals are used to assess readiness for promotion within the organization, but are also used to determine ways to enhance overall job performance, evaluate employee career development potential and assess training needs.

Communicating goals and expectations is crucial when it comes to growth opportunities at the firm. JCPR is committed to helping every employee understand their career path, and working with them to ensure they achieve new levels of success.

JCPR, a woman-owned business, prides itself on gender equality within the workplace and the fair advancement of women. JCPR has many female employees that hold high positions within the organization; most notably, its entire C-suite is female. Its mid-level manager positions are evenly split among men and women, and the entire staff comprises a diverse ethnic background.

JCPR strongly encourages volunteerism, and allows employees additional paid time off for volunteer work. JCPR actively supports three main charities: Easter Seals New York City, which provides services for individuals with autism and other physical and mental disabilities; Waner Children’s Vascular Anomaly Foundation, which secures financial assistance for families of children afflicted by vascular anomalies; and The Sass Foundation for Medical Research, which focuses on research and patient care in the fight against cancer and blood-related diseases.