R.R. Donnelley Reviews

Updated July 26, 2015
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R.R. Donnelley President, CEO, and Director Tom Quinlan III
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Pros
  • work life balance is pretty nice (in 15 reviews)

  • needed a job the opportunity presented itself easy enough to learn good people that I (in 16 reviews)

Cons
  • No 401K match, stock options, bonus etc (in 25 reviews)

  • The work-life balance was good as I worked for an agent of the corporate structure-Donnelley Logistics (in 15 reviews)

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  1. RR Donnelley Elgin, IL

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at R.R. Donnelley

    Pros

    Great coworkers, reasonable technology, relaxed atmosphere, hourly pay (allows for nice overtime if busy), great variety in work.

    Cons

    Unpredictable hours, much confusion in actual responsibilities and duties, very old building with uncertain plumbing and water quality, no one is ever sure exactly what they are doing.

    Advice to Management

    Better reporting guidelines, clearer communication with employees, more predictable hours, let people know what is going on.


  2. Account Management

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager
    Current Employee - Account Manager

    I have been working at R.R. Donnelley full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Strong, Fair, Effective, Solution Based, Longetivity

    Cons

    Red Tape, Cumbersome, Slow to Change, Heavy-Lifting


  3. Mail List Analyst 3

    Current Employee - Middle Management in Madison Heights, MI
    Current Employee - Middle Management in Madison Heights, MI

    I have been working at R.R. Donnelley full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Free phone, vacation time, big office

    Cons

    Pay, benefits, pay, pay and pay.


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  5. Great Employer

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manassas, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manassas, VA

    I worked at R.R. Donnelley full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great Company to work for...

    Cons

    Shift work, improve family life balance

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees..be open to change...improve benefits..., become faster at implementing technology into core process.


  6. RRD

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Long Prairie, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Long Prairie, MN

    I have been working at R.R. Donnelley full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Helpful website for completing Manager tasks

    Cons

    Corporate mentality. Everything has to fit into the "corporate box". Never consider individual location issues.


  7. Sales

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Executive in Streamwood, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Executive in Streamwood, IL

    I worked at R.R. Donnelley (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Big public company stable many locations

    Cons

    Big Company just an employee


  8. RR Donnelley LDP

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at R.R. Donnelley

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great employee atmosphere, production quality is good

    Cons

    Too many acquisitions, very disorganized at a plant level. Lots of management turnover

    Advice to Management

    Work here longer


  9. Dying industry?

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jefferson City, MO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jefferson City, MO

    I worked at R.R. Donnelley full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The employees seem to truly care and want the company to succeed. The pay is above average for most markets they are in.

    Cons

    The print industry is quickly dying and the company doesn't seem to know how to handle the changing atmosphere. Several plants have closed recently.


  10. Account sale

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Key Account Manager/Product Support Specialist in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Key Account Manager/Product Support Specialist in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at R.R. Donnelley (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Some managers are ready to help

    Cons

    Advancement is basically non existent


  11. Machine operator

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Bolingbrook, IL
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Bolingbrook, IL

    I have been working at R.R. Donnelley full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    People that you work with.

    Cons

    The hours and shift changes are hard.



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