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This is a horrible place to work

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Former Employee - Account Executive in Burlington, VT
Former Employee - Account Executive in Burlington, VT

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

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

There aren't any pros for working at this company.

Cons

Commission structure stinks and the management doesn't want to reward you for doing your job.

Advice to Management

Don't try to punish your sales people for exceeding their sales goals. You should be happy that you have to pay them more commission than you had anticipated. This is a win win.

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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)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits and people. 401K

    Cons

    Manage by intimidation. Not a true coaching environment for growth

    Advice to Management

    None at this time


  2. Fantastic company to work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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 Management

    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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