Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group)

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Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group) Reviews

Updated August 17, 2014
Updated August 17, 2014
18 Reviews

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  1.  

    New challenges everyday, fast paced work environment

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group) full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Seniors are approachable, helpful, salary comes always on time, increments despite sector slowdown

    Cons

    Not much work-life balance, slower promotions

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Very good company to work with

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Deputy Manager  in  Ahmedabad (India)
    Current Employee - Deputy Manager in Ahmedabad (India)

    I have been working at Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group) full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very good work place in

    Cons

    Very bad old thought process senior management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get the old horses who has the old thought process sacked

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Enriched with lots of learning experience and freedom to work.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Officer  in  Cochin (India)
    Current Employee - Officer in Cochin (India)

    I have been working at Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group) full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Freedom, exposure, Well known Brand.

    Cons

    HR is week in the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    nothing.

    Recommends
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  5.  

    the journey in times group is going great

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    Current Employee - Accounts Manager  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Accounts Manager in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group) full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    the brand of the company i.e., feel proud that i am working for such a big brand

    Cons

    as there is no cons

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    make more flexible for working

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Full of Hypocrisy and ironically regressive for a Media company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group) full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work-Life balance is the only positive aspect I can think of

    Cons

    Very Political, gossipy and negative work environment
    Regressive policies and attitudes of senior leadership
    No Transparency in any policies, systems or decisions whatsoever
    Mediocre work culture, hierarchy driven- poor incentive payouts
    Top management lives in their glasshouses and has no clue about ground level reality
    Absolutely no culture of merit or performance- Its all perception driven and favouritism driven

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pls learn to treat employees with some respect and learn to build performance/merit driven culture- high time!

    Doesn't Recommend
  7.  

    Amazing brand to work with

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group) full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Brand Name to work with, Work culture is good, Efficient Senior Management, good Work/Life Balance can be achieved with Smart work

    Cons

    Less recognition to IT dept., Not enough career growth in IT Dept., stagnation in terms of projects,

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Good but donot have much exposer for engineers of other domain except printing

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group) full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    One of the top media group. healthy work enviornment

    Cons

    not good for mechanical engineers as it is mainly a printing industry

    Recommends
  9.  

    Not enough money to pay the bills

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    Former Employee - Journalist  in  Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Journalist in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group) as a contractor

    Pros

    Mumbai offices big, comfortable and well located, health coverage for dependents of employees, collegial atmosphere in newsroom

    Cons

    Glass ceiling, average age of newsroom *too* young, top-down approach to what is newsworthy, editorial power quite poor, salary not enough to live on (unless you already have other income, don't have to pay a home loan, or happy to depend on hefty income of your spouse or parents)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Raise salaries, have a lively edit page in print editions, give editors more freedom to make publications more intelligent, have five-day weeks (or six-hour shifts 6 days/week)

    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    good always and rewarding career

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group)

    Pros

    frredom, humane, always and rewarding career

    Cons

    skill level of staff, time delays, vast org

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep it up

  11.  

    Good and challenging

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Assistant  in  Noida (India)
    Former Employee - Human Resources Assistant in Noida (India)

    I worked at Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group) full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly environment, support from managers

    Cons

    Processes are not effective there

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pls use more system bases processes

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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