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"Fun staff, dying environment"

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Former Employee - Promotions Director in Albany, NY
Former Employee - Promotions Director in Albany, NY
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook

I worked at Clear Channel full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Every employee was fun, work atmosphere was casual. Perks of occasional celeb meet and greet.

Cons

As with many large companies corporate cares more about bringing in money than the talented employees. I left voluntarily just before all the lay offs but saw many, MANY of my friends let go. The tension/aura in the building now is saddening.

Advice to Management

Don't forget it's the local talent that helped make you what you are.

Other Employee Reviews for Clear Channel

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    "Past Face, Fun, Great Co-Workers"

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    Former Employee - Key Account Coordinator in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Key Account Coordinator in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Clear Channel full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fun Environment. Lots of Perks such as Concert Tickets, Meeting Celebs and working with DJs

    Cons

    It is not a typical 8-5 job, sometimes I had worked 24 hours at a time. You are required to be in the office and make appointments and get sales and if needed, entertain clients, attend concerts and then report back to work at 8am. Though it sounds glamorous, it is draining and honestly, I am glad I was a part of such a great company, but I did not have a life at all. No time to date or meet people. Thats why 90% of the employees are not married or divorced. This job takes up all of your time. You are basically all commission as your monthly pay is based on a draw. Clear Channel recently went Private and they reduced the commission by 90% hence I left after 4 years. I LOVED working there, its great if you are young and single and motivated.

    Advice to Management

    Management is the best! They are so fun! But they are also very deadline driven. You can play all day but you must bring results or you get let go pretty fast. HUGE turn over. This job is for someone who can play hard and work hard. I loved it there! I had to move on and eventually get a life of my own :)


  2. "Insightful to the world of advertising and sales."

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    Former Intern - Intern in Houston, TX
    Former Intern - Intern in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Clear Channel as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Learned entire sale cycle in one summer.

    Cons

    Got to see how competitive employees can be.

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