Valassis

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

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Financial Analyst  in  Livonia, MI
Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Livonia, MI

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 ManagementAdvice

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

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other reviews for Valassis

  1.  

    This could have been the job I retired from.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Maintenance Manager  in  Belleville, MI
    Current Employee - Maintenance Manager in Belleville, MI

    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 ManagementAdvice

    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.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Iceberg ahead captain...

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

    Pros

    People are great for the most part...

    Cons

    Lots of RIFs and instability...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None...ship is sailed...

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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