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Working there is like hitting the glass ceiling early in your career and being expected to not want to breakthrough.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Assistant Producer/Board Op  in  New York, NY
Current Employee - Assistant Producer/Board Op in New York, NY

Pros

- Enthused co-workers who enjoy what they do
- Relaxed dress code & free beverages/snacks
- Free market for creativity for the sake of improving the quality of a broadcast
- Meet/Seeing celebs, artists, & athletes
- Will honestly learn the basics of radio and more if willing to take initiative

Cons

- Will never be paid what your actually worth
- Will be overworked and bombarded w/ the work of others in your dept if you're an efficient employee
- Disconnect between Senior Management, Mid-Management, and general staff
- There's a strong political/clique-ish quality about the company which hinders cross platform development
- Most people will advance ahead of others b/c of personal preference
- Is not the most diverse workplace for minorities and women
- Raises/bonuses generally aren't worth the effort put into achieving them

Advice to ManagementAdvice

The company's board of directors need to completely clean house in Senior Management and find people who value the importance of the true machine behind SiriusXM, which are the employees on both the business and production side. Not the overpaid jocks who blatantly disrespect the company and it's brand when things don't their way for their own monetary gain.

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great potential, but frustration with leadership and coworkers just saps your energy.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing Director  in  Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Marketing Director in Washington, DC

    Pros

    - free satellite radio service for employees
    - fairly flat organization, so I had ready access to senior leadership
    - narrow job scopes make it much easier to focus on tasks & over-deliver

    Cons

    - decision-making process is overly finance-centric (when the CFO tells you what the marketing research budget will be, you know you've got a problem)
    - very little latitude to "own" anything...most day to day decisions, surprisingly, get made at the C-level
    - senior leadership wasn't always the smartest folks in the room

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Really start recognizing your employees' talent, hard work and experience. Make a commitment to measure and improve your employee engagement...many good people are disillusioned by the lack of meaningful recognition. A real effort goes beyond traditional (political) awards and into programs that leverage their experience to make things better; drive operational improvement and excellence in execution. Has to be more than a line in an email stating "employees are our most valuable resource." The place is all about pushing decisions down the organization...no feedback loop...probably by design.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    company treated people poorly

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Music Director  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Music Director in New York, NY

    Pros

    Pay was fair, benefits were good, vacation and sick time was decent. In the began people we're treated like humans.

    Cons

    company kept everyone on pins and needles, everyone was kept in the dark.
    Growth for the company has been slow and very costly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    get rid of Mel Karmazin and focus on real music programing and not lowest common detonator music. No need to test music

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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