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Phenomenal Company full of Bright People with Brilliant Ideas

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Former Intern - Financial Analyst in New York, NY
Former Intern - Financial Analyst in New York, NY

I worked at Hearst Corporation as an intern (more than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

The Management is very supportive and although it varied from department to department, they are generally very receptive to employee feedback. Working in Hearst Tower is one of the greatest office buildings anyone could ask to be in , and the fast paced company moves with the speed and decisiveness of a much smaller corporation. The people working their are both young and bright and are given great reign to make the best of their jobs and the company as a whole. Very big on promoting from within and almost all employes seems very happy there.

Cons

Some of the fashion magazines can be a bit "Devil Wears Prada"

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  1. Great local publication lacking leadership and vision

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    Current Employee - Account Executive/Sales in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Account Executive/Sales in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Hearst Corporation full-time (less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Great co-workers, established local brand

    Cons

    Seriously lacking in the fundamentals. No sales/media training for employees. Leadership lacks strategic vision. No consideration of clients needs and wants. 80s mentality to sales and closing new business.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your people, create a product that really works for merchants, provide merchants with testimonials/information about success stories, market your product/services. Horror stories of massive turn over -- hoping reps would build business in one month. Brutal...

  2. Underwhelming experience that was not challenging

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC

    I worked at Hearst Corporation full-time (more than 5 years)

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    -Good work/life balance
    -Certain management is willing to teach and help grow your career

    Cons

    -Pay is not competitive
    -Upper management adverse to change and new ideas

    Advice to Management

    Be willing to change and not set in ways. Create a better environment for younger employees.

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