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Nice people, good work/life balance

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Former Employee - Manager, Business Development in New York, NY
Former Employee - Manager, Business Development in New York, NY

I worked at New York Times full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Nice people, good work life balance, interesting work.

Cons

Too much process & red tape. Lacking innovation and fast movers. Stale brand - perhaps with the recent acquisition - things will improve. Management is lazy.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Eliminate the red tape/process.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    If you prove yourself as an ambitious, valuable employee, the possibilities are wide open

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at New York Times full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work with very intelligent, capable, ambitious people. They value employees who are active, involved, ambitious and open to new responsibilities. If you prove yourself as one of these people, you can get involved in very business-critical, high-profile projects and awarded and recognized for successful work. The company is surprisingly innovative and progressive. It's a true media company, not a newspaper company.

    Cons

    Sometimes highly political and bureaucratic. Some great ideas get stifled because of this, but those who have the stamina to see a project through multiple rounds of rejection, can usually see it through.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    It's a good place to do good journalism work, but not family-friendly

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    Current Employee - Staff Editor in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Staff Editor in New York, NY

    I have been working at New York Times full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The NYT may be the best place to work if you want to focus on doing the best journalism out there. You will have the resources you need and will be working with many of the best people.

    Cons

    Their benefits for people with families are lame. For example, slim maternity leave, not a day of paid paternity leave, and no help with daycare. You are likely to only get a raise if you have an offer from elsewhere.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't be stingy with your employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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