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Valassis Reviews

Updated July 21, 2017
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Pros
  • Work-life balance is clearly valued (in 45 reviews)

  • There is flex time, one work from home day per week, and great vacation time (in 29 reviews)

Cons
  • After ownership of Harland Clarke, many things changed (in 18 reviews)

  • upper management is not quite doing theirs jobs (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Good Work Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Livonia, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Livonia, MI

    I worked at Valassis (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good people to work with.

    Cons

    Management very bias when it comes to promotions.reviews..


  2. "Client Program Coordinator"

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

    I worked at Valassis full-time

    Pros

    work family life flexibility. Solid PTO plan

    Cons

    Lack of raises or bonuses. Nearly non-existent

  3. "I wish you the best"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    You will interact with people with very different backgrounds.

    Cons

    Long hours in the plant, plant employees tend to be temps, and it is repetitive work.

    Advice to Management

    Let people know the direction you are empowered to take the company. Communication is key to keeping employees loyal.


  4. "worst job ever"

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    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Auburn, WA
    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Auburn, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    There is no pros to this job

    Cons

    Management sucks, favoritism, pay rate, doesn't know how to motivate employees. If you have a family this is not the job for you.


  5. "HR is useless"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Valassis full-time

    Pros

    Great company, good pay, good people, manufacturing facility is clean and equipment is mostly modern. PTO time is fair and benefits aren't too bad either

    Cons

    HR dept is useless - no follow through or feedback when issues arise. The problem people always are given a free pass because of the gutless approach by this group.

    Advice to Management

    Manufacturing leaders are doing a consistent job but please get decent HR representation


  6. "Client Marketing Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Valassis full-time

    Pros

    Great team atmosphere, many very long term employees, community-minded organization, professional development opportunities, strong benefit and compensation package, robust consumer, market and industry research available

    Cons

    I really enjoyed my time with Valassis. Unfortunately, my position was eliminated in a downsizing when the company went from public to privately held.


  7. "Account Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Valassis full-time

    Pros

    I truly enjoyed my role within the company. Additional pros: Really nice people, great sense of teamwork and work life balance.

    Cons

    Base pay was on the low end of the scale.

    Advice to Management

    Keep innovating, this is a solid company with great people.

  8. "Worker"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good work environment, great coworkers

    Cons

    Long hours, short lunch breaks


  9. "Average"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Valassis full-time

    Pros

    Good people and decent products

    Cons

    Made it too difficult to sell


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Client Coordinator in Livonia, MI
    Current Employee - Client Coordinator in Livonia, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing culture, strong autonomy, empowering leadership

    Cons

    Can be challenging work at times but it's always rewarding


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