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Altria Reviews

Updated October 2, 2017
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  1. "Shrinking Workforce but Good Pay & Benefits"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Legal in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Legal in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Altria full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good Pay and Benefits, Good People (for the most part)

    Cons

    Down sizing every 3 - 4 years, can make it tougher to advance


  2. "Sr. Compensation Analyst"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Compensation Analyst in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Compensation Analyst in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Altria full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Their profit sharing plan is generous.

    Cons

    Conservative management, older workforce, and non-diverse employee group.

    Advice to Management

    The existing health and welfare benefits are no longer competitive. Working should be fun, and more progress needs to be done to make this a place that is fun to work.

  3. "Great experience and people"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Operations Specialist
    Current Employee - Account Operations Specialist
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Altria full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic training and development, great culture and environment, ability to work from office and at-home

    Cons

    Frequent need to move and/or travel, pay not always adequate for varying degrees of work within same grade level


  4. "Lab technician"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at Altria as a contractor

    Pros

    Great atmosphere within the company

    Cons

    No promotion within the company


  5. "TSM"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The company culture is awesome, everyones very helpful and welcoming

    Cons

    Long days in the field

    Advice to Management

    keep it up


  6. "Territory Sales Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Altria full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits include company car, gas allowance, medical insurance and many others. Management team is motivated and empowered to help you achieve your career goals.

    Cons

    Locations of territories, advancement of only college hires, difficult to transfer territories

    Advice to Management

    Invest in all employees instead of just college hires.


  7. "Sales Intern"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Intern
    Current Employee - Sales Intern
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great work/life, Lots of responsibility, Great people to work with, Good compensation and mileage reimbursement

    Cons

    Tobacco, Working out of convenience stores

    Advice to Management

    Working can be too much of a silo, encourage more teamwork and team projects.

  8. "Great company, but need to buy into the industry"

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

    Pros

    Independence, compensation, and alot of nice people working there.

    Cons

    working in the tobacco industry


  9. Helpful (4)

    "Human Resources"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Altria full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Long history financial success and strong business performance in difficult times, ethics and high professional standards, pay+benefits, investment in people and culture, facilities and resources to do your job, flexibility

    Cons

    declining industry, negative social stigma, high taxes and regulatory red-tape, challenging for advancement opportunities due to cost cutting and downsizing, rules and policy driven culture

    Advice to Management

    make quicker decisions, skip the fluff


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Territory Sales Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cherry Hill, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cherry Hill, NJ
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Altria full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great organization to work for.

    Cons

    Unless you come through the intern program career advancement is tough.

    Advice to Management

    Remove layers in management.


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