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"Good career choice if looking long-term"

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Account Representative
Former Employee - Account Representative
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Good benefits - they have a wide variety to choose from. Good vacation time.
Good leadership
Fair pay
If you're a hard-worker, they will recognize that.

Cons

If you have a problem, it may take awhile to sort it out.
Overtime is often necessary

Other Employee Reviews for R.R. Donnelley

  1. Helpful (1)

    "If you enjoy being treated like chattel, you'll love RRD!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The pros have nothing to do with RR Donnelley. It's a mere accident that there are some cool coworkers to commiserate with.

    Cons

    Nothing gets done without months of waiting for something to go "up the chain" and back down again - and you'll probably have forgotten you asked for anything anyway. They really don't give a crap. Nonexistent HR who barely even know employment law. Below par pay, and raises below cost of living which have nothing to do with merit or performance. You can be the laziest lame-o from losertown - as long as you do the minimum, and show up on time, you'll get your crappy raise. (maybe that's a pro?)

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of the fat. You have too many managers whose sole job is to manage other managers, who manage managers, and so on. That's a lot of managers. And guess what? They get nothing done. Your company is busting at the seams from overpurchasing other companies who you have yet to integrate into viable, useful divisions.

    Also, CARE about your employees. A 1% raise for all, in all divisions, plants, etc. with no consideration of their contribution to the company is a total slap in the face to those who work hard. Also, that bonus that you gave to EVERYONE, IN THE SAME AMOUNT, means that the 20-hour a week part-timer got a HUGE bonus, while the 40-hour a week project manager is getting the shaft.

    Stop doing coke and golfing all the time and care about the future of your company. You need to streamline, fast. The Street thinks you're a joke, too.


  2. "Horrible Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I was positioned at the office in Bolingbrook. The surrounding area was an overall nice atmosphere. The building was clean, and I meet some nice people while working for R.R. Donnelley.

    Cons

    Long Hours, Bad management, horrible training. Lack of communication was my biggest downfall.

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to do your job so that your co-workers can do theirs. Have better training, and less stress.

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