communications Job Reviews

Women who work in communications departments have an overall job satisfaction level of 3, 33.3% of them believe there is gender equality in their firms, and make an average salary range of $50k-$80k.

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January 1970

From what I saw, women are treated as fairly as men. But overall, employees are not valued as much as they could/should be.

Job Satisfaction Level
1.0
$25k-$50k
Not eligible for bonus
None taken
Yes
Maybe. I would only recommend this employer if you plan to stay 1-2
Improve my benefits (e.g. medical, maternity)
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January 1970

Not a ton of growth opportunities as it still works like the government but great work life balance and very understanding bosses.

Job Satisfaction Level
5.0
$50k-$80k
$0-$10k
None taken
Yes
Yes
Improve my compensation
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Madam anon1236 General Electric
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January 1970

Leadership roles are certainly composed of more men than women, but GE has made a real effort to diversify. Maternity leave changed on 4/1/16 and is now much more generous: up to 12 weeks paid and an additional 4 unpaid. They are also very good about flexible work arrangements and offer wellness rooms at almost all of their sites. This is a review for GE Capital

Job Satisfaction Level
4.0
$80k-$100k
$10k-$20k
10 hours
12 paid / unpaid
Yes
Yes
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Lady anon924 Rural Metro
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January 1970

I worked there slightly over 4 years. If you are part of the "club" you will go far, but even the "club" will throw you under the bus. It is best to always have an exit plan.

Job Satisfaction Level
3.0
$25k-$50k
$0-$10k
10 hours
None taken
No
No
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January 1970

Managers have zero training in how to manage. High turnover.

Job Satisfaction Level
4.0
$50k-$80k
$0-$10k
7 hours or fewer
None taken
No
Yes
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January 1970

I've worked here for two years and have faced various levels of sexism and outright discrimination. Our department is not very tolerant of working parents and flextime is not supported. Each department on campus is different and some others may be more accepting.

Job Satisfaction Level
3.0
$50k-$80k
$0-$10k
9 hours
None taken
No
Maybe. If you can handle being the only woman in most meetings.
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Lady Vee88 United States Army
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January 1970

Be aware of your surroundings. Be amazing at P.T.

Job Satisfaction Level
3.0
$25k-$50k
$0-$10k
12 hours
None taken
No
Yes
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January 1970

I worked here for three years and the attitude of the senior leadership is that it's best to squeeze and burn through young, idealistic staff regardless of gender, but of course that falls especially hard on women with young children. In that vein, during my time there different employees received different maternity leave benefits depending on how much they negotiated with HR, and were told not to discuss their benefits with others. I'm not sure if it's been standardized since. And although management is dominated by women, that does not translate into mentorship. In fact, younger women often seem to be viewed as competition and kept from opportunities that would help them grow and develop. Who your direct boss is makes a big difference in ability to grow and quality of life, but those things aren't institutional priorities for senior leadership.

Job Satisfaction Level
1.0
$100k-$150k
$0-$10k
10 hours
None taken
No
No
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Lady Fantasma eBay Inc.
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January 1970

The company has a stated commitment to recruiting women, which has led it to have better diversity figures than comparable tech companies. However, the environment for women varies widely by department/function and manager. The company has a way to go when it comes to retention, though it does support work-life balance with flextime and the ability to work remotely.

Job Satisfaction Level
3.0
$100k-$150k
$10k-$20k
8 hours
None taken
No
Maybe.

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