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Great local publication lacking leadership and vision

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  • Senior Management
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...

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  1. Underwhelming experience that was not challenging

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


  2. An awesome line of work in a very tough place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Writer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Staff Writer in New York, NY

    I have been working at Hearst Corporation full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    autonomy and creativity, access to people and information, smart staff and good publications, at the fore in terms of today's trends.

    Cons

    no investment in staff by company, management defeated by staff cuts and content standards. No support when it comes to moving around within the company

    Advice to Management

    Go to bat for the people pulling the oar.


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