Quad/Graphics

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Quad/Graphics Reviews

Updated December 15, 2014
Updated December 15, 2014
215 Reviews
2.7
215 Reviews
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Quad/Graphics President and CEO J. Joel Quadracci
J. Joel Quadracci
151 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The people are great - everyone is working hard to what they believe is the right direction (in 10 reviews)

  • The people are great and there is a strive to provide work/life balance (in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • Although I was told that I would get used to the 12 hour shifts, I never did (in 11 reviews)

  • A lot of responsibility and long hours with not much reward at raise time (in 8 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Not a job for lazy people who don't want to stand out.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at Quad/Graphics full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Decent raises after working hard and showing that I'm committed to the company, family events (Christmas party, Company Picnic), Yearly review of your progress as an individual worker, health, dental and vision insurance. In other words, if you don't stand out in your progress, don't whine about not getting raises. Your not only working for a paycheck, but working to make the company as a whole better!

    Cons

    Long work hours - 7-7

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Honestly, I have none. This is a great company and I am blessed to be able to work for Quad. Thanks to Joel Quadracci and the rest of the team, for the family events they hold.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good Starting Position

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Credit Analyst in Sussex, WI
    Current Employee - Credit Analyst in Sussex, WI

    I have been working at Quad/Graphics full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good place to work. Good healthcare and benefits. Work is easy

    Cons

    No room for advancement, claim to hire within first but haven't heard of a lot of entry level employees going anywhere.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Once was a great place to work, but that was along time ago!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - 1st Assistant in Chalfont, PA
    Former Employee - 1st Assistant in Chalfont, PA

    I worked at Quad/Graphics

    Pros

    Great friends,half decent pay. Nice atmosphere.

    Cons

    Terrible management! Weakest union I have ever seen!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Resign at once!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Abandon Ship if you can

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX

    I worked at Quad/Graphics

    Pros

    Health benefits were pretty good

    Cons

    If you are working for a company that Quad purchases, run as fast as you can. You will need to re-interview for your job, and whatever you're currently being paid, subtract 15-20% with the possibility of being let go in the next few months anyways.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When you buy a company, don't treat your newly captured employees as dimwits. When you buy a company and 60% of the original employees leave within 4 months, how is that good management? And wearing the silly uniforms is way over the top of being ridiculous.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Difficult transition from Brown Printing

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Gather Operator in Waseca, MN
    Current Employee - Gather Operator in Waseca, MN

    I have been working at Quad/Graphics full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are better than average

    Cons

    Less vacation, to much mandatory

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    great benefits, not good relationship between departments

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Quad/Graphics

    Pros

    Quad has a great benefit system and time-off policy.

    Cons

    i have not seen people get trained as much as i did ( i had a great relationship with my boss)

    other departments treated our department differently,

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Good to gain experience; no room for advancement

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Management Trainee in Milwaukee, WI
    Former Employee - Management Trainee in Milwaukee, WI

    I worked at Quad/Graphics full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to learn the business and feel like family while doing so.

    Cons

    Young, talented people are not promoted or allowed to succeed in new positions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Embrace your trainees or you'll continue to lose them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Pre-Press Technician in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Pre-Press Technician in Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at Quad/Graphics full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    They care about their Employees and customers

    Cons

    None really just some long hours sometimes which is to be expected in our field

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Thank you for allowing us to work for you.

  10.  

    Internship

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern
    Former Employee - Intern

    I worked at Quad/Graphics as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great experience, intern retreat to Wisconsin, shadowed all positions to gain understanding of the company as a whole, was given a mentor that was very helpful, paid internship

    Cons

    No one knew what they were supposed to show me when I shadowed them and I also had no responsibilities or projects of my own.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Lots of opportunity

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Human Resources Generalist in Pewaukee West, WI
    Current Employee - Human Resources Generalist in Pewaukee West, WI

    I have been working at Quad/Graphics full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great place to learn the industry and opportunity for growth. I feel like my contributions were recognized. Very friendly people who work there.

    Cons

    I wish they could offer more flexible working arrangements for non production staff. It is nice that they offer on site day care, but having the ability to work for home would have been very appealing for professional staff.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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