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Family-oriented culture...great work-life balance, excellent benefits.

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Current Employee - Account Executive
Current Employee - Account Executive

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

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

Pros

Professional work environment. Meredith is very thorough in their hiring process which leads to quality personnel. Corporate really to care about employees and it shows-- great benefits which are constantly being tweaked/improved.

Cons

Corporate offices are somewhat remote (Des Moines), growth opportunities can be limited. Very conservative.

Advice to Management

Find ways to better groom your future leaders and provide growth opportunities for them.

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  1. Great Company. Good People to work with.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Meredith Corporation full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Smart Intelligent people. Exciting company, always something new happening.

    Cons

    It is a larger company so you can be a lost worker bee if you don't hustle.


  2. Outdated, little focus on advancement for non-senior employees

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive
    Former Employee - Account Executive

    I worked at Meredith Corporation

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

    Pros

    Flexibile work-life balance, no problems getting time off, innovation in digital. The vast amount of media properties and data on each made it an interesting place to be in the marketplace.

    Cons

    Elitist attitudes, lazy people who rely on their assistants to do everything from printing emails for them, to organizing inboxes and checking voice mail. Many promises were made regarding advancement, but at the end of the day it was all lip service. Internal communications were lackluster. Well-compensated employees had a habit of using expense accounts for their own personal gain by using them to purchase Ugg Boots, sports tickets, holiday decorations, client gifts from a spouses business, etc. In general, I felt like I worked in a mildly corrupt, catty environment with almost no chance for advancement, all of which was contrary to what I was told during the interview process. Over-promise, under-deliver.

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to pay attention to less-experienced employees and put into place tools and processes to ensure that they are on a path for advancement. This will help to retain younger talent at levels within the company that currently see high turnover.


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