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Reynolds American Reviews

Updated 2 July 2014
Updated 2 July 2014
257 Reviews

3.4
257 Reviews
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Reynolds American Chairman, President, & CEO Daniel M. Delen
Daniel M. Delen
36 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great benefits, Good starting pay, and for the most part great team members (in 32 reviews)

  • Great pay and benefits, but don't think it's long term (in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • There is almost zero work/ life balance (in 14 reviews)

  • Watch your back, senior management in information management have a problem with communicating the truth (in 14 reviews)

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33 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Awesome experiences and opportunities have been provided to me

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director  in  Winston-Salem, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Director in Winston-Salem, NC (US)

    Pros

    I am allowed to do my work without constant oversight. I have the opportunity to help other employees

    Cons

    Work-life balance is very challenging!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to be transparent and provide opportunites to high performing employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    It does not get better than RJR!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Trade Marketing
    Current Employee - Trade Marketing

    Pros

    competitive salary, great benefits, 401k match, company vehicle, work hard / play hard, certification, critical selling skills - The list goes on

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of other than IT issues, as the database runs very slow
    Promotions are a lot less as of late due to little turnover - Actually a positive

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue driving the coaching culture

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Decent place

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Work environment was ok most of the time

    Cons

    Working in a smaller branch, there was CONSTANT worry of whether or not your job was secure. No encouragement from supervisors to make employees feel secure.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Innovative and always something to do

    Cons

    Forced to move without getting a preference

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Plant Manager  in  Tobaccoville, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Plant Manager in Tobaccoville, NC (US)

    Pros

    salary is the best in its class

    Cons

    smell like tobacco all day

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    na

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Innovative, Market Leadership, Work / Life Balance

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great people to work with, fully invested in the people, great pay and benefits

    Cons

    To date I cannot think of any cons. The company truly believes in the people

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue the great leadership

  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    RAI Review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Vice President Business Information  in  Winston-Salem, NC (US)
    Former Employee - Vice President Business Information in Winston-Salem, NC (US)

    Pros

    Paid Well, rewarded success and strong benefits

    Cons

    Layoffs every few years
    Cutting benefits of retirees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in businesses other than tobacco for long term survival

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager Trade Marketing  in  Greenville, SC (US)
    Current Employee - Account Manager Trade Marketing in Greenville, SC (US)

    Pros

    Training is excellent. Great benefits.

    Cons

    Very political for moving up.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    I just started about a month ago and so far so good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Territory Manager I  in  Albany, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Territory Manager I in Albany, NY (US)

    Pros

    Company Car, free gas for business and personal use, great benefits. You are your own boss. My co- workers are amazing.

    Cons

    Nothing yet, but I've heard rumors of micro-management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    communication in my section is great, my co-workers are amazing, keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Division Manager of Trade Marketing
    Current Employee - Senior Division Manager of Trade Marketing

    Pros

    Excellent talent at all levels. High performance culture. Lots of opportunity to move up in the organization. Friendly, yet challenging work environment.

    Cons

    Must be willing to relocate to move up in organization.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider recruiting new hires closer to their home town in order to see less turnover.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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