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It is overall an interesting experience to work for Gannett but get ready to put in some long hours

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Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in McLean, VA
Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in McLean, VA

I worked at Gannett full-time (more than a year)

Pros

If you find a right position for you, there is room for growth and movement between departments and divisions. Many people I met worked there 10-20 years. The company offers some cutting-edge opportunities in digital media.

Cons

The company is cutting costs aggressively on all fronts so the quality of benefits has deteriorated. Your job might be unstable as the company seems to go through an organizational change about once a year.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Please pay attention to your employees' work/life balance issues. Many people I worked with were burning out on projects, a couple even had to go on medical leave because of that. Happy employees are productive employees.

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  1. All things DIGITAL

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    Current Employee - Manager in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Manager in Nashville, TN

    I have been working at Gannett (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and people. 401K

    Cons

    Manage by intimidation. Not a true coaching environment for growth

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    None at this time

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  2. Fantastic company to work for

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Atlanta, GA

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

    Pros

    competitive base salary, which is tied to experience, strong opportunity, fantastic leadership

    Cons

    The position is fairly turnkey - sales, artwork management and receivables when clients get in arears. You receive assistance with customer service when you reach a certain volume, but it is a tough curve to surmount when you are at the cusp -- other reps who have been here awhile have assistance, but you are doing everything and when the volume gets high, it's intense.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Simplify sales materials and stop changing them so frequently. There is a lack of cohesiveness, because of constant changes. Also the website and email marketing program are archaic compared to other options in the marketplace. Improving options here will go a long way in competing with others in the marketplace, and internet marketing is the number one most important thing a small business can do to be successful.

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