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Not so Active Peterborough

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsThere are no real consequences for your actions, so it doesn't matter if you reach target or not, they probably won't bin you.

ConsHighly political run by people who have been in the busines for years and years and have no idea of how things are done elsewhere. This makes them arrogant and narrow visioned.

Advice to Senior ManagementCompare Bauer to organisations other than EMAP to get a bench mark for standards & areas for improvement. Look at the broad base of companies within the UK to see sales standards and productivity management standards. The fact that something is new to Bauer does not make it unique or innovative.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Not very healthy environment

    PHP Developer (Former Employee) London, England (UK)

    I worked at Bauer Consumer Media as a contractor for less than a year


    Pros: - exposure to different technologies - good for junior-mid level devs - some attempts of following the standards - parts of the system oursourced… Cons: - technical debt - no clear responsibilities - lack of code ownership - wrong people hired which is… Advice to Senior Management: Spend a bit more on getting better people. Company tries to go in the right direction but struggles because of the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Failing to get ahead of the times

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) London, England (UK)

    I worked at Bauer Consumer Media full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Free magazines if you can get them quick enough when they are… Cons: Management have been in place for a long time and seem unable to come up with new ideas, they always use the same people to… Advice to Senior Management: Try and move with the times, it might be productive to listen… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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