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Not the "Family" Company it would have you believe it is

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Des Moines, IA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Des Moines, IA

I have been working at Meredith Corporation

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

Pros

Benefit Package. Outperforming peers in a difficult market

Cons

If you can afford a Nanny this is the place to work; if not.....keep looking if you want to attend those extracurricular activities your children are involved in.

Advice to Management

Pay attention to those who actually do the work; without them the company would not exist! Would it really be so terrible to give up some of your bonus money and implement an all employee profit sharing program or all employee bonus program to reward the 'little' people?

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  1. Great place to work when they know what they're doing

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    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Des Moines, IA
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Des Moines, IA

    I worked at Meredith Corporation

    Disapproves of CEO
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Incredibly talented people; great work/life balance; People actually care about each other

    Cons

    Sometimes the structure doesn't make sense and your . No communication from the top.

    Advice to Management

    Allow for feedback and communicate with your people.


  2. solid place to work

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    Current Employee - Senior Editor
    Current Employee - Senior Editor

    I have been working at Meredith Corporation

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Meredith Corp is generally an open, family-friendly work atmosphere (although that would vary magazine to magazine). They care most about the finished product, not any kind of fancy image like some other publishers.

    Cons

    Some of the magazine management transition was rough and rocky but that's to be expected.

    Advice to Management

    Better communication between the home office in Des Moines and mid-level employees in NYC would be helpful.


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