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A Challenging Environment Full of Opportunity

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at USA Today full-time for more than a year

Pros

Ability to share new business ideas and implement them in a time of transition
Knowledge that you are part of a long-standing, well-regarded national brand

Cons

Sometimes slow implementation of ideas

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    USAT ain't what it used to be

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Advertising Sales Manager
    Current Employee - Advertising Sales Manager

    I have been working at USA Today

    Pros

    brand looks good on the resume

    Cons

    Rigid environment; stuck in the past, don't get digital and how media buyers look at the brand; pay is low in the industry; too many senior mgmt;

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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    Great brand in a very difficult industry

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at USA Today

    Pros

    Great brand - customers "get it"
    Very reasonable work / life balance
    Employees demonstrate real commitment
    Wonderful corporate facility
    Easy to interact with senior management

    Cons

    Extremely challenging industry
    Brand is a bit dusty
    Late (maybe too late) to the digital dance
    Low pay - compared to similar responsibilities in other industries

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't face the future with fear
    Research, build, test - repeat
    Be what your customers want you to be
    If you don't serve your customers, your competitors will

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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