Advance Publications Reviews

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Donald E. Newhouse
4 Ratings
  • Great people, great environment, not the smartest people around unfortunately

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great people and great environment

    Cons

    Not the smartest people everywhere, bad team communication

    Advice to Management

    Be more flexible


Advance Publications Interviews

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    Sales Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Springfield, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Advance Publications (Springfield, MA) in August 2014.

    Interview

    Very easy process. Found job through the newspaper classified ad section. Phone interview with basic questions, 1:1 interview pretty straight forward and a background check. Interview lasted about 30 mins. Manager explained, he'll get back to me. He interviewed a total of five people for the same job. He also explained the hourly, commission and benefits structure of the job. Human Resources staff was very nice.

    Interview Questions

    • What are you sales goals? Are you ok selling advertising to busineses of the telephone? Are you an organized person why or why no explain?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiation. It was a flat hourly rate plus commission.

Advance Publications Awards & Accolades

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America's Largest Private Companies , Forbes, 2009
America's Largest Private Companies , Forbes, 2008

Additional Info

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Website www.advance.net
Headquarters Staten Island, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1949
Type Company - Private
Industry Media
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

The drumbeat urging this company forward is the drone of printing presses. Advance Publications is a leading newspaper and magazine publisher with several dozen titles. Its portfolio of about 25 newspapers includes The Star-Ledger (New Jersey), The Cleveland Plain Dealer, and namesake Staten Island Advance, as well as more than 40 weekly titles published by American City Business Journals. Through Advance Magazine Publishers (DBA Condé Nast), the company owns magazines including The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and Wired. Other operations and interests include online content ... More

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