Economist Group
3.3 of 5 40 reviews
www.economistgroup.com London, United Kingdom 150 to 499 Employees

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A thoroughly decent place to work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsGreat workplace, international feel with good opportunity

ConsCan be long hours at times

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great colleagues, hopeless management

    Journalist (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Economist Group full-time


    Pros: Lots of clever colleagues (though some of them not _quite_ as clever as they think), a collegiate atmosphere - once you're away from the bigwigs,… Cons: Run like a public-school old-boys' club, even though it's broadened its hiring reach. Hopelessly erratic and inconsistent management on everything under the sun. Zero out… Advice to Senior Management: You think that all management training is nonsense. A lot of it is - but not all of it. And you really could do with… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great experience but don't expect a secure job

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Economist Group


    Pros: Great employees - very warm, smart, professional, helpful. Collaborative and… Cons: Managed poorly. Does not know how to bridge their old fashioned tradition with the contemporary culture. Absolutely no job security and if… Advice to Senior Management: Listen to the younger experienced employees who know what is going on out… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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