I worked at Sun-Sentinel full-time (More than 5 years)
The Sun Sentinel was a growing, thriving, expanding paper when I joined the staff but due to the dying industry the quality of the product has plummeted.
All of the experienced reporters have been laid off or left for greener pastures and what's left are young, inexperienced staff who will work for peanuts. Paper is moving out of Ft, Lauderdale and won't even have a presence in the city it covers.
I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Sun-Sentinel (Deerfield Beach, FL) in May 2013.
Interviewed with 3 people: recruiter, hiring manager, and hiring managers superior. There was about 3 weeks between the recruiter interview and hearing an answer. The interviews were fairly easy for anyone with any sales experience. Since it was an entry level position for a new division, the expectations were set by the interviewers that the job would be very fluid and the role might change over time.
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