Business Wire

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Business Wire Reviews

46 Reviews
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46 Reviews
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Cathy Baron Tamraz
35 Ratings
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    Overall good company in spite of poor upper management decisions

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Editorial  in  San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Editorial in San Antonio, TX

    I worked at Business Wire full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great pay for an entry-level editor, great health and vacation benefits, and work can be rewarding depending on personal expectations and attitude

    Cons

    As typical with most large companies, there were poor upper-management decisions, including unrealistic sales expectations, counterproductive editorial policies, and budget cuts that resulted in job losses

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat editorial staff like adults and give them the tools they need to fulfill their job duties in the most effective and efficient way possible

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Business Wire Interviews

Updated Sep 4, 2014
Updated Sep 4, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

66%
22%
11%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

61%
15%
8%

Interview Difficulty

2.6
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    Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source - interviewed at Business Wire.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted by a manager at Business Wire who found my resume on the internet. I can't remember which site though, sorry. The manager asked me a few questions over the phone to get to know me as my resume had a lot of detail about my skills already. I was brought in to meet with 4 other supervisors and the manager in a panel interview. They each had specific questions planned for me related to the actual job. It was refreshing as they each had their own style and point of view of the type of person with whom they wanted to work. The feeling was that of a meeting to discuss plans of action, with the only exception being that I was the one being asked the most questions. I was able to ask them questions as well to see what I could do in the role to help them in their roles.
    My advice would be to be yourself. I actually was embarrassed at one point while describing a time in my career when I had to mature and I felt that my being genuine helped my chances.

    Interview Questions
    • It had to be the one I mentioned above - tell us about a time you had to grow in your career   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    it was a set salary
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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Website www.businesswire.com
Headquarters San Francisco, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Media
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

Some company news is none of your business and some is everyone's business -- that's where Business Wire comes in. The firm electronically distributes company press releases and other information to news media, online services, and databases worldwide. Business Wire disseminates full-text news releases in more than 200 industry segments. The company operates some 30 offices in eight countries via more than 20 news bureaus. It has partnerships with major news organizations such as Agence France-Presse, Associated Press, Bloomberg, Dow Jones, and Thomson Reuters, as well as... More

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