Week 2 of the consolidation of sales at Clear Channel has begun.
New high profile firings are happening.
New roadblocks for surviving salespeople.
Low morale as sellers prepare for more RIFs.
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- More big sales firings to start the week – how long will this sales RIF (reduction in force) continue.
- The new hiring guidelines.
- First example of sales “regionalization” – Bob Pittman’s latest brain fart.
- How surviving salespeople will see their selling territory (and personal non-reimbursable expenses) expanded.
- Just in case! The successful class action lawsuit against a radio company that tried a similar move.
- Pittman’s plans to tell Wall Street the company is doing great in spite of his radio group missing budget and dumping staff.
- How revenue budgets are decided – not what you think.
- What Clear Channel is doing about bonus spots and sketchy trade practices that helped get the company in trouble.
- The one good thing Pittman did when he took over that he is no longer doing.
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