Thomson West Reviews

Updated May 11, 2015
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Thomson West President and CEO Peter Warwick
Peter Warwick
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Pros
  • Better comp than other competitors (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Flexibility is getting worse and I don't really view Thomson West as a company in favor of work/life balance (in 4 reviews)

  • Senior management on site possibly insane (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Excellent Working Environment

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sourcing Manager
    Current Employee - Sourcing Manager

    I have been working at Thomson West

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits and comfortable working space.

    Cons

    Very large, difficult to get to know everyone.

    Advice to Management

    no advice to Management-it's been a pleasure working here


  2. Helpful (1)

    Inside Print Sales

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Thomson West

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible Hours, great work environment, opportunity to make a lot of money

    Cons

    high quotas, might get lost in the shuffle with so many employees

    Advice to Management

    keep people in management who focus the team on their goals


  3. N/A

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Corporate Market Consultant in Eagan, MN
    Current Employee - Corporate Market Consultant in Eagan, MN

    I have been working at Thomson West

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great commissions and bonuses. Good people working there.

    Cons

    a lot of traveling. Highly transactional. Lot's of selling

    Advice to Management

    Stop micro-managing


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  5. A family friendly place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Inside Account Manager
    Current Employee - Inside Account Manager

    I have been working at Thomson West

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    They understand that you have a life outside of work. Especially understanding about being a working mom

    Cons

    Becoming too big of a company. you are just a number

    Advice to Management

    get to know the people at the bottom because they are the people who are making the company money


  6. Great Job - Hard Work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Sales Representative

    I worked at Thomson West

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Top product in market Deal directly with attorneys solo/small segment. Don't need law degree Attorneys have product awareness Excellent training

    Cons

    Saturation 60 hour weeks in year 1 Smaller average order New products require longer sales cycle with more rejection

    Advice to Management

    Top notch company. Management knows what they are doing.


  7. Good Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Thomson West

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    no room for growth potential

    Cons

    great company to work for

    Advice to Management

    Reuters should have left the working formula alone



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