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"Great experience here tight knit group of professionals"

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Former Employee - Sales in Springfield, VT
Former Employee - Sales in Springfield, VT
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Pros

Newsbank was a great place to work. Company understands that employees need a balance between work and life outside of work. Company owner takes great pride in getting to know each and every employee. Management is deeply involved what is going on day to day. They are the pioneers in newspaper archiving and as such have great relationships with that publishing world.

Cons

Most of the folks that work here have done so for years so the chances of moving up in this company are limited.

Advice to Management

The company is a little slow to adopt new things. In a way you are in the technology field and should look for help outside of the company at times. Do not rely exclusively on your in house talent.

Other Employee Reviews for Newsbank

  1. Helpful (4)

    "Sr. management leaves no room for discussion, open ideas."

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Naples, FL
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Naples, FL

    Pros

    very tightly knit core group of employees who have wealth of company and industry information

    Cons

    same - very tightly knit core group of employees who have wealth of industry and company information (given blind trust, often to sr. managemet long term disadvantage). These people are mostly interested in protecting their own personal interests

    Advice to Management

    truly welcome new ideas from outsiders and new blood. Sr. management welcomes sharing information as long as it doesn't conflict with their micro-management perspective.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Aging management out of touch with current marketplace realities"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Great content
    Entrepreneurial mindset as long as it agrees with upper management interested in protecting the status quo.
    Great editorial staff

    Cons

    Little chance of advancement
    Outmoded technology
    Cliquish, often likened to a cult
    "Tenured" employees out of touch with marketplace realitites
    Leadership out of sync with each other.

    Advice to Management

    Hire younger people in touch with current marketplace realities and technology, and most importantly, empower them to make needed changes.

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