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Lots of potential--but be prepared

Local Editor (Current Employee)

ProsUpstart and innovative company; management values creativity and enterprise.

ConsLong, long hours often; management zigs and zags while making things up along the way of building a new model for the industry.

Advice to Senior ManagementPlan much?

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Patch used to be awesome, but not anymore!

    Ad Manager (Current Employee) New York, NY

    I have been working at Patch full-time for more than a year

    Pros: AOL benefits, Virtual Office, Finally went to monthly commission pay outs. (Used to be 3 months, then 6 months, then… Cons: It's not hyper-local news anymore. Editors have to work in multiple Patch sites and are totally burned out. The freelance budget has been… Advice to Senior Management: The open rates for the daily email blast are some of the best in the industry....why did the focus to get more "subscribers" ever end???… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    My experience was positive

    Inside Sales Representative (Former Employee) New York, NY

    I worked at Patch full-time for more than a year

    Pros: Fun work environment, good benefits, smart and motivated workforce. Cons: Poor management and very little communication between departments. A lot… Advice to Senior Management: Take the time to listen to your employees and evaluate… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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