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I learned a lot about the industry, but saw no future with the company!

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

I worked at Clear Channel part-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Being an intern gives you the opportunity to learn about the industry and work in a fun place for college credit.

Cons

The company is literally bleeding itself dry. It keeps cutting back on employees and dispersing the work to whoever is left. If you get hired, you'll start at minimum wage and most likely never get a raise. I'd say the average full time salary pay is around $30k. Don't expect much more than that, unless you are at the top. About 80 percent of radio stations are voice tracked or syndicated. Don't expect to be a radio personality. The rate of job openings is declining and so is the pay. At least 30 people have either left or been let go in the past year, ranging from the lowest level jobs all the way up to the market manager position.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

You can function with a smaller staff, but pay your employees a decent salary to do the honest days work they are performing.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 6 people found this helpful  

    Senior AE with 22+ years experience - Forced out - this company no longer respects experienced and knowledgeable AE's

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    Former Employee - Senior Account Executive in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Account Executive in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Clear Channel full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great products in the best cities

    Cons

    Corporate - Bain Capital - controls everything and everything is a spreadsheet. They no longer care about customer service. Commission plan is the worst in the industry.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Retain and recruit talented employees. Relationships are important across all departments - sales - real estate - operations.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Fell for it again

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Clear Channel full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Managers will let you work on your own. I did not experience micro managing.

    Cons

    No communication between departments. People do not like to work as a team. It could be a great place to work but everyone is ready to step on anyone's toes to make sure they do not look bad to the upper management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to encourage team work and communication. Need to work with co-workers and help them to learn new roles. Need more career advancement.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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