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Gannett Reviews

Updated February 17, 2017
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  1. Featured Review

    "Training and development is tops!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - HRBP in Agana Heights, GU
    Current Employee - HRBP in Agana Heights, GU
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Gannett provides many training and development opportunities and options for staff who want to evolve as the company/industry does.

    Cons

    Not ideal company if you are looking for lifetime employment.

    Advice to Management

    Top down communication is improving. Keep it up.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to start in sales"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Gannett full-time

    Pros

    When times are good, you can make really good money.

    Cons

    Tough to get the development you need. Sales process is outdated to what is happening in the real world.

    Advice to Management

    Update your sales model and enablement.


  3. "Team Leader"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Louisville, KY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stability, quality co-workers, decent benefits

    Cons

    rigid corporate structure, not a lot of upward mobility


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    "Production/Operations"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Gannett full-time

    Pros

    They do have a good benefit package. Pay is decent.

    Cons

    Outsourcing, Regionalization,Downsizing,Short Staffing, A Newspaper company that would rather be online than produce newspapers. Dying industry!

    Advice to Management

    People still enjoy reading a real newspaper. Don't be so quick to get out of printing!


  6. "Challenges with Rewards"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Office Culture, Team Building, Management, Downtown Location, Contests

    Cons

    Some territory changes are given with short notice.


  7. "Account Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Gannett full-time

    Pros

    -Amazing work/life balance
    -Able to help out in a different department if that interests you- marketing, sales, etc.

    Cons

    -Very little room for growth
    -Upper management is not approachable
    -Underpaid

    Advice to Management

    -Grow out the hierarchy so that there is more room for growth


  8. "accountant 1"

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    Former Employee - Accountant I in Binghamton, NY
    Former Employee - Accountant I in Binghamton, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Gannett full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    great people worked well together

    Cons

    wouldnt give me 2 months off to go backpacking through europe


  9. "I worked at the Indy Star / Gannett"

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    • Culture & Values
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Some great employees. Great environment.

    Cons

    Management need to care more about their employees.


  10. "Consumer Solutions Center Agent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Gannett full-time

    Pros

    Friendly, drama free environment, uncapped bonus

    Cons

    Dealing with difficult customers on the daily.


  11. "Director of Education"

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    Former Employee - Former Director of Education in McLean, VA
    Former Employee - Former Director of Education in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Gannett full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Large corporation with nationwide scope and credibility. USA TODAY is the largest publication of this media company.

    Cons

    Still transitioning through media growth and challenges.



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