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Management is superior all hourly employees.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Menasha, WI
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Menasha, WI

I have been working at R.R. Donnelley

Pros

The benefits ar the only reason to work here.

Cons

Management is far more important to the company than the hourly employees. Management will do any thing to look better to their bosses. Money is the most important thing don't matter what it does moral. Equipment is never fixed just gets a band-aid put on it and is out dated.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Listen to hourly employees, they do know what they are talking about. Fix the equipment that is what makes the money.

Doesn't Recommend
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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Everything depends on who you suck up to

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Dwight, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dwight, IL

    I worked at R.R. Donnelley

    Pros

    The people become your family. A lot of great people work here, but you know them so well because of all the time you have to spend at the factory in order to make a living.

    Cons

    Overtime, overtime, and more overtime. Management can not be trusted. They don't tell you anything until it is too late or after it has been leaked.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat your employees like the people they are! They are not your stepping stones! You need to treat them like they are not stupid little kids

    Doesn't Recommend
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  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Stable Job, But More For 50's and not 20's

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I worked at R.R. Donnelley

    Pros

    flexible work schedule
    Nice/Understanding management
    Nice people

    Cons

    Horrible Pay
    Declining Industry
    WAY too many acquisitions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    One of the problems with RRD is they are the leader in a dying industry. Look at some of the things they print...books, magazine, telephone books, catalogs, credit card statements, checks, and annual reports. While they've tried to expand into non-print areas, it's mostly failed. They try to apply the RRD way to a non-RRD industry. I would describe the "RRD Way" is to spend the least amount in investment, hire insiders to run areas they don't know about, and hope for the best.

    RRD is a great company, but they seriously need to trim the fat and aim at becoming a high productivity environment. Most young people see the writing on the wall and bail. So you are left with mostly people that are too lazy to go anywhere else.

    Pay is not great, medical is ok, and there's no 401k match. But that's not really RRD's problem. They have too many employees in a dying industry and it's hard to make money.

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