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Updated May 21, 2017
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Pros
  • My bosses put great emphasis on work life balance, having fun in the work place, and making sure that I am working to fulfill my potential (in 8 reviews)

  • Team atmosphere with great people (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • No transparency from upper management (in 6 reviews)

  • years, no full time (benefits) positions available (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "former employee"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Reporter in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Reporter in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good comraderie in the newsroom

    Cons

    Shrinking resources; periodic layoffs and buyouts


  2. "USA TODAY"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Account Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at USA Today (More than a year)

    Pros

    Name brand, O&O properties provide scale

    Cons

    Management, turnover, growth, lack of training, unwillingness to adapt

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  3. "Territory Account Executive"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Territory Account Executive in Palm Springs, CA
    Current Employee - Territory Account Executive in Palm Springs, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at USA Today full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    just the network its ok to start here

    Cons

    Old Building very cheep no investment on the property , Management is all political i would like to make it like other past offices fun, exited to work

    Advice to Management

    Clean act and make it enjoyable to the employees


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  5. "district manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sioux Falls, SD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sioux Falls, SD

    I worked at USA Today (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, good people to work with

    Cons

    no chance of advancement with company


  6. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at USA Today (More than a year)

    Pros

    Innovative and collaborative work environment. Creativity is encouraged!

    Cons

    To date I have not experienced cons.

    Advice to Management

    Continue embracing diversity and communicating with team members!


  7. "Great Company Culture"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in McLean, VA
    Former Employee - Project Manager in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at USA Today (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Relaxed environment
    - High Visibility
    - Great office space
    - Promotes individual development
    - Cares about employees

    Cons

    - Low salaries
    - Unorganized processes

    Advice to Management

    None. I really loved working here.


  8. "Account Manager"

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

    I have been working at USA Today full-time

    Pros

    -Relaxed environment
    -easy hours, come and go as you plase

    Cons

    -No direction, very hard to get promoted or move up
    -Extremely low pay and no bonus
    -No one cares about the work you do
    -Terrible management

    Advice to Management

    Get your act together


  9. "Senior Account Executive"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Account Executive in Fleetwood, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Account Executive in Fleetwood, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at USA Today (More than a year)

    Pros

    Developing new solutions to compete in an ever changing market.

    Cons

    Behind the times - playing catch up


  10. "Great Place For Entry Level"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Had the ability to really learn a lot about the sales world and process working with large scale agencies.

    Cons

    So many bosses, kind of tedious day to day work.

    Advice to Management

    It was an entry level position, it was, what it was. Helped me a lot in my long term career.


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Overworked, Horrible upper-manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Fast paced, print publication trying to integrate into digital world, fun and interesting creative/copy...

    Cons

    Poor upper management, not involved in day-to-day


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