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Loved, loved, loved this company until the merge with Brown and Williamson.

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Winston-Salem, NC
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Winston-Salem, NC

I have been working at Reynolds American

Disapproves of CEO
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Great money.
Pride in company.
Fair.
Great benefits.
Reward hard work.

Cons

Since the merge the company says that the joint workforce is one happy family. RJR employees are disappearing and former B&W employees are being kept even though some are not qualified to be in the positions that they are in. The company wants you to be a "china breaker" and proactive, yet if your ideas differ from the person you report to, you are berated and not heard. They want you to do your job and what your manager tells you to do. Don't different ideas and opinions end up brining the best results? If you keep trying to bring up your ideas in a positive manner for purely the right reasons,(most efficient, proven, respected, credible) they will make you disappear because you look more intelligent then your boss. Then once you leave they wil take your ideas and call them their own.

Advice to Management

Excellent company if you are applying for an entry level position. Great pay, benefits and ability to gain experience in a difficult business. Get all you can and then move on within 5 years. Goal oriented, not people oriented.

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  1. my experience was pretty good.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Territory Manager II in Coram, NY
    Current Employee - Territory Manager II in Coram, NY

    I have been working at Reynolds American

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The best reason to work for this company is the company car

    Cons

    If you are not mobil you can not be promoted.

    Advice to Management

    To allow their reps to do their jobs and not work them so much and mirco manager


  2. RJ Reynolds Tobacco Comany is an organization devoted to treating employees like trash.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Territory Manager II in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Territory Manager II in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Reynolds American

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Seeing your boss only about once a month is a wonderful experience.

    Cons

    Management sucks, they do not respect their employees.

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to manage hardworking employees...RESPECTING the people that earn your paychecks is critical for improving workplace performance.


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