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A wonderful company to work for and they are associate minded

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Current Employee - MDT Director in Livonia, MI
Current Employee - MDT Director in Livonia, MI

I have been working at Valassis full-time (More than 8 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Focused on being a top employer and they are progressive with perks. Dress code is causal (jeans, shorts, etc)

Cons

Technology is old, but they are making investments in upgrading their infrastructure

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  1. Great for work life balance, but doesn't have opportunities available for growing employees.

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Livonia, MI
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Livonia, MI

    I worked at Valassis full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Valassis has a unique culture that is hard to find in the corporate world. It's a laid back atmosphere, where employees are allowed to think for themselves. If you're looking for work/life balance, Valassis is the place to be. Their flex time is great, which I personally took advantage of and you rarely have to work overtime.

    Cons

    -Little to no growth in the industry
    -Not a lot of new job opportunities were available to grow in
    -Pay not the most competitive (but relative to hrs worked-good)

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees. The best solutions are found by the people who work with it every day.

  2. This could have been the job I retired from.

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    Current Employee - Maintenance Manager in Belleville, MI
    Current Employee - Maintenance Manager in Belleville, MI

    I have been working at Valassis full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    It is rarely boring. There is an ever changing variety of people and tasking. Many variables in the material to be processsed makes for interesting days.

    Cons

    Ever since the acquisition of ADVO, there has been a constant flow of legacy valassis associates into legacy ADVO positions, with a corresponding flow of legacy ADVO associates out the door. Valassis makes a big deal about you living by their published core values, but makes no effort to do the same.

    Advice to Management

    Try promoting some legacy ADVO people into higher legacy ADVO jobs. Those people you keep running out the door actually know that business (better than you do). It is hard to grow the business when you have to spend all your time training people who don't have a clue and should.

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