Penton

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Good company, strong values, working hard at change

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Digital Development in New York, NY
Current Employee - Digital Development in New York, NY

I have been working at Penton full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Very solid company with great values. Managment is working hard at long-term changes and diversification to strive in digital future

Cons

Difficult to move away from dying business models that are still operationally profitable

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be even more aggressive with digital future

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    A good place to work, be self motivated

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production Coordinator in Overland Park, KS
    Current Employee - Production Coordinator in Overland Park, KS

    I have been working at Penton full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The flexibility of the work environment is wonderful. Along those same lines, it is great to be able to pave your own path within your position to tailor.

    Cons

    Leadership within my office is lackluster. Management tends to value the bottom dollar rather than the variables which produces this figure. There is a great fear of change from the top down.

    The largest con that Penton has always seemed to be plagued with is the inability to have meaningful raises and opportunities for advancement. There are very few instances of an employee being sharpened and molded to be a stronger, more meaningful contributor from within Penton.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on the customer and motivate your workforce. Be involved from within and outside the company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Penton Response

    Aug 21, 2013Chief Talent Officer

    Thank you for your response. Penton is transforming its business from a traditional business-to-business media company to a strategic information and marketing solutions company.

    We realize
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    Penton from the sales side

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - National Sales Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - National Sales Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Penton full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Collegial environment. No micro-managing. Strong portfolio of products.

    Cons

    No evidence of commitment to any level of sales training.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve digital infrastructure in quality and quantity to match stated company goals.

    Positive Outlook
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