On Tuesday, a week after CEO Jeff Krelitz’s departure was announced, an editor at Heavy Metal made public her reasons for leaving the company and we learned that Heavy Metal doesn’t have an HR Department.
For those wondering what’s going on with me and #HeavyMetalMagazine today, here’s a post I made public on Facebook this morning, contained in a series of 3 images. Hopefully it’s easy enough to follow in this format. Thanks for reading. pic.twitter.com/wEfShQBfPQ
— Ghostly Means-Shannon (@HannahMenzies) October 29, 2019
The spectres Hannah Means-Shannon raises with naming her reasons for leaving are troubling. The idea that a company is trying to lockdown materials they do not own is a questionable practice in and of itself, but the additional pressure that was brought to bear creating a toxic work environment for Ms. Means-Shannon may belie an even more worrisome corporate culture at work at the Heavy Metal offices…
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