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Blue Lynx Media Reviews

Updated May 21, 2014
Blue Lynx Media – Lewisville – “Blue Lynx Office at the Convergence Center Complex”

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3.0 7 reviews

100% Approve of the CEO

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Nick Cory

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50% of employees recommend this company to a friend
7 Employee Reviews
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    Great job working with great people

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood benefits and physical plant vrry nice.

    ConsOutsoucing due to publishing divestiture.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Unethical, deceptive, HR nightmare

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThere is nothing good to say about this company.

    ConsLeadership is absolutely non existent. The Executives at Tribune corporate need to take a very close look at the books and business practices. GM Dan and his chosen few have an unparalleled level of arrogance about what they think they are putting over on the Execs at Tribune Corporate.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Company undergoing dramatic changes.

    Manager (Current Employee) Lewisville, TX

    ProsCasual work environment.
    Lots of talk and action on employee engagement, employee input, employee ownership.
    Lots of growth potential.
    Great learning environment.
    It is a continuous improvement driven leadership team.
    The company has started focusing more on employee professional development.

    ConsChallenges related to ongoing changes to the culture - lots of new emphasis on process improvement, employee ownership, etc. but that can be painful in the short term.
    Possible unstable environment as parent company Tribune is just exiting bankruptcy. They could sell of portions of the company, or Blue Lynx could expand with new customers. Who knows. Lots of risk, but lots of up-side potential as well.

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue with everything that we have been doing over the last six months. Things are all changing for the better.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It has gone to the dogs

    Credit and Collectoins (Current Employee) Lewisville, TX

    ProsThe only good thing i can say is that its a check.

    Cons• Not an employ friendly environment
    • All profession aspirations are ignored and qualified people are passed over. Favoritism is the order of the day at Blue Lynx, very evident in the Credit/Collections department.
    • Managers are highly incompetent and utter useless. (Very evident in the Credit/Collections department.)
    • The managers do not encourage professional growth for fear of being respected by their more competent employees.
    • The managers are not working managers they have meeting to talk about the next meeting.
    • When something goes wrong the employee is blamed and then fired due to the poor leadership of the managers.
    • There is no such thing as leaving the company in good standing in hops you can one day return, according to the director “you had your chance at Blue Lynx media”
    • This company makes the parent company Chicago Tribune look very bad.
    • It is a low end call center and it is all do to the poor management staff.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHire competent working managers with advance people and team building leadership skills.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great work-life balance

    Receivables Billing Specialist (Current Employee) Lewisville, TX

    Pros-Great Central Location
    -Good work-life balance
    -Senior Management is amazing at conveying company-wide changes and and anything else that affects their employees
    -Ability to move around within different teams (eg: AP, Payroll, Receivables etc)
    -Lots of employee appreciation efforts which can be nice (eg: parties, happy hours)

    Cons-Lots of favoritism by team managers
    -May have to deal with difficult employees from the business unit who you are essentially taking jobs from
    -Dress Code is casual, sometimes too lax

    Advice to Senior ManagementSpend a little less money on employee appreciation efforts such as monogrammed M&M's on special holidays and a little more money on team manager training so that employees actually feel acknowledged and appreciated for their work.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Lack of Performance Based Compensation

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Proslaid back work environment
    friendly co-workers

    Conslack of motivation
    lack salary adjustment due to inflation
    lack of performance based incentives

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    Unstable

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood/Laid-back environment
    Younger peers
    Lots of hiring at this stage

    Cons50-75% traveling
    Parent company has been in bankruptcy for 3 years, thus unstable career

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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