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Good colleagues but bad business direction

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  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Equivalent to A Senior Manager
Current Employee - Equivalent to A Senior Manager

I have been working at Mediacorp

Pros

Many colleagues are collegial and fun. Informal, casual setting. One of the biggest broadcaster in Singapore -- the place to be to learn about TV production and broadcasting.

Cons

Managment changes direction very frequently, so much so that a lot of time is wasted on projects that never see the light of day. Among business units, the fighting can be rather vicious. Pay is not great. Benefits are average, though better than many SMEs. Quality of staff varies greatly. MediaCorp tends to squeeze its staff, and remuneration often does not match the amount of work that a person takes up.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Changing CEOs every few years can be very disruptive. CEO has a reputation to be a "screamer" at times, but he seems to be trying to reach out to the staff in general too.

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Not bad

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager

    I have been working at Mediacorp

    Pros

    no need to OT a lot;
    Benefit is ok.
    Senior management wants to be more open to suggestions now with blogs, work group (though definitely there should be a lot of better ways)... need to see whether these work...

    Cons

    no culture.
    lack of transparency.
    strategy planning is very bad.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more open.
    Develop the talents.

    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Great work environment and colleagues

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager

    I worked at Mediacorp

    Pros

    Management trust in employee
    Flexibility in balancing work and personal life
    Great colleagues and environment
    Fun & creative

    Cons

    Biased management
    Half hearted when it comes to career advancement opportunities
    Unsubstantial training given to develop new skill set
    Salary still below market rate

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Transparency, honesty and fairness when meting out promotions, salaries etc.
    Really look at the capabilties of staff and not be biased.
    No double standards when it comes to disciplining mistakes made

    Recommends
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