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"Volatile Sales Environment"

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Current Employee - Inside Sales in Eagan, MN
Current Employee - Inside Sales in Eagan, MN
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Thomson Reuters full-time

Pros

Great People, Great Scenery, Decent earning potential

Cons

Benefits downgrade each year, 0-1% Salary increase in record profit years. You are just a number and will fire you at the bat of an eye. The company openely expresses the need to change the current sales model since it is not working and claim they realize it is VERY difficult to make sales numbers, yet since April (6 months) they have fired 31 of 95 salespeople for this reason. That is 5 each month. Every 1st of the month the topic of conversation is who all got walked out today. I know 3 people that have been here for more than 3 years. I heard one sales person comment to an employee that moved to sales"why would you do that? That's the fastrack to the unemployment line".

Advice to Management

When people start in sales at Thomson Reuters they are basically told to understand( by colleagues) that this will likely be a temporary position (6-12months) and there is a good chance they will be let go for reasons outside of their control and to not stress and just work hard. This is also common knowledge in other sales companies as people leave here and get sales jobs elsewhere only to spread the truth about working here. Is this the culture you are promoting?

Other Employee Reviews for Thomson Reuters

  1. Helpful (1)

    "A financial service provider (amongst other industries) with the attitude of a media company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Thomson Reuters full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    A (relatively) relaxed work environment, with access to a massive breadth of information from a range of industries and geographies, and reasonably little in the way of office politics.

    Cons

    Thomson Reuters claims to be 'one company' in all its internal missives but even now, years since the merger between Thomson and Reuters, this is mostly just lip service with various HR and internal IT departments finding new ways to rename the ex-Thomson and ex-Reuters offerings (e.g. Green Users and Orange Users).


  2. Helpful (1)

    "There was a ton of change, with acquisition, then divestiture."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Associate in Horsham, PA
    Current Employee - Marketing Associate in Horsham, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Thomson Reuters full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great employee training opportunities, access to a ton of global resources, ESSP, and great annual all expense paid sales meeting.

    Cons

    There was a lot of red tape for acquired companies to go through for approval. There was also a push to conform to Thomson Reuters' branding.

    Advice to Management

    Provide assignments that are tailored to employee's strengths. Hire motivated middle managment that do not end up as bottlenecks.


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