Hearst Corporation

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Great local publication lacking leadership and vision

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  • Career Opportunities
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 an year)

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 ManagementAdvice

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Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    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)

    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 ManagementAdvice

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

    No opinion of CEO
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    Great place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Hearst Corporation full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Very smart and talented colleagues, beautiful offices, nice people generally.

    Cons

    Not very supportive environment, a lot of CYA behaviour makes it hard to innovate and take risks, not very empowering

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great place to work really thought varies from department to department. Empower people at all levels to contribute ideas for growth

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