Lee Enterprises

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Lee Enterprises Chairman, President and CEO Mary E. Junck
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    Great Environment and Helpful People

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Munster, IN
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Munster, IN

    I have been working at Lee Enterprises part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Strong training helps you learn the ropes Helpful supervisors are there if you need any questions answered. Any information about the multiple newspapers is available on the computer, so memorizing isn't a requirement. You can always look up what you need to know. Most employees have been there several years (one for 40!)

    Cons

    Customers can be very rude and demanding. Hours can be long, and you have to stare at two computer screens your entire shift. It can be uncomfortable after a few hours - like any desk job.

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    Keep it up! I've felt comfortable since I started, and I believe the networking and communication here is very clear and concise.

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Lee Enterprises Interviews

Updated Dec 1, 2014
Updated Dec 1, 2014

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    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Lee Enterprises.

    Interview Details

    The process was very long. After applying online, it took a month to receive any notification. From there, things sped up a bit, but at least a total month more to get to the offer stage. First a phone interview with HR (~45min), then a phone interview with the Editor (~45 min). Finally a face-to-face. Standard questions asked with nothing too technical or cumbersome.

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Additional Info

Website www.lee.net
Headquarters Davenport, IA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1890
Type Company - Public (LEE)
Industry Media
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of local news and information, and a major platform for advertising, in its markets, with 46 daily newspapers and a joint interest in four others, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 300 specialty publications in 22 states. Lee's newspapers have circulation of 1.2 million daily and 1.5 million Sunday, reaching nearly four million readers in print alone. Lee's websites and mobile and tablet products attracted 30.3 million unique visitors in March 2014. Lee's markets include St. Louis, MO; Lincoln, NE; Madison, WI; Davenport, IA... More

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