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Reviews for The Ledger

Review factors

Feel-Good Factor

Company Culture
1.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Office / Work Environment
1.00
Environmental Friendliness
1.50
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Challenging Work
1.00
Inclusive / Diverse
1.00

Career factor

Gender Equality
1.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
1.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Company Image
1.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
1.67
Workplace Safety
1.00
Benefits

The following benefits are offered

No flex. working hours Parking in 2 of 3 reviews Easy access to public transportation No stock or equity options 401(k) in 2 of 3 reviews No onsite daycare facility No reimbursed daycare No ability to work remotely No desirable office location No tuition assistance Paid Parental Leave in 1 of 3 reviews 401(k) Match in 3 of 3 reviews No flexible spending account No paid time off Healthcare (including vision and dental) in 3 of 3 reviews No relocation allowance Life insurance in 1 of 3 reviews

The following perks are offered

No on site cafeteria No meal or transportation allowance Health and wellness programs in 2 of 3 reviews No employee discounts No vehicle allowance No employee events No dogs allowed No fitness center on site No company provided food and/or drink
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  • 16.Oct 2016
  • Employee

Company Culture

Only out for the almighty dollar employees mean nothing

Support from management

They set no goals it like the blind leading the blind

Teamwork

The crew is great they try to work together

Internal Communication

There is no communication and what little there is is different depending on witch manager that you may ask

Gender Equality

Yes

Attitude towards older colleagues

Yes

Career Development

There is no advancement there it's the good old boy system and it's a dying business

Overall compensation for your work

No raise since 2005

Office / Work Environment

Lot of burn out or non working lights, ac does not work and the roof leaks

Environmental Friendliness

They try to

Work-Life Balance

No if you can be there they tell you that they will find someone that can

Company Image

No the company shows no respect for the employees

Job Security

No the news paper business is a bussiness that is dying

Handicapped Accessibility

Yes has elevators and ramps to access the building

Workplace Safety

No slip hazards (water on floor), non certified forlklift drivers and equipment that does not work properly

Challenging Work

No just putting bundles of papers on a skid

Inclusive / Diverse

No really

Suggestions for improvement

  • Get so mangers in there that have a clue on how a news paper should be run

What I like about the company

It paid the bills and had some hard working employees

What I dislike about the company

The management structure has no respect for the employees

Company Culture
1.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Gender Equality
1.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
1.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
1.00
Environmental Friendliness
1.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
1.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
1.00
Workplace Safety
1.00
Challenging Work
1.00
Inclusive / Diverse
1.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered 401(k) is offered 401(k) Match is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    The Ledger
  • City
    Lakeland
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former job since 2015
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Distribution/sales

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered
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  • 14.Oct 2016
  • Employee

Company Culture

Only out for them self

Support from management

Slow to make a decision

Teamwork

Crew are hard workers management is dishonest

Freedom to work independently

Everybody does there own thing

Internal Communication

There is none

Office / Work Environment

Air conditioner does not work, sometimes no hot water, when it rains roof leaks

Work-Life Balance

No attitude is it's a job if you don't like it we can find someone else

Workplace Safety

Non verified forklift drivers, and slip hazards

Challenging Work

No not hard to stack a skid

Suggestions for improvement

  • Pay more respect to your employees don't tell them everything is going great and then turn around and lay them off

What I like about the company

Before New York Times sold it was a great place to work but since then the pride of working there had left the building

What I dislike about the company

The walking on eggshells with contuinous layoffs

Company Culture
1.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
1.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
1.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
3.00
Workplace Safety
1.00
Challenging Work
1.00
Inclusive / Diverse
1.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered 401(k) is offered 401(k) Match is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    The Ledger
  • City
    Lakeland
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former job since 2014
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Production
  • 31.Jul 2016
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Should treat employees better, the employees are not the problem the management is the problem

What I like about the company

The fast pace of the job

What I dislike about the company

All the short cuts to make a buck

Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Gender Equality
1.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
1.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
1.00
Environmental Friendliness
2.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
1.00
Workplace Safety
1.00
Challenging Work
1.00
Inclusive / Diverse
1.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Paid Parental Leave is offered 401(k) Match is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    The Ledger
  • City
    Lakeland
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former job since 2016
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Production

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered