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A good company to work in

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software Engineer in New York, NY
Current Employee - Software Engineer in New York, NY

I have been working at New York Times

Pros

- High profile company
- Encourages self development
- Great working atmosphere
- Very active developer community
- A lot of technologies are used here, you will like it if you love learning new stuff

Cons

- Very competitive, your colleagues will be doing extra stuff and it will look bad if you're not
- Don't try hard to impress the management, it's all politics there.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Pay attention to the employees effort

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    Great location & co-workers, disconnected sr management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in New York, NY

    I have been working at New York Times

    Pros

    Most people are at the top of their game. Good support for innovation outside of normal job. Can pay well and advance if you're willing to play politics.

    Cons

    High turnover because employees usually need to fight hard for any raise or promotion. Highly political management due to clash of old and new media. Rampant favoritism and nepotism.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Put some effort into retaining talent.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great environment, little opportunity for growth

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

    I have been working at New York Times

    Pros

    There is great pride in the brand, and you're surrounding by people who are experts in their field. There are very few people working here who simply want to collect a paycheck and don't bother with personal growth.

    Cons

    Very little opportunity for advancement, and very little communication between departments.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest more in corporate communications. Departments are far too siloed.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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