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Good experience
Assistant (Former Employee) –  Calgary, ABApril 30, 2016
feeding machines with flyers
learned how to be quick
management was good
co-workers were really good
hardest part of the job was lifting wight. we had to lift up bundles of flyers and they were used to very heavy.
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Productive and friendly staff
Copy Editor (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AlbertaSeptember 19, 2013
As publisher, I would hold meetings first with advertising staff and later with editorial staff to get an idea about their appointments. I would also give my input ad sales people and story ideas to reporters. I was also in charge of writing editorials.

The hardest part of the job was to ensure that the company had enough revenue every month to pay staff and cover other expenses.
The weekly newspaper business is very compettive and had to work hard to meet commitments.

Enjoyed being a publisher of a medium size town and the respect that was given to the position.
Pros
invited to most public functions.
Cons
a weekly newspaper publisher has to be on duty 24-hours and even field calls at home.
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good experience
Flyer delivery person (Former Employee) –  Calgary albertaAugust 14, 2015
A day delivering flyers was like this; I worked alone. I was able to hand out the paper in the morning so that I still had the day to do what was needed of me. the hardest part was carrying the papers.
Pros
short hours
Cons
heavy pack
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Fun Place to work
Distribution Personal (Former Employee) –  CalgaryJune 13, 2012
a typical day at the Herald was busy busy busy
how to interact with the internal and external customers
Management was understanding
My co-workers were wonderful
was not getting the run finished onetime
was when we could get the run finished with minimum mistake.
Pros
kids christmas party
Cons
not enough hours
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Solitary way to make money on your schedule
Flyer Delivery (Former Employee) –  Calgary, ABDecember 8, 2012
It is what it sounds like, mindless money. Sort then deliver flyers to certain adresses. You don't deal with people unless a recipient of the flyer talks to you. Good exercise. Gets very repeditive
Pros
deliver when you want on a certain day
Cons
if it's -40 outside you still have to deliver
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Productive
Volunteer (Former Employee) –  Calgary, ABJanuary 2, 2014
It was a hardworking place which I worked well in with others and independently.
Pros
friendly environment
Cons
back pain
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4.3
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