Press Democrat
3.0 of 5 6 reviews
www.pressdemocrat.com Santa Rosa, CA 150 to 499 Employees

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Updated Mar 5, 2014

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Paul Gullixson

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40% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Good people, bad management

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Santa Rosa, CA

I have been working at Press Democrat full-time for more than 5 years

ProsWork with some of the smartest people in town

ConsManagement is more concerned with kingdom building than treating the employees well.

Advice to Senior ManagementIf you're more concerned about the future of your career than the future of the company, perhaps your future should be elsewhere.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Roller coaster experience

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Press Democrat full-time

ProsDedicated employees, well known brand, some positive community involvement

Conslack of organization, conflicting leadership, no clear goals

Advice to Senior ManagementDo what is right for the employees, not yourself.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Under new ownership now

Account Executive (Former Employee)
Santa Rosa, CA

I worked at Press Democrat full-time for more than a year

ProsThe pay was decent and most of the co-workers were nice

ConsAt the time I was there they had removed sales assistants and the sales people were responsible for processing and selling. Work load was very heavy. Long hours. I heard it may be better now as they have changed the structure and are under new ownership.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great people in a dying industry

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Santa Rosa, CA

I have been working at Press Democrat

ProsThey still pay you to work in the newspaper business

ConsShrinking industry with frequent layoffs

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Forward thinking company that values the opinions of its employees.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Santa Rosa, CA

I have been working at Press Democrat

ProsExcellent benefits including substantial paid time off. The compensation appears to be much higher than that of other companies in the surrounding areas and I always feel valued as an employee.

ConsThere are many benefits of being owned by such a large company (NYT), however, at times this can have a negative impact on the speed of change as there are multiple steps in the approval process.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Horrific, I wouldn't reccomend this company to anyone who is looking to grow and prosper

Multi Media Consultant (Current Employee)
Santa Rosa, CA

I have been working at Press Democrat

ProsBenefits are good and the salary is average

ConsInternal politics, lack of communication or chnage to it's employees, always feeling as though today might be your last working there.
a confusion as what products will be sold and by whom.
an overall lack of quality leadership.

Advice to Senior ManagementClean house, create a new environment by replacing most of the old guard. stay the course with digital and reward those whom have educated knowledge of what should be sold when.
too many order takers and print pushers

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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