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Pros
  • decent pay and benefits from day one are good (in 4 reviews)

  • If you put in the time you will be rewarded with good pay and benefits (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Large company and lots of red tape (in 4 reviews)

  • Very high sales quotas, win at all costs mentality, lots of red-tape (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Support Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX

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

    Pros

    People were great to work with

    Cons

    Large company and lots of red tape


  2. "sales"

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    Former Employee - Sales in Madison, WI
    Former Employee - Sales in Madison, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Idearc Media (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    none to except a base pay

    Cons

    worst management ever - multiple bankruptcies

    Advice to Management

    go bankrupt again

  3. Helpful (1)

    "media consultant"

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    Former Employee - Media Consultant in Irving, TX
    Former Employee - Media Consultant in Irving, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Idearc Media (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    pay was pretty good 50000-60000

    Cons

    depressing trying to get ahead on a sinking ship

    Advice to Management

    sell the business to someone who needs a good call center


  4. "Yellow Pages is a dying breed"

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    Former Employee - Premise Account Executive II in Warminster, PA
    Former Employee - Premise Account Executive II in Warminster, PA

    I worked at Idearc Media (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and flexibility mostly

    Cons

    Some managers are shady and only care about themselves


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Business Development"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Purchase Line, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Purchase Line, PA
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Decent pay....good product...hrs are good

    Cons

    Horrible managenent...no respect for individuals

    Advice to Management

    Get your act together


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Idearc Media full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, pay, and time off

    Cons

    The industry is going downhill.

    Advice to Management

    Focus more in keeping your current client happy


  7. "Interesting place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Upper Marlboro, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Upper Marlboro, MD

    I worked at Idearc Media full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Wonderful training. National name. Interesting.

    Cons

    Stability of the company. Uncertian

  8. "Anonimous"

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    Former Employee - Media Sales Representative in Roswell, GA
    Former Employee - Media Sales Representative in Roswell, GA

    I worked at Idearc Media (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good Work Environment & family balance

    Cons

    NONE at this time to mention

    Advice to Management

    none


  9. "DIsgraceful"

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    Former Employee - Management in Coppell, TX
    Former Employee - Management in Coppell, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Easy work, mostly good co-workers (non management), good pay

    Cons

    Racism by management, rampant sexual harassment, Dishonest & Hypocritical Leadership behavior

    Advice to Management

    Hopefully Dex media has cleaned this up. Keep books visible, dealings honest and promote/hire fairly.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "What have you done for me lately"

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    Former Employee - Account Executive in Lodi, CA
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Lodi, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Idearc Media (More than a year)

    Pros

    Some cool co-workers and good auto allowance.

    Cons

    Nice sale yesterday. What did you sell today?

    Advice to Management

    Hire managers based on managing ability, not on sales numbers.


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