R.R. Donnelley

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R.R. Donnelley Reviews

Updated 23 October 2014
Updated 23 October 2014
477 Reviews
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R.R. Donnelley President, CEO, and Director Tom Quinlan III
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work/life balance is very flexible and the office is very casual (in 14 reviews)

  • needed a job the opportunity presented itself easy enough to learn good people that I (in 16 reviews)


Cons
  • low pay, poor application of IT technology, no 401K match last several years (in 25 reviews)

  • The work-life balance was good as I worked for an agent of the corporate structure-Donnelley Logistics (in 15 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Experience working in RRD

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Quality Controller in Chennai
    Current Employee - Senior Quality Controller in Chennai

    I have been working at R.R. Donnelley full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work balancing
    Strong values and policies

    Cons

    Low allowance pay for US and UK shifts

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Worst company to work for hard workers...

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate Project Manager in Thiruvananthapuram
    Former Employee - Associate Project Manager in Thiruvananthapuram

    I worked at R.R. Donnelley full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    * gain experience
    * know corporate culture (for freshers)
    * free transportation and food (dinner)

    Cons

    * work politics
    * no hierarchical growth
    * low/no competition benefits
    * biased approach to employees
    * have to beg for leaves, though we work on holidays
    * unplanned execution of work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    * stop biased approach towards employees
    * increase pay
    * at least provide free tea/coffee

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Very good experience one can count

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Chennai
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Chennai

    I worked at R.R. Donnelley full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Learning, promotions, leadership, culture, training

    Cons

    work, life, balance, compensation, culture, odd timings,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue what you are doing

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Neither bad nor good

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Chennai
    Current Employee - Manager in Chennai

    I have been working at R.R. Donnelley full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good place to learn new things.

    Cons

    Recognition and growth is less

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management need to change

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great work culture and good work life balance

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Chennai
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Chennai

    I have been working at R.R. Donnelley full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance, diversified business

    Cons

    slow growth, unrelated businesses in Asia

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need better focus on long term strategy and vision

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good Place to work, good work ethics, nice management, equal opportunity, great place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Legal Associate in Chennai
    Current Employee - Legal Associate in Chennai

    I have been working at R.R. Donnelley full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Place to work, good work ethics, nice management, equal opportunity, great place to work

    Cons

    Increments are low, cab facilities need a overlook

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Kindly take employees suggestions and feedbacks

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good place to learn

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Chennai
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Chennai

    I have been working at R.R. Donnelley full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    One can learn a lot and get good exposure towards new technology

    Cons

    not that I know of

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up your good work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Low Salary

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Chennai
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Chennai

    I worked at R.R. Donnelley full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Friendly Collegues and low work pressure. Never Stretched beyond working hours

    Cons

    Stringent rules and low salary package. Fear of getting sacked when the project is closed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be Lenient to the employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    A good company to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Chennai
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Chennai

    I have been working at R.R. Donnelley full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    You will get enough time for yourself an for family.

    Cons

    Weekend calling should not happen

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't call for weekend .

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Learning Pool

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Process Associate in Thiruvananthapuram
    Former Employee - Senior Process Associate in Thiruvananthapuram

    I worked at R.R. Donnelley full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Its an organization where you will get many opportunities to learn new things. More friendly atmosphere. Good relationship with colleagues. Job security is comparatively good than other MNC's. More relaxed work environment. Will get time to balance work and life.

    Cons

    So called grapevine communication is much stronger. Internal politics will sometimes screw your performance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Forget the "X" generation management principles. Culture is changing and the "Y" generation is taking the lead role.Accommodate them and accept them.

    Recommends

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