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Meredith Corporation Reviews

Updated June 4, 2017
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Meredith Corporation President, CEO, and Director Steve Lacy
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  • Culture there puts a strong emphasis on work/life balance, so you will be glad to come to work and do your best (in 38 reviews)

  • Good benefits well beyond the standard (in 20 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "photographer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Photographer in De Witt, NY
    Current Employee - Photographer in De Witt, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Meredith Corporation (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    great and talented people who work very hard

    Cons

    fear of losing your job at any time

    Advice to Management

    think a bit more about your employees and less on the bottom line


  2. "Nice place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Meredith Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Good folks and good work life balance

    Cons

    No cons everything was good.

  3. "Good People, No Advancements"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Des Moines, IA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Des Moines, IA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Meredith Corporation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great culture and benefits, onsite gym

    Cons

    No room for advancements, raises are every other year regardless of how well you perform


  4. "Fun place to work."

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    Former Contractor - Software Consultant in New York, NY
    Former Contractor - Software Consultant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Meredith Corporation as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Lot's of talented and creative people.

    Cons

    None that I encountered during my time there.

    Advice to Management

    None.


  5. "Editorial Assistant"

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    Current Contractor - Editorial in Des Moines, IA
    Current Contractor - Editorial in Des Moines, IA

    I have been working at Meredith Corporation as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible, fun, interesting work, friendly people!

    Cons

    Can be hard to become a full time employee rather than a contracted one


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Vp"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Meredith Corporation full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, fiscally smart iconic brands

    Cons

    Fiscally conservative, poor benefits lower end of pay scale


  7. "English - spanish translator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Meredith Corporation (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great team work, good results

    Cons

    non consistency on the assignments

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Des Moines, IA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Des Moines, IA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Meredith Corporation full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great work life balance. Good benefits

    Cons

    Salaries tend to be below market.


  9. "Great Experience!"

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    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A ton of great mentors who take an interest in your development

    Cons

    I have nothing bad to say!


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Marketing Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Syosset, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Syosset, NY

    I worked at Meredith Corporation (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    * opportunity to work with bright, motivated professionals
    * organization is actively pursuing non-print properties to diversify portfolio and break out of "publishing box"
    * collaborative corporate culture/friendly people

    Cons

    * limited resources for heavy volume of work
    * expectation to work on task force projects above and beyond heavy workload
    * need to improve on internal communication

    Advice to Management

    * invest in personnel to adequately address the heavy volume of work to truly deliver best-in-class deliverables for clients. Raise salary levels to attract great talent and retain existing talent.


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