Tribune Company

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Was a great place to be..now it's toxic

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

I have been working at Tribune Company

Pros

- Flexible work schedule
- Trying to innovate
- Free beer occasionally during office parties

Cons

- Overall lack of communication
- Lack of defined roles for people and department leads to frustration
- Conflicting vision from technology and business leadership
- Lack of effort to keep good people

Advice to ManagementAdvice

- Recognize your key employees and try to harbor an environment to keep them happy
- Please don't call your biggest asset "Resources". Call them "Talent". They do all the grunt work for you to make you look good.

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Change happens but in this case it didn't work

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    Former Employee - Finance in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Finance in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Tribune Company

    Pros

    When the economy was good this was the best place. We had many people in the dept that worked there for over 30 years. They knew what they were doing and did it well.

    Cons

    When a manager gets all the finance dept let go and outsourced to Texas then you know they aren't reall caring about their long time employees. Once the Zell administration took over they gave us song and dance daily on how things would change and they sure did from bad to hell.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Respect the people that worked for your very hard. It is something they never really did well.

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

    Generally it is fine

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

    I have been working at Tribune Company

    Pros

    It's a Historical Company
    It's Chicago based
    The Tower itself is an amazing piece of architecture
    In general it's a pleasant place to work

    Cons

    Management turnover in the past few years has lead to what feels like territories, meaning new vs old management fighting for turf. Hopefully all can be pulled back together and continue to move forward as one company. Here's to hoping Trib will be around for my children.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There is a perception that it is "us vs them" in multiple areas. One example would be the business vs technology. Also, in Technology, Chicago vs San Antonio vs LA. Can we stop this and just be one team at one company planning for an amazing future.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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