AbitibiBowater Reviews

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19 Reviews
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Richard Garneau
7 Ratings

    Good company. Got laid off. Wish I could have worked there longer.

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at AbitibiBowater full-time (more than a year)


    Year-over-year , month-to-month performance-based bonuses. Some travel.


    Automatically signed up for Company Credit Card.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more organized. Know your products better than your employees do.

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    Account Management Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Louis, MO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Louis, MO
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at AbitibiBowater in May 2009.

    Interview Details

    Submitted resume.
    Called two days later.
    Had phone call and scheduled face-to-face interview.
    Had face-to-face interview.
    Was contacted later that day and offered job, scheduled first day.
    Had drug test.
    Started first day.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Did not negotiate, offer was more than expected. Offered $31,000 plus commission with an expected first year salary around $40,000. Actual salary was closer to $33,000 for first year due to a city's law changes about curbside recycling.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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Website www.abitibibowater.com
Headquarters Montreal, Canada
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

What does it take to be AbitibiBowater? It takes the combination of two of the world's largest newsprint makers -- Abitibi-Consolidated and Bowater. The merger created an industry force that produces newsprint, commercial printing paper, mechanical paper, pulp, and wood products. It relies on 18 pulp and paper mills and 24 wood products facilities in Canada, South Korea, and the US to distribute its products to about 90 countries; it is one of the world's largest recyclers of newspapers and magazines. AbitibiBowater owns or has cutting rights to more than 40 million acres... More

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