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Trying to do more and more with less and less.

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Former Employee - Project Manager in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Project Manager in Chicago, IL

I worked at Tribune Media

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Quality work with high local profile.
Good company name recognition.
Creative yet business environment with many talented professionals.
Diverse work and projects keep things fresh.

Cons

Poor pay and little room for negotiation.
They underestimate the amount of work it takes to complete projects which results in many over worked and over stressed employees.
Too much time spent on CYA work makes doing the actual job difficult.

Advice to Management

Needs a middle-senior management overhaul to fix the environment. Too many people are scared to lose their jobs and looking over their shoulder, rather than focus on doing a quality job.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Challenging industry, challenging environment, challenging experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Tribune Media

    Disapproves of CEO
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Location in Chicago, IL
    Journalistic integrity that focuses on civic watchdog role
    Strong distribution network
    Market share in Chicago, IL
    History of company

    Cons

    Newspapers industry is down across the board
    Limited to no resources due to expense pressure
    Eternal Bankruptcy that keeps going

    Advice to Management

    Complete the bankruptcy and embark on a strategy as we need closure. In a challenging industry, figure out how to get rewarded for content


  2. Helpful (1)

    Low pay, lead on by management about growth opportunities

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Advertising Appointment Sales Setter in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Advertising Appointment Sales Setter in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Tribune Media

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

    Pros

    Friendly co workers, nice benefits package, great downtown location and building includes a gym, cafeteria, etc. Looks good on your resume.

    Cons

    -Very low hourly pay for the mundane and monotonous work
    -Some managers lack management skills
    -Rewarded very little for hard work
    -Management dangles promotions in order to keep you from moving to a different company

    Advice to Management

    Don't say it is a salary position when it is really hourly
    Higher rewards or commissions for the "small" workers in company


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