Progressive Business Publications

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Great start to a post-college career, not much room to grow

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Malvern, PA (US)

ProsTaking a position at Progressive Business Publications after college is a very wise decision - You learn a lot about marketing and the corporate world. Management does encourage you to do well and the bonus structure is good if you're a high performer. It's a great resume builder and you can take advantage of many opportunities. They have corporate boxes in many Philadelphia sports arenas which are a great perk.

ConsThe salary is low (and although there's 'advancement' opportunities, it typically is minimal during review) and the benefits are weak compared to similar companies. The health insurance, PTO (vacation and sick leave) and snow day policy do not reward employees. The entire business model is based around hiring new college graduates, making money and then replacing the crop once they've moved on.

Advice to Senior ManagementInvest in your employees and reward them appropriately with salary and benefits. Also, look for long-term solutions to grow the business.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Bad career choice

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Malvern, PA (US)

    I worked at Progressive Business Publications


    Pros: Accommodating to individual schedules, casual dress code, unlikely to be… Cons: No career growth, flat organization with high paid managers prevent opportunities to move up, no raises, money invested in… Advice to Senior Management: Quit paying executives to work for one year at the highest salary and then leave. Reward company loyalty and plan your future. Get ahead of… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Unenlightened

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Malvern, PA (US)

    I worked at Progressive Business Publications


    Pros: They will give unproven talent a chance. They are relatively hands-off so you have the opportunity to develop your skills and projects… Cons: PBP is very set in its ways. Original thinking is typically punished until the new employee learns to fit the mold. The company markets very… Advice to Senior Management: Super-aggressive marketing models are becoming self-defeating. You should reward your employees for finding ways to bring in revenue while treating customers with respect. Many… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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