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3.0
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52%
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66%
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Martin Garofalo
107 Ratings
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  • "They pretend to care about work/life balance but expect you to work 10 hr days and the weekends even days taken off(in 14 reviews)

  • "Long hours, executives need to listen more to field suggestions(in 25 reviews)

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  1. "Best company in merchandising"

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      Current Employee - Merchandising Specialist in Frederick, MD
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook

      I have been working at News America Marketing part-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Steady work and everyone is very helpful that you work with. Very trusting and its nice

      Cons

      Have to have a territory or 1 week extremely slow

    • "One of the Better Merchandising Companies"

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      Current Employee - Merchandiser 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at News America Marketing part-time for more than a year

      Pros

      +Work is consistent. It's not like some other companies where you'll only get to work when it's available. It's guaranteed there will be something to do each week. And of course it's independent unless you're being trained. +Work is provided in four week cycles. Week one is usually grocery, week two is mostly drug stores, week three is maintenance, so revisiting stores to check on what you already installed from week...

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      Cons

      -And just like most other merchandising jobs, the hours will not be enough to keep anyone afloat unless you have a couple other part-time jobs or side hustles too. -The onboarding process was over-lengthy. Took them almost a month to get me started and it involved me resending the same legal documents several times. Also direct deposit can only be set-up via "fax or mail", which is an oddly old-school way of doing...

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      Advice to Management

      f the FHS site had color coding for the stores that would make navigating for the correct ones much easier in addition to the filters. Also why is time keeping so redundant? Just add an algorithm to calculate store time based on arrival and departure for each one. I'm not going to complain about pay rate because it's average in comparison to other merchandising companies. But it is a bit of a bummer to get less than...

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    • "Great Company"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at News America Marketing full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      collaborative, inspiring, driven environment

      Cons

      honestly no cons, it is a great company

    • "Home-Based job with travel 75% travel about 1-2 hours away from home max."

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      Former Employee - In Store Marketing in Fajardo, PR
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at News America Marketing part-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Your boss will be in another state. Will meet with you in a weekly conference call.

      Cons

      Need to keep inventory in your home and in the truck of your car.

    • "NA"

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      Current Employee - Vice President GSM in Chicago, IL
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at News America Marketing full-time for more than 9 years

      Pros

      Great place to work with solid career trajectory.

      Cons

      Sales people are bogged down with lots of administrative and marketing work.

      Advice to Management

      Hire more digital resources and adjust the business so that sales people can sell. Get comp plans out on time.

    • Helpful (1)

      "Really creates a NAMily"

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      Former Employee - Senior Account Director 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at News America Marketing full-time for more than 9 years

      Pros

      The people are the best part of this job! You make some lifelong friendships both internally and externally with clients. They have EXCELLENT benefits!!!

      Cons

      Growth can become stagnant once you reach SAD. Bonus structure could be better.

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      "Nepotism in its most obvious for"

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      Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at News America Marketing full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Sub-VP employees care, they are great to work with

      Cons

      Leadership is hiring friends who haven’t got a clue for the position and given power and decision making capabilities, they are lying to the employees and been losing money every financial quarter for 2 years and lesdership is spending money on travel, meals and entertainment on themselves like it was free

      Advice to Management

      None, you are beyond help & advise

    • "Unprofessional company"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at News America Marketing

      Pros

      They will make it sound good to you but the turnover rate is HUGE! Do yourself a favor and go to a reputable company

      Cons

      Poor management Unstable company Better off choosing a good merch company- plenty of them out there Expected to lie on reporting No support or training

      Advice to Management

      Glad restructure is happening with executive directors being let go. Now get rid of the Other management u have and maybe u will be more stable if a company

    • "flexible hours"

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      Former Employee - Merchandiser in Temecula, CA

      I worked at News America Marketing part-time for more than a year

      Pros

      make own hours, work from home

      Cons

      had to store product in home

      Advice to Management

      More time training

    • Helpful (1)

      "Great job"

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      Current Employee - In-Store Representative in Traverse City, MI
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at News America Marketing full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Flexible schedule, Good pay, Supportive management, Extensive training

      Cons

      Lots of hardware/equipment you have to store, Winter is tough, Clients never know how we are

      Advice to Management

      Find a way to make hardware/equipment more efficient

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