The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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Enjoyed job itself, but management incompetent

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Current Employee - Digital Producer in Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Digital Producer in Atlanta, GA

I have been working at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Doesn't Recommend
Doesn't Recommend

Pros

Smart co-workers
Fun job, get to use creative skills
Good location if you use public transit
Good position to collect a lot of examples of your work for your resume
Casual dress code, environment

Cons

Management highly incompetent
Little turnover management-wise, despite their lack of performance
Poor communication with staff
Show personal vendettas against certain employees
Poor news judgment
Managers only care about saving their own jobs, not doing what is best for their staff.
A drink-the-kool-aid atmosphere prevails.

Advice to Management

Be honest about issues that need addressing.
Be more inclusive on major decisions that impact staff.
Fire middle managers that are just treading water and offer no value to the company.

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  1. Depressing

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    The name recognition and decent insurance plans

    Cons

    Pay, Commission Structure, reputation, customer service {internal & external)

    Advice to Management

    Your first customers are your employees. Treat your employees like you care and pay them competitively and maybe they'll be motivated to stay. Your employees are the best "word of month" tool for you...continue to do them wrong and they will continue to be the worst "word of month" tool for you.


  2. It is a very flexable place of employment.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Market Development Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Market Development Analyst in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    Pros

    Benefits are great and they help with work-life balance.

    Cons

    It is very political and some employees are promoted and some not all management is unprofessional.


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