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Rewarding projects, but in a very tumultuous atmosphere

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Current Employee - Digital Designer
Current Employee - Digital Designer

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

Pros

The company is currently in a state of technological Rennaissance. They have been very open and amenable to technology shifts and advancements, and their opportunities and projects all reflect that. This is commendable for an otherwise very conservative industry.

Cons

Limited security - our team was subjected to the whims of internal politics, little effort to connect the work of our satellite office to what headquarters was doing

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Change is okay as long as there is transparency, there were a lot of clandestine decisions that impacted our team that were not revealed until long after they affected us.

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    High level of stress, unrealistic expectations of sales staff

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    Former Employee - Advertising Executive  in  Green Bay, WI
    Former Employee - Advertising Executive in Green Bay, WI

    I worked at Gannett full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great if you love sitting in training meetings instead of selling and making goals

    Cons

    Too many bosses overseeing all aspects of your daily activities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be honest with your employees and pay them what they are worth

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Constantly changing goals and directives

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Gannett full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    If you do your job well within the company, it is a fairly secure position. Now that they have made so many cut backs,.the positions they have left are essential employees.

    Cons

    They are constantly revising their direction that they want to go. Instead of focusing on current products and making it good, they look for new products way too often and the core products get neglected. Even on core products, sometimes I think management make changes in order to justify their job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop getting distracted by the shiny object and tend to the business at hand. Get it right before you move on to something else.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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