Business Wire
1.9 of 5 40 reviews
www.businesswire.com San Francisco, CA 150 to 499 Employees

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Good place to work..if you're prepared to work through odd expectations.

Account Executive (Current Employee)
Seattle, WA

ProsProfessional and well versed colleagues, always willing to help.

ConsFrugality..to the point of it being a hindrance to attain revenue goals/expectations.

Advice to Senior ManagementLess focus on running a tight ship and more focus on account planning in specific regions, understanding the business trends of specific regions.

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    Have a humanities background but miss the soul-crushing listlessness of retail?

    (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Business Wire


    Pros: At times, you will be at the center of the business world, meaning that you will sometimes receive a major news release announcing a major… Cons: Press releases are primarily a commodity business, meaning that, without a good differentiator to separate oneself from the competition, the services provided are interchangeable between… Advice to Senior Management: Get serious about what you want to do here, and develop a vision for both the staffing and the future of the company as a… 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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    Career-oriented, go-getters need not apply

    Newsroom Editor (Former Employee)

    I worked at Business Wire full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: A Berkshire Hathaway company, which looks great on a resume. Excellent benefits. The CEO is one of the… Cons: Oh boy, where to begin? Upper management is some of the most condescending, self-important people you will EVER meet. Some of the higher-level executives in… Advice to Senior Management: If you keep alienating the lower-level employees with your micro-management intimidation tactics you won't have any employees left to run the company… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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