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Workload is often seasonally dependent

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Material Handler in Mattoon, IL
Former Employee - Material Handler in Mattoon, IL
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at R.R. Donnelley full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

The amount of work required is often flexible. During slower periods you can give away your overtime or take others if they do not want it. It is often slow enough that there is no overtime and people will ask for any that may come your way. The work is somewhat physically demanding, but after awhile it becomes second nature and is not too terrible.

Cons

The printed medium is becoming more and more outdated as people digitally transfer their subscriptions of magazines or book purchases to their tablets. This is leading to the cutting of jobs and those left employed are having to singly do what 4 or 5 years ago multiple people did. During the busy periods you will often be at work more than anywhere else with plenty of forced overtime.

Advice to Management

Make sure you are not putting too much work on the employees, especially physically. Other companies are increasing their wages while Donnellys stays behind. RR Donnelly used to be one of the highest paid manufacturing jobs in the area, now its one of the lowest paying.

Other Employee Reviews for R.R. Donnelley

  1. This company can be trying

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Press Leader
    Current Employee - Press Leader
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at R.R. Donnelley full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay and you will be taught a trade.

    Cons

    A high stress work environment


  2. Still standing

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at R.R. Donnelley full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    As close to stability as you'll get in this industry.

    Cons

    "Do more with less" to the extreme. Does not seem to want to reinvest in the equipment.

    Advice to Management

    Fix or replace some equipment for a change. Quit cutting too deep so the folks that are left aren't overwhelmed and can focus on making this a better company.


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