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It's flexible work from anywhere on your own schedule.

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Contractor - Guide
Former Contractor - Guide
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Neutral Outlook

I worked at About as a contractor (More than 5 years)

Pros

It's flexible work from anywhere on your own schedule.

Cons

There is little opportunity to increase earnings, with many factors beyond your control.

Advice to Management

writers should be paid for new articles AND pageviews

Other Employee Reviews for About

  1. Managed thousands of contributors remarkably well.

    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Guide in Remote, OR
    Former Employee - Guide in Remote, OR

    I worked at About part-time

    Pros

    Reputable company. Could work from home. Good, incentive based pay. Great resources to build micro sites. Great early opportunity for budding writers.

    Cons

    Unpaid two-week full time training. Almost entirely independent work. Feedback limited unless it was bad.


  2. interesting

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    targeted inventory, so it's desirable to advertiser

    Cons

    lack of direction at times

    Advice to Management

    be nice


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